Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Sub-Committee West
Wednesday, 17th June, 2020 7.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting on Zoom. View directions

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

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Webcasting Introduction

1.         This virtual meeting is to be webcast. Members are reminded of the need to unmute 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).

 

Please could I also remind Members of the Public who have registered to speak that they will be admitted to the meeting at the appropriate time.

 

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

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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.

 

 

2.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

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Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed members of the public to the meeting and outlined the procedures and arrangements agreed by the Council, to enable persons to address the Sub-Committee in relation to the determination of applications for planning permission.

 

 

3.

Appointment of Vice Chairman

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Minutes:

In the absence of the Vice-Chairman, Councillor D Dorrell, the Chairman, sought nominations for the role of Vice-Chairman.

 

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

 

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 12 February 2020.

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Minutes:

         RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 12 February 2020 be taken as read and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

 

 

5.

Declarations of Interest

To declare interests in any item on this agenda.

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Minutes:

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

 

 

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 reported that there was no urgent business for consideration at the meeting.

 

 

7.

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

A Planning Policy Briefing Note (March 2018) 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, which was published on 18 December 2017.

 

The primary purpose of the Planning Policy Briefing Note is to inform the development management process and to provide assistance for Development Management Officers, Councillors, applicants and planning agents. The Planning Policy Briefing Note is available at:

 

http://www.efdclocalplan.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Planning-Policy-Briefing-Note_Mar-2018.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/2586/19 Webbs Cottage, Rye Hill Road, Epping Upland, Epping pdf icon PDF 173 KB

To consider the attached report.

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Minutes:

In accordance with the Council’s constitution, under Council Procedure rule (P2(2)),  where a local council had indicated, during the course of planning consultations, of their intention to attend and speak at the Area Plans Sub-Committee meeting where the proposal would be considered and then had subsequently failed to register and attend, the application would be referred (without any consideration of the merits of the development proposal) to the Service Director (Planning Services) for determination.

 

Resolved:

 

That EPF/2586/19, Webbs Cottage, Rye Hill Road, Epping Upland be referred to the Service Director (Planning Services) for determination.

 

 

10.

Planning Application - EPF/2592/19 Webbs Cottage, Rye Hill Road, Epping Upland, Epping pdf icon PDF 172 KB

To consider the attached report.

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Minutes:

In accordance with the Council’s constitution, under Council Procedure rule (P2(2)),  where a local council had indicated, during the course of planning consultations, of their intention to attend and speak at the Area Plans Sub-Committee meeting where the proposal would be considered and then had subsequently failed to register and attend, the application would be referred (without any consideration of the merits of the development proposal) to the Service Director (Planning Services) for determination.

 

Resolved:

 

That EPF/2592/19, Webbs Cottage, Rye Hill Road, Epping Upland be referred to the Service Director (Planning Services) for determination.