Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Sub-Committee East - Wednesday, 13th October, 2021 7.00 pm

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

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

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35.

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.

36.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

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Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed members of the public to the meeting and outlined the procedures and arrangements adopted by the Council to enable persons to address the Sub-Committee, in relation to the determination of applications for planning permission. The Sub-Committee noted the advice provided for the public and speakers in attendance at Council Planning Sub-Committee meetings.

37.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 256 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 15 September 2021.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 15 September 2021 be taken as read and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

38.

Appointment of Vice-Chairman

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Minutes:

In the absence of the Vice-Chairman, Councillor P Keska sought nominations for the role of Vice-Chairman.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That Councillor R Morgan be elected as Vice-Chairman for the duration of the meeting.

39.

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 R Morgan declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following item of the agenda by virtue of knowing the applicant for many years. The Councillor had determined that he would remain in the meeting but would not take part in the consideration of the application and would not be voting:

 

·                     EPF/1290/20 – Land adjacent Horse Shoe Farm, London Road, North Weald, Harlow CM17 9LH

 

(b)          Pursuant to the Council’s Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor H Whitbread declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following item of the agenda by virtue of the applicant being known to her. The Councillor had determined that she would remain in the meeting for the consideration of the application and voting thereon:

 

·                     EPF/0583/21 8 Boleyn Row, Epping CM16 0FF

40.

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 noted that there was no other urgent business for consideration by the Sub-Committee.

41.

Epping Forest District Local Plan Submission Version - Planning Policy Briefing Note

An updated Planning Policy Briefing Note is being prepared to include reference to the current status of the Plan, the consultation on the Main Modifications and other relevant matters. A link to the updated Briefing Note will be published as soon as possible in advance of the meeting.

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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/Planning-Policy-Briefing-Note-06-October-2021-accessible.pdf

42.

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:

There were no formal site visits requested by the Sub-Committee as a vote on a proposed site visit to 2 Chapel View, 90 A Hemnall Street, Epping CM16 4LY regarding planning application EPF/1304/21, was lost.

43.

Planning Application - EPF/2705/19 Great Oak, Coopersale Street, Epping CM16 7PG pdf icon PDF 403 KB

To consider the attached report for the demolition of two existing outbuildings and erection of separate dwelling and garage, proposed new entrance arrangement to improve site ingress and egress to improve highway safety. (Revised application to EPF/0503/19).

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Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/2705/19

 

SITE ADDRESS:

Great Oak

Coopersale Street

Epping

CM16 7PG

 

PARISH:

Epping

 

WARD:

Epping Hemnall

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Demolition of two existing outbuildings & erection of separate dwelling & garage, proposed new entrance arrangement to improve site ingress & egress to improve highway safety. (Revised application to EPF/0503/19).

 

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=630278

 

CONDITIONS

 

1

The development hereby permitted 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:

 

18066_SK001, 18066_SK002A, 18066_SK003, 18066_SK001, 18066_SK002A, 18066_SK003, 18066_SK004B, 18066_SK005B, Air raid shelter volume, Canteen Volume, Preliminary Ecological Appraisal including Extended Phase 1 Habitat Assessment, Bat Scoping Assessment, Great Crested newt HS1 Survey by Tim Moya Associates May 2019 190310-ED-01, Arboricultural Report by Tim Moya and Associates 190310-PD-11a dated  3/9/19, Bio and Geodiversity data by Essex Field Club ref: EFC3558, 24 Apr 2019, Planning Statement, Phase I Environmental Desk Study by Sequoia Environmental 3 April 2019 and Heritage Statement Revision A - 06-04-2020by Paul Saggers.

 

3

Prior to any above ground works, documentary and photographic details of the type and colours of the external finishes of the development have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

 

4

Prior to first occupation of the development herby permitted a plan indicating the position, design, materials and type of boundary treatment to be erected, shall have been submitted to an approved by the Local Planning Authority. The approved boundary treatment shall be implemented prior to the occupation of the development and thereafter permanently retained.

 

5

Prior to preliminary ground works taking place, details of foul and surface water disposal shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details, and shall be provided on site prior to the first occupation and shall be retained for the lifetime of the development.

 

6

If any tree, shrub or hedge shown to be retained in the submitted Arboricultural reports is removed, uprooted or destroyed, dies, or becomes severely damaged or diseased during development activities or within 3 years of the completion of the development, another tree, shrub or hedge of the same size and species shall be planted within 3 months at the same place, unless the Local Planning Authority gives its written consent to any variation. If within a period of five years from the date of planting any replacement tree, shrub or hedge is removed, uprooted or destroyed, or dies or becomes seriously damaged or defective another tree, shrub or hedge of the same species and size as that originally planted shall, within 3 months, be planted at the same place.

 

7

Prior to any above ground works, full details of both hard  ...  view the full minutes text for item 43.

44.

Planning Application - EPF/1290/20 Land Adjacent Horse Shoe Farm, London Road, North Weald, Harlow CM17 9LH pdf icon PDF 334 KB

To consider the attached report for a new agricultural barn with additional hardstanding area.

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Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/1290/20

 

SITE ADDRESS:

Land Adjacent Horse Shoe Farm

London Road

North Weald

Harlow

CM17 9LH

 

PARISH:

North Weald Bassett

 

WARD:

Hastingwood, Matching and Sheering Village

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

New Agricultural Barn with additional Hardstanding area

 

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=638219

 

CONDITIONS

 

1

The development hereby permitted 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: JS-2018 001 Rev C; Supplementary Planning Statement 9th October 2020; Design & Access Statement.

 

3

The building shall be used solely for the purposes of agricultural as defined in Section 336(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and for no other purpose.

 

4

No development including site clearance shall take place until details of tree planting, including positions or density, species and planting size(s) and a timetable for implementation (linked to the development schedule) shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. These works shall be carried out as approved. If within a period of five years from the date of planting any tree, or replacement, is removed, uprooted or destroyed or dies or becomes seriously damaged or defective, another tree of the same species and size as that originally planted shall be planted at the same place unless the Local Planning Authority gives it's written consent to any variation.

 

5

Prior to preliminary ground works taking place, details of surface water disposal shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details, and shall be provided on site prior to the first occupation and shall be retained for the lifetime of the development.

 

6

No preliminary ground works shall take place until a flood risk assessment and management and maintenance plan shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority prior to commencement of development. The assessment shall include calculations of increased run-off and associated volume of storm detention using WinDes or other similar best practice tools. The approved measures shall be carried out prior to the substantial completion of the development and shall be adequately maintained in accordance with the management and maintenance plan.

 

7

No deliveries, external running of plant and equipment or demolition and construction works, other than internal works not audible outside the site boundary, shall take place on the site other than between the hours of 08:30 to 17:30 on Monday to Friday and 08:00 to 13:00 on Saturday and not at all on Sundays, Public or Bank Holidays without the prior written permission of the Local Planning Authority.

 

8

Wheel washing or other cleaning facilities for vehicles leaving the site during construction works shall be installed and utilised to clean vehicles immediately before leaving the site. Any mud or other material  ...  view the full minutes text for item 44.

45.

Planning Application - EPF/3022/20 Elms Farm, Equine Livery Yard, Waples Mill Road, Abbess Beauchamp and Berners Roding, Ongar CM5 0TE pdf icon PDF 292 KB

To consider the attached report for the re-submission of an application for three livery yard mobile homes for two year temporary siting and associated additional grazing.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/3022/20

 

SITE ADDRESS:

Elms Farm, Equine Livery Yard

Waples Mill Road

Abbess Beauchamp And Berners Roding

Ongar

CM5 0TE

 

PARISH:

The Rodings - Abbess, Beauchamp and Berners

 

WARD:

High Ongar, Willingale and the Rodings

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Re-submission of application for three livery yard mobile homes for two year temporary siting and associated additional grazing.

 

DECISION:

Grant Permission (With Conditions)

 

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http://planpub.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/NIM.websearch/ExternalEntryPoint.aspx?SEARCH_TYPE=1&DOC_CLASS_CODE=PL&FOLDER1_REF=646297

 

CONDITIONS

 

1          The development hereby permitted shall be carried out and retained strictly in accordance with the following approved plan: 1905-400 Rev C.

 

2          The use hereby permitted shall cease, the caravans together with any associated works shall be removed from the site and the land restored on or before 06 October 2023.

 

3          Within 3 months of the date of this permission, three single caravans shall be placed at the locations shown on the plans hereby approved. Any other caravan currently located within the site boundaries shall by this date be removed from the site. Thereafter, no further caravans shall be sited or stored within the site without prior consent from the Local Planning Authority.

 

4          The occupation of the caravans hereby approved shall be limited to a person solely or mainly working within the application site and to any resident dependants.

46.

Planning Application - EPF/0504/21 Purlieu House, 11 Station Road, Epping CM16 4HA pdf icon PDF 260 KB

To consider the attached report for an additional storey to facilitate the creation of six flats and change of use of part ground from B1 office to retail for the building to comprise of a retail unit on the ground floor and retained under croft parking, offices to first floor, and the flats on the second and newly created third floor.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/0504/21

 

SITE ADDRESS:

Purlieu House

11 Station Road

Epping

CM16 4HA

 

PARISH:

Epping

 

WARD:

Epping Hemnall

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Additional storey to facilitate the creation of six flats and change of use of part ground from B1 office to retail for the building to comprise of a retail unit on the ground floor and retained under croft parking, offices to first floor, and the flats on the second and newly created third floor.

 

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=648775

 

CONDITIONS

1

The development hereby permitted 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: Location plan, 20102; 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 101, 102, 103, 104/A, 105/A, 106/A, 107/A, 108/A, 109/A, 110/A, 111/A.

 

3

The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted shall match in colour, style, bonding & texture those shown on plan numbers: 20102; 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 101, 102, 103, 104/A, 105/A, 106/A, 107/A, 108/A, 109/A, 110/A, 111/A.

 

4

Wheel washing or other cleaning facilities for vehicles leaving the site during construction works shall be installed and utilised to clean vehicles immediately before leaving the site. Any mud or other material deposited on nearby roads as a result of the development shall be removed.

 

5

No deliveries, external running of plant and equipment or demolition and construction works, other than internal works not audible outside the site boundary, shall take place on the site other than between the hours of 07:30 to 18:00 on Monday to Friday and 08:00 to 13:00 on Saturday and not at all on Sundays, Public or Bank Holidays without the prior written permission of the Local Planning Authority.

 

6

Prior to any above groundworks, details and location of the parking spaces (including garages) equipped with active and/or passive Electric Vehicle Charging Point(s) shall have been submitted to and approved in writing with the Local Planning Authority (LPA), unless otherwise agreed in writing with the LPA. The installation of EVCP shall be completed in accordance with the approved details and made operational prior to first occupation. The details shall include: 

 

- Location of active and passive charging infrastructure; 

- Specification of charging equipment; and

- Operation/management strategy. The council will expect that a management plan for the charging points is set out clearly. This will address: 

a) Which parking bays will have active and/or passive charging provision, including disabled parking bays; 

b) How charging point usage will be charged amongst users; 

c) The process and the triggers for identifying when additional passive charging points will become activated; and

d) Electricity supply availability. The electricity supply should be already confirmed by the Network Provider so that the supply does not need to be upgraded at a later date. 

 

7

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47.

Planning Application - EPF/0583/21 8 Boleyn Row, Epping CM16 6FF pdf icon PDF 443 KB

To consider the attached report for a part single/two storey rear/side extensions, replacement larger roof window on rear elevation, conversion of rear half of existing garage. (Revised application to EPF/0052/21).

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Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/0583/21

 

SITE ADDRESS:

8 Boleyn Row

Epping

CM16 6FF

 

PARISH:

Epping

 

WARD:

Epping Lindsey and Thornwood Common

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Part single/two storey rear/side extensions, replacement larger roof window on rear elevation, conversion of rear half of existing garage. (Revised application to EPF/0052/21).

 

DECISION:

Deferred

 

 

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DEFERRED

 

To DDMC with a majority recommendation to grant.

48.

Planning Application - EPF/1304/21 2 Chapel View, 90 A Hemnall Street, Epping CM16 4LY pdf icon PDF 326 KB

To consider the attached report for the removal of existing conservatory and erection of single storey rear extension in an orangery style.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/1304/21

 

SITE ADDRESS:

2 Chapel View

90 A Hemnall Street

Epping

CM16 4LY

 

PARISH:

Epping

 

WARD:

Epping Hemnall

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Removal of existing conservatory and erection of single storey rear extension in an orangery style.

 

DECISION:

Deferred

 

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

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DEFERRED


For a site visit.