Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Sub-Committee East - Wednesday 30th August 2023 7.00 pm

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This meeting is to be webcast and the Chairman will read the following announcement:


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


Therefore, by participating in this meeting, you are consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings for webcasting and/or training purposes. If any public speakers on MS Teams do not wish to have their image captured, they should ensure that their video setting throughout the meeting is turned off and set to audio only.


Please also be aware that if technical difficulties interrupt the meeting that cannot be overcome, I may need to adjourn the meeting.


Members are reminded to activate their microphones before speaking”.

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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.



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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.



To declare interests in any item on this agenda.

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There were no declarations of interest pursuant to the Council’s Members’ Code of Conduct.


MINUTES pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 2 August 2023.

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That the minutes of the Sub-Committee held on 2 Augusr 2023  be taken as read and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.




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


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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Councillor H Whitbread proposed a site visit for agenda item 9, EPF/2578/22 HOMES FARM, MOUNT ROAD, THEYDON GARNON, EPPING, CM16 7PH, which was seconded by Councillor Burrows, so this item was deferred to the next meeting.


Planning Application - EPF/2490/22 The Orchard, Fingrith Hall Lane, High Ongar, Ongar, CM4 0JP pdf icon PDF 200 KB

To consider the attached report on the proposed residential redevelopment consisting of the demolition of all existing buildings and hardstanding and the construction of 6 new dwellings and associated development.

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Planning Application - EPF/2578/22 Homes Farm, Mount Road, Theydon Garnon, Epping, CM16 7PH pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To consider the attached report on the change of use of five existing agricultural buildings to commercial uses E(g)(iii) and B8 with access, landscaping, and other associated works,

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This application was deferred pending a site visit by the Sub-Committee.