Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Sub-Committee East - Wednesday, 6th April, 2022 7.00 pm

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

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107.

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.

108.

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.

109.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 208 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 9 March 2022.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That Parish shown in minute 102 relating to application EPF/1531/19- The Land adjacent to the Fox Inn PH, Harlow Road, Matching Tye Essex, CM17 0QS , should be corrected and read as Macthing.

 

That with the above amendment, the minutes of the Sub-Committee held on 9 March 2022 be taken as read and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

 

 

110.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

To declare interests in any item on this agenda.

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Minutes:

a)     Pursuant to the Council’s Code of Member Conduct, Councillor J McIvor declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following item of the agenda. The Councillor had determined that he would remain in the meeting for the consideration of the application and voting thereon:

 

·        EPF/2627/20 – Land at Greenstead Road, Chipping Ongar

 

b)     Pursuant to the Council’s Code of Member Conduct, Councillor JH Whitehouse declared a personal interest in the following item of the agenda. The Councillor had determined that she would leave the meeting for the consideration of the application and voting thereon:

 

·        EPF/2951/21 – 69 Dukes Avenue Theydon Bois

 

111.

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.

112.

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 Epping Forest District Local Plan Submission Version Planning Policy Briefing note was available at:

http://www.efdclocalplan.org/wpcontent/uploads/2018/03/Planning-Policy-Briefing-Note_Mar-2018.pdf

113.

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.

114.

Planning Application - EPF/2627/20 Land at Greensted Road, Chipping Ongar CM5 9LA pdf icon PDF 532 KB

To consider the attached report on the construction of a residential development comprising of 95 units together with open space, car parking and landscaping.

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Minutes:

 

APPLICATION No:

EPF/2627/20

 

SITE ADDRESS:

Land at Greensted Road

Chipping Ongar

CM5 9LA

 

PARISH:

Ongar

 

WARD:

Chipping Ongar, Greensted and Marden Ash

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Construction of a residential development comprising of 95 units, together with open space, car parking & landscaping.

 

DECISION:

Referred to DDMC

 

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=644596

 

 

 

Referred up to DDMC by resolution.

 

 

115.

Planning Application - EPF/1787/21 Bushes, Wind Hill, Magdalen Laver, Ongar CM5 0DS pdf icon PDF 174 KB

To consider the attached report for proposed alterations to existing buildings; provision of pool within courtyard; partial demolition of existing built form and in-line addition to enlarge existing ancillary residential annex; change of use of adjacent field to horse grazing.

 

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Minutes:

 

APPLICATION No:

EPF/1787/21

 

SITE ADDRESS:

Bushes

Wind Hill

Magdalen Laver

Ongar

CM5 0DS

 

PARISH:

Moreton, Bobbingworth and the Lavers

 

WARD:

Moreton and Fyfield

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Proposed alterations to existing buildings; provision of pool within courtyard; partial demolition of existing built form and in-line addition to enlarge existing ancillary residential annex; change of use of adjacent field to horse grazing.

 

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=654393

 

 

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 shall be carried out and retained strictly in accordance with the following approved plans: 2239; 2, 3, 4, 8a, 9, 10, 11a

 

3

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.

 

4

The extension hereby permitted shall only be used for purposes incidental to the residential use of the main dwelling, and shall not be used for any primary residential accommodation or commercial use.

 

5

No development shall take place until details of mitigation measures to show how the development will be constructed/adapted so as to provide sufficient air borne and structure borne sound insulation against internally/externally generated noise and vibration has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

This sound insulation shall ensure that the levels of noise generated from the development; as measured within habitable rooms of the development shall be no higher than 35dB(A) from 7am to 11pm and 30dB(A) in bedrooms from 11pm to 7am.

 

The report shall include all calculations and baseline data, and be set out so that the Local Planning Authority can fully audit the report and critically analyse the content and recommendations.

 

b) The mitigation measures as approved under this condition shall be implemented in their entirety prior to the commencement of the use or first occupation of the development and retained as such thereafter.

 

To maintain reasonable levels of protection for the occupiers of the development from external noise and in accordance with policies RP5A and DBE9 of the adopted Local Plan and Alterations and polices DM9 and DM21 of the Local Plan Submission Version 2017, and the NPPF 2021.

 

6

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  ...  view the full minutes text for item 115.

116.

Planning Application - EPF/2951/21 69 Dukes Avenue Theydon Bois, Epping CM16 7HQ pdf icon PDF 217 KB

To consider the attached report for a single story side extension.

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Minutes:

 

APPLICATION No:

EPF/2951/21

 

SITE ADDRESS:

69 Dukes Avenue

Theydon Bois

Epping

CM16 7HQ

 

PARISH:

Theydon Bois

 

WARD:

Theydon Bois

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Single storey side extension.

 

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=659741

 

 

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: 001, existing block plan, location plan, proposed block plan

 

3            

The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted shall match those in the existing building.

 

117.

Planning Application - EPF/0103/22 Grove Cottages, 64 Ongar Road, Lambourne, Romford RM4 1UJ pdf icon PDF 949 KB

To consider the attached report for the application to remove condition 2 'Soft Landscaping' on EPF/2334/21 (Retention of a vehicular crossover field access, associated gate and hedgerow planting along boundary (Revised application to EPF/0229/21)

 

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Minutes:

 

APPLICATION No:

EPF/0103/22

 

SITE ADDRESS:

Grove Cottages

64 Ongar Road

Lambourne

Romford

RM4 1UJ

 

PARISH:

Lambourne

 

WARD:

Lambourne

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Application to remove condition 2 'Soft Landscaping' on EPF/2334/21 (Retention of a vehicular crossover field access, associated gate and hedgerow planting along boundary (Revised application to EPF/0229/21)

 

DECISION:

Referred to DDMC

 

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=662037

 

 

 

Referred up to DDMC (under minority member rule) – Officer recommendation to refuse stands.