Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Sub-Committee East - Wednesday, 15th June, 2022 7.00 pm

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

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

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No. Item

1.

Election of Chairman and Vice-Chairman

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Minutes:

In the absence of the Chairman and Vice Chairman, the Sub-Committee appointed Councillor J Philip as Chairman and Councillor R Morgan as Vice-Chairman for the duration of the meeting.

2.

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.

3.

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.

4.

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 C Amos declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following item of the agenda by virtue of being a member of Theydon Bois Parish Council Planning Committee. The Councillor had determined that he would remain in the meeting for the consideration of the application and voting thereon:

 

·         EPF/2740/19 – 4 Hill Road, Theydon Bois, Epping

 

b)    Pursuant to the Council’s Code of Member Conduct, Councillor J Philip declared a personal interest in the following item of the agenda by virtue of knowing the applicant but had not discussed the application. The Councillor had determined that he would remain in the meeting for the consideration of the application and voting thereon:

 

·         EPF/2740/19 – 4 Hill Road, Theydon Bois, Epping

 

c)    Pursuant to the Council’s Code of Member Conduct, Councillor J H Whitehouse declared a person 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/2740/19 – 4 Hill Road, Theydon Bois, Epping

 

d)    Pursuant to the Council’s Code of Member Conduct, Councillor C McCredie declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following item of the agenda by virtue of being a member of the Epping Town Council Planning Committee. The Councillor had determined that she would remain in the meeting for the consideration of the application and voting thereon:

 

·         EPF/0202/20 – 33 Chapel Road, Epping

 

e)    Pursuant to the Council’s Code of Member Conduct, Councillor P Stalker declared a person interest in the following item of the agenda. The Councillor had determined that he would leave the meeting for the consideration of the application and voting thereon:

 

·         EPF/021/22 Oxford Lodge, Tysea Hill, Stapleford Abbotts, Romford

 

5.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 310 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 11 May 2022.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the Sub-Committee held on 11 May 2022 be taken as read and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

 

6.

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.

7.

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

8.

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.

9.

Planning Application - EPF/2740/19 4 Hill Road, Theydon Bois, Epping CM16 7LX pdf icon PDF 323 KB

To consider the attached report on the proposed demolition of an existing two storey and single storey side extension, subdivision of site, erection of a new detached dwelling and provision of a part two storey/part single storey rear extension to the donor property with x2 no. new vehicle crossovers for each dwelling. ** SAC CASE HELD IN ABEYANCE NOW PROGRESSING**

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Minutes:

 

APPLICATION No:

EPF/2740/19

 

SITE ADDRESS:

4 Hill Road

Theydon Bois

Epping

CM16 7LX

 

PARISH:

Theydon Bois

 

WARD:

Theydon Bois

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Proposed demolition of an existing two storey & single storey side extension, subdivision of site, erection of a new detached dwelling & provision of a part two storey/part single storey rear extension to the donor property with x2 no. new vehicle crossovers for each dwelling. ** SAC CASE HELD IN ABEYANCE NOW PROGRESSING**

 

 

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=630455

 

 

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:

19020_P_000 REV A;

19020_P_001 REV A;

19020_P_002 REV A;

19020_P_003REV A;

19020_P_004 REV B;

19020_P_005 REV A;

19020_P_006 REV A;

19020_P_007 REV A;

19020_P_008 REV A;

19020_P_009 REV A;

19020_P_010 REV A; and

19020_P_011 REV A;

 

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 building/extension hereby permitted the window(s) in the flank elevation(s) at first floor level and above, shall have been fitted with obscure glass with a minimum privacy level 3 obscurity, and no part of that/those window[s] that is less than 1.7 metres above the internal floor level of the room in which it is installed shall be capable of being opened. Once installed the obscure glass shall be retained thereafter.

 

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

Prior to first occupation of the development, measures shall be incorporated within the development to ensure a water efficiency standard of 110 litres (or less) per person per day.

 

7

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.

 

8

Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (as amended) (or any other order revoking and re-enacting that order) no development permitted by virtue of Classes A, B and E of Part 1 to Schedule 2 shall be undertaken, without the prior written agreement of the Local Planning Authority.

 

9

Prior to any above ground works, a scheme of soft and hard  ...  view the full minutes text for item 9.

10.

Planning Application - EPF/1451/20 Redbridge, Oak Hill Road, Stapleford Abbotts, Romford RM4 1EH pdf icon PDF 363 KB

To consider the attached report on the demolition of existing house and rear outbuilding and erection of two new detached dwelling houses with associated parking and landscaping. **SAC CASE NOW PROGRESSING**

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Minutes:

 

APPLICATION No:

EPF/1451/20

 

SITE ADDRESS:

Redbridge

Oak Hill Road

Stapleford Abbotts

Romford

RM4 1EH

 

PARISH:

Stapleford Abbotts

 

WARD:

Passingford

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Demolition of existing house and rear outbuilding and erection of two new detached dwelling houses with associated parking and landscaping.

 

**SAC CASE NOW PROGRESSING**

 

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=639035

 

 

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: L9583/E, L 9583/T, GDE-001, and GDE-002.

 

3

A) Before any preparatory demolition or construction works commence on site, a Non-Licence Method Statement for Great Crested Newt shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. This will contain precautionary mitigation measures and/or works to reduce potential impacts to Great Crested Newts during the construction phase. The measures and/works shall be carried out strictly in accordance with the approved details and shall be retained in that manner thereafter.

 

B) Any works which will impact the breeding / resting place of bats, shall not in in any circumstances commence unless the local planning authority has been provided with either:

 

a. a licence issued by Natural England pursuant to Regulation 55 of The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017 (as amended) authorising the specified activity/development to go ahead; or

b. a method statement relating to a registered site supplied by an individual registered to use a Bat Mitigation Class Licence for Bats; or

c. a statement in writing from the Natural England to the effect that it does not consider that the specified activity/development will require a licence.

 

4

No development, including works of demolition or site clearance, shall take place until a Tree Protection Plan, Arboricultural Method Statement and site monitoring schedule in accordance with BS:5837:2012 (Trees in relation to design, demolition and construction - Recommendations) has been submitted to the Local Planning Authority and approved in writing. The development shall be carried out only in accordance with the approved documents.

 

5

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 tool. 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.

 

6

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  ...  view the full minutes text for item 10.

11.

Planning Application - EPF/2105/20 33 Chapel Road, Epping CM16 5DS pdf icon PDF 479 KB

To consider the attached report on the erection of a two storey detached dwelling to the side of the existing property with one off-street parking space. Formation of a new off-street parking space at the existing house. **SAC CASE NOW PROGRESSING**

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Minutes:

 

APPLICATION No:

EPF/2105/20

 

SITE ADDRESS:

33 Chapel Road

Epping

CM16 5DS

 

PARISH:

Epping

 

WARD:

Epping Lindsey and Thornwood Common

APPLICANT:

Mr Ian Bellis

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Erection of a two storey detached dwelling to the side of the existing property with one off-street parking space. Formation of a new off-street parking space at the existing house.

 

**SAC CASE NOW PROGRESSING**

 

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=642195

 

 

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: PL13.1 Rev A, PL13.2 Rev A, PL13.3 Rev A, PL13.4 Rev A, PL13.5 Rev A, PL13.6 Rev A, PL13.7 Rev A, PL13.8 Rev A, PL13.9 Rev A, PL13.10 Rev A, PL13.11 Rev A, PL13.12 Rev A, PL13.13 Rev A, PL13.14 Rev A, and PL13.15 Rev A.

 

3

No development, including works of demolition or site clearance, shall take place until a Tree Protection Plan, Arboricultural Method Statement and site monitoring schedule in accordance with BS:5837:2012 (Trees in relation to design, demolition and construction - Recommendations) has been submitted to the Local Planning Authority and approved in writing. The development shall be carried out only in accordance with the approved documents.

 

4

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.

 

5

Prior to any above groundworks, details and location of the parking spaces (including garages) equipped with active 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 must include details as follows: 

 

- Location of active charging infrastructure; and

- Specification of charging equipment to be used.

 

6

Prior to any above groundworks, a strategy to facilitate super-fast broadband for future occupants of the site shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority (LPA). The strategy shall seek to ensure that upon occupation of a dwelling, either a landline or ducting to facilitate the provision of a broadband service to that dwelling from a site-wide network, is in place and provided as part of the initial highway works and in the construction of frontage thresholds to dwellings that abut the highway, unless evidence is put forward and agreed in writing by the LPA that technological advances for the provision of a broadband service for the majority of potential customers will no longer  ...  view the full minutes text for item 11.

12.

Planning Application - EPF/0212/22 Oxford Lodge, Tysea Hill, Stapleford Abbotts, Romford RM4 1JP pdf icon PDF 275 KB

To consider the attached report for a detached single storey building.

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Minutes:

 

APPLICATION No:

EPF/0212/22

 

SITE ADDRESS:

Oxford Lodge

Tysea Hill

Stapleford Abbotts

Romford

RM4 1JP

 

PARISH:

Stapleford Abbotts

 

WARD:

Passingford

APPLICANT:

Mr Ben McCayna

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Detached single storey building.

 

RECOMMENDED 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=662536

 

 

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: 2008/5 A; 2008/7 and Location Plan.

 

3

The tree protection, methodology for construction adjacent to trees and Arb site supervision shall be undertaken in accordance with the submitted Tree Survey/ Arboricultural Method Statement unless the Local Planning Authority gives its prior written approval to any alterations. Tree protection shall be implemented as shown on Andrew Day Arboricultural Consultancy Ltd dated 24th January 2018 under planning application granted with conditions: EPF/3007/17.

 

4

If any tree, shrub or hedge shown to be retained in accordance with the approved plans and particulars is removed, uprooted or destroyed, or dies, or becomes severely damaged or diseased 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.

 

5

All construction/demolition works and ancillary operations, including vehicle movement on site which are audible at the boundary of noise sensitive premises, shall only take place between the hours of 07.30 to 18.30 Monday to Friday and 08.00 to 13.00 hours on Saturday, and at no time during Sundays and Public/Bank Holidays unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

 

6

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

 

7           

The building 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.