Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Sub-Committee East - Wednesday 14th February 2024 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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a)             Pursuant to the Council’s Members’ Code of Conduct, Cllr J H Whitehouse declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following item of the agenda by virtue of being a member of the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England. The Councillor had determined that she would remain in the meeting for the consideration of the application and voting thereon:


·         EPF/1480/23 – Land at Fyfield Road, Ongar CM5 0AY


MINUTES pdf icon PDF 88 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 17 January 2024.

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That the minutes of the Sub-Committee held on 17 January 2024 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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There were no formal site visits requested by the Sub-Committee.


EPF/2198/22 140, High Street, Epping, CM16 4AG pdf icon PDF 290 KB

To consider the attached report for the demolition of the existing buildings on the site and the erection of 20 flats and one commercial unit with associated car and cycle parking and additional landscaping (Revised scheme to EPF/0028/22 - Dismissed at Appeal).

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EPF/1480/23 Land at Fyfield Road, Ongar, CM5 0AY pdf icon PDF 222 KB

To consider the attached report for the development of 23 dwellings including upgraded access from Fyfield Road, associated parking, landscaping, drainage, infrastructure, new car park provision for Ongar War Memorial Medical Centre and associated development (ONG.R3 - Allocated Site In Ongar)

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