Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Sub-Committee West - Wednesday, 16th March, 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Offices, High Street, Epping

Contact: Vivienne Messenger, Democratic Services Tel: (01992) 564243  Email:  democraticservices@eppingforestdc.gov.uk

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29.

Webcasting Introduction

1.         This meeting is to be webcast. Members are reminded of the need to activate their microphones before speaking.

 

2.         The Chairman will read the following announcement:

 

“I would like to remind everyone present that this meeting will be broadcast live to the internet (or filmed) and will be capable of repeated viewing (or another use by such third parties).

 

If you are seated in the lower public seating area it is likely that the recording cameras will capture your image and this will result in the possibility that your image will become part of the broadcast.

 

This may infringe your human and data protection rights and if you wish to avoid this you should move to the upper public gallery.”

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Minutes:

The Chairman made a short address to remind all present that the meeting would be broadcast on the Internet, and that the Council had adopted a protocol for the webcasting of its meetings. The Sub-Committee noted the Council’s Protocol for Webcasting of Council and Other Meetings.

30.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

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Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed members of the public to the meeting and outlined the procedures and arrangements agreed by the Council, to enable persons to address the Sub-Committee in relation to the determination of applications for planning permission.

31.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 154 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 16 February 2022.

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Minutes:

            RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the Sub-Committee held on 16 February 2022 be taken as read and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

32.

Declarations of Interest

To declare interests in any item on this agenda.

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Minutes:

a)            Pursuant to the Council’s Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor S Heather declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following item of the agenda by virtue of being a member of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority. The Councillor had determined that he would remain in the meeting for the consideration of the application and voting thereon:

 

·           EPF/2036/20 Roydon Marina Village, High Street, Roydon CM19 5EJ

 

b)            Pursuant to the Council’s Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor S Heather declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following item of the agenda by virtue of being a member of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority. The Councillor had determined that he would remain in the meeting for the consideration of the application and voting thereon:

 

·           EPF/2713/21 Land at the former Chimes Garden Centre, Old Nazeing Road, Nazeing EN10 6RJ

 

c)            Pursuant to the Council’s Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor M Sartin declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following item of the agenda by virtue of being a member of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority. The Councillor had determined that she would remain in the meeting for the consideration of the application and voting thereon:

 

·           EPF/2036/20 Roydon Marina Village, High Street, Roydon CM19 5EJ

 

d)            Pursuant to the Council’s Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor M Sartin declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following item of the agenda by virtue of being a member of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority. The Councillor had determined that she would remain in the meeting for the consideration of the application and voting thereon:

 

·         EPF/2713/21 Land at the former Chimes Garden Centre, Old Nazeing Road, Nazeing EN10 6RJ

33.

Any Other Business

Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, requires that the permission of the Chairman be obtained, after prior notice to the Chief Executive, before urgent business not specified in the agenda (including a supplementary agenda of which the statutory period of notice has been given) may be transacted.

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Minutes:

It was reported that there was no urgent business for consideration at the meeting.

34.

Epping Forest District Council Planning Policy Briefing Note (October 2021)

This briefing note, dated October 2021, has been produced by the Planning Policy team to ensure that a consistent approach is taken to the provision of planning policy advice for the District, particularly in relation to the Epping Forest District Local Plan Submission Version ("LPSV"), which was published on 18 December 2017 and the Main Modifications to the LPSV published for consultation between 15 July and 23 September 2021. The primary purpose of this note is to inform the development management process and to assist Development Management officers, Councillors, applicants, and planning agents. Other Council officers involved in the development management process may also find the note helpful (e.g., Housing, Contaminated Land, Landscaping etc).

 

The Planning Policy Briefing Note (October 2021) is available at:

 

https://www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Planning-Policy-Briefing-Note-06-October-2021-accessible.pdf

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Minutes:

It was noted that the briefing note, dated October 2021, had been produced by the Planning Policy team to ensure that a consistent approach was taken to the provision of planning policy advice for the District, particularly in relation to the Epping Forest District Local Plan Submission Version (LPSV), which was published on 18 December 2017 and the Main Modifications to the LPSV published for consultation between 15 July and 23 September 2021.

 

The Planning Policy Briefing Note (October 2021) was available at:

https://www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/PlanningPolicyBriefing-Note-06-October-2021-accessible.pdf

35.

Site Visits

To identify and agree requirements for formal site visits to be held with regard to any planning application listed in this agenda, prior to consideration of the application.

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Minutes:

Councillor M Sartin proposed a site visit for EPF/2036/20 - Roydon Marina Village, High Street, Roydon CM19 5EJ, which was seconded by Councillor N Avey, prior to the consideration and determination of the remaining applications.

36.

Planning Application - EPF/1549/18 - Racedale, Tylers Road, Roydon, Essex, CM19 5LJ pdf icon PDF 288 KB

To consider the attached report on the demolition of existing dwelling and erection of two detached dwellings ** SAC case now progressing **.

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/1549/18

 

SITE ADDRESS:

Racedale

Tylers Road

Roydon

Essex

CM19 5LJ

 

PARISH:

Roydon

 

WARD:

Broadley Common, Epping Upland and Nazeing

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of two detached dwellings

 

DECISION:

Grant Permission (Subject to Legal Agreement)

 

Click on the link below to view related plans and documents for this case:

http://planpub.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/NIM.websearch/ExternalEntryPoint.aspx?SEARCH_TYPE=1&DOC_CLASS_CODE=PL&FOLDER1_REF=610393

 

CONDITIONS

 

1.    The development hereby permitted must be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this notice.

 

2.    The development hereby permitted will be completed strictly in accordance with the approved drawings nos: CA 0318.01, 02, 03, 04, 05 & 06

 

3.    Samples of the types and colours of the external finishes shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority in writing prior to their use on site. The development shall be implemented in accordance with such approved details. For the purposes of this condition, the samples shall only be made available for inspection by the Local Planning Authority at the planning application site itself.

 

4.    No development shall commence until an assessment of the risks posed by any contamination, carried out in accordance with British Standard BS 10175: Investigation of potentially contaminated sites - Code of Practice and the Environment Agency's Model Procedures for the Management of Land Contamination (CLR 11) (or equivalent British Standard and Model Procedures if replaced), shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. If any contamination is found, a report specifying the measures to be taken, including the timescale, to remediate the site to render it suitable for the approved development shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The site shall be remediated in accordance with the approved measures and timescale and a verification report shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. If, during the course of development, any contamination is found which has not been previously identified, work shall be suspended and additional measures for its remediation shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The remediation of the site shall incorporate the approved additional measures and a verification report for all the remediation works shall be submitted to the local planning authority within 21 days of the report being completed and approved in writing by the local planning authority.

 

5.    Following completion of the measures identified in the approved remediation scheme, and prior to the first use or occupation of the development, a verification report that demonstrates the effectiveness of the remediation carried out must be produced together with any necessary monitoring and maintenance programme and copies of any waste transfer notes relating to exported and imported soils shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority for approval. The approved monitoring and maintenance programme shall be implemented. 

 

6.    In the event that any evidence of potential contamination is found at any time when carrying out the approved development that was not  ...  view the full minutes text for item 36.

37.

Planning Application - EPF/2609/19 - 1-6 Shernbroke Road Hostel, Shernbroke Road, Waltham Abbey, EN9 3JF pdf icon PDF 493 KB

To consider the attached report Erection of 26 flats with associated parking & landscaping following demolition of the former Shernbroke Hostel.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/2609/19

 

SITE ADDRESS:

1-6 Shernbroke Road Hostel

Shernbroke Road

Waltham Abbey

EN9 3JF

 

PARISH:

Waltham Abbey

 

WARD:

Waltham Abbey Honey Lane

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Erection of 26 flats with associated parking & landscaping following demolition of the former Shernbroke Hostel.

 

DECISION:

Grant Permission (Subject to Legal Agreement)

 

Click on the link below to view related plans and documents for this case:

http://planpub.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/NIM.websearch/ExternalEntryPoint.aspx?SEARCH_TYPE=1&DOC_CLASS_CODE=PL&FOLDER1_REF=629854

 

CONDITIONS

 

1

The development hereby permitted must be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this notice.

 

2

The development hereby permitted will be completed and retained strictly in accordance with the approved drawings numbers:

001 Rev I, 002 Rev G, 003 Rev G, 004 Rev G, 005 Rev G, 201 Rev G, 203 Rev E, 205 Rev F, 207, 208, 209, 501 Rev M and901 Rev C;

54 064.21, 23 and 24;

22182se-01;

PSF1076WA 100 Rev I, 101 Rev ! and 200 Rev I;

18159-SYM-XX-XX-DR-C-3000 Rev T4 and 3001 Rev T4;

2867/SK/E/230 Rev T1 and 2867/E/230 Rev T3

 

3

No development shall take place, including any works of demolition, until measures set out in the Construction Method Statement prepared by DCH Construction to accompany the application have been fully installed. The approved Statement shall be adhered to throughout the construction period.

 

4

A) No work on any phase of the development (with the exception of demolition works where this is for the reason of making areas of the site available for site investigation), shall commence until an assessment of the risks posed by any contamination within that phase shall have been submitted to and approved in  writing by the Local Planning Authority. This assessment must be undertaken by a suitably qualified contaminated land practitioner, in accordance with British Standard BS 10175: Investigation of Potentially Contaminated Sites - Code of Practice and the Environment Agency's Guidelines for the Land Contamination: Risk Management (LCRM 2020) (or equivalent if replaced), and shall assess any contamination on the site, whether or not it originates on the site. The development shall only be carried out in accordance with the approved details unless the Local Planning Authority gives its written consent to any variation. The assessment shall include: (1) A survey of the extent, scale and nature of contamination and (2) An assessment of the potential risks to: human health; property (existing or proposed) including buildings, crops, livestock, pets, woodland, service lines and pipes; adjoining land; groundwater and surface waters; ecological systems; and archaeological sites and ancient monuments.

 

B) If following the risk assessment unacceptable risks are identified from land affected by contamination in that phase, no work on any phase of the development shall take place, until a detailed land remediation scheme has been completed. The scheme will be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The scheme shall include an appraisal of remediation options, identification of the preferred option(s), the proposed remediation objectives and remediation criteria, and a description and programme of the works to be undertaken  ...  view the full minutes text for item 37.

38.

Planning Application - EPF/1144/20 - Glenholme Nursery, Nursery Road, Nazeing, Waltham Abbey, EN9 2JF pdf icon PDF 266 KB

To consider the attached report on the proposed removal of 2 existing caravans, demolition of existing buildings (115m2), retention of building A (97m2), erection of building B (97m2) for agricultural workers accommodation with provision of associated amenity space.

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/1144/20

 

SITE ADDRESS:

Glenholme Nursery

Nursery Road

Nazeing

Waltham Abbey

EN9 2JF

 

PARISH:

Nazeing

 

WARD:

Lower Nazeing

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Proposed removal of 2 existing caravans, demolition of existing buildings (115m2), retention of building A (97m2), erection of building B (97m2) for agricultural workers accommodation with provision of associated amenity space.

 

DECISION:

Grant Permission (With Conditions)

 

Click on the link below to view related plans and documents for this case:

http://planpub.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/NIM.websearch/ExternalEntryPoint.aspx?SEARCH_TYPE=1&DOC_CLASS_CODE=PL&FOLDER1_REF=637520

 

CONDITIONS

 

1

The demolition of the existing buildings and erection of building B as shown on drawing number 4010/3A shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

 

2

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out and retained strictly in accordance with the following approved plans:

 

4010/1A, 4010/2, 4010/3A, 4010/4A, 4010/5,  4010/6, TCTC-17864-PL-01, TCTC-17864- PL-02A Proposed Layout Plan and Remediation Recommendations, TCTC-17864-L-01, TCTC-17864 Tree schedule (BS5837), TCTC-17864-B, Phase 1 Habitat Survey and scoping assessment by Hybrid Ecology Ltd 12th October 2020, Planning Statement.

 

3

Within three months from the date of this decision the caravans shown on drawing 4010/2 to be removed shall be removed from the site.

 

4

The occupation of the development hereby approved shall be limited to a 10 persons maximum for the development, Occupants must also be solely or mainly working, in horticulture, agriculture or in forestry, at Glenholme Nursery, Nursery Road, Nazeing.

 

5

The refuse storage facility shown on the approved plans shall be completed within three months from the date of this decision and shall thereafter be retained free of obstruction and used for the storage of refuse and recycling only and for no other purpose, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

6

All mitigation and enhancement measures and/or works shall be carried out in accordance with the details contained in the Ecological Survey (Hybrid Ecology Ltd, October 2020), as already submitted with the planning application and agreed in principle with the local planning authority prior to determination.

 

7

Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015, as amended, (or any other order revoking, further amending or re-enacting that Order) no development generally permitted by virtue of Class A of Part 2 of Schedule 2 to the Order, shall be undertaken without the prior written permission of the Local Planning Authority.

 

8

The vehicle parking as indicated on the approved plans shall be provided within three months from the date of this decision and retained as such in perpetuity for their intended purpose.

 

9

Prior to the commencement of any further above ground level works, a Biodiversity Enhancement Layout for protected and Priority species shall be submitted to

and approved in writing by the local planning authority, following the details contained within the Ecological Survey (Hybrid Ecology Ltd, October 2020).

 

The content of the Biodiversity Enhancement Layout shall include the following:

a) Purpose and conservation objectives for the proposed enhancement measures;

b) detailed designs to achieve stated objectives;

c) locations of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 38.

39.

Planning Application - EPF/2036/20 - Roydon Marina Village, High Street, Roydon, Harlow, CM19 5EJ pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the attached report on an extension to existing marina to provide an additional 168 berths, 99 parking spaces, additional associated facilities and widening and improvement to existing vehicular and pedestrian access.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/2036/20

 

SITE ADDRESS:

Roydon Marina Village

High Street

Roydon

Harlow

CM19 5EJ

 

PARISH:

Roydon

 

WARD:

Roydon

 

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Extension to existing marina to provide an additional 168 berths, 99 parking spaces, additional associated facilities and widening and improvement to existing vehicular and pedestrian access.

 

DECISION:

Deferred

 

 

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DEFERRED

 

For members site visit.

40.

Planning Application - EPF/2713/21 - Land at the former Chimes Garden Centre, Old Nazeing Road, Nazeing, Waltham Abbey, EN10 6RJ pdf icon PDF 553 KB

To consider the attached report on the erection of 14 dwellings (4 flats and 10 dwellings) (resubmission of EPF/3040/19).

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/2713/21

 

SITE ADDRESS:

Land at the former Chimes Garden Centre

Old Nazeing Road

Nazeing

Waltham Abbey

EN10 6RJ

 

PARISH:

Nazeing

 

WARD:

Lower Nazeing

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Erection of 14 dwellings (4 flats and 10 dwellings) (resubmission of EPF/3040/19)

 

DECISION:

Referred to DDMC

 

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Referred to DDMC

 

With a recommendation from Area Planning Sub Committee West to approve subject to conditions and a Legal Agreement.