Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Sub-Committee East
Wednesday, 12th January, 2022 7.00 pm

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

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74.

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.

75.

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.

 

Councillor H Brady stated she would be chairing the meeting in the absence of Councillor P Keska, who was unwell and had given his apologies. Councillor H Brady also stated that she would be a voting chairman.

 

The Chairman advised that the following planning applications would not be determined by the Committee at this meeting but would instead be determined by officers under delegated powers, for the reasons detailed below:

 

·           EPF/0537/19 Pickerells Farm, Dunmow Road, Fyfield CM5 0NP because the Parish Council had withdrawn its objection before the meeting; and

 

·           EPF/1781/21 26 Highfield Green, Epping CM16 5HD because contrary to the officer’s report, the Town Council had not had any objection to this application.

76.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 140 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 8 December 2021.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 8 December 2021 be taken as read and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

77.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

To declare interests in any item on this agenda.

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Minutes:

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

78.

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.

79.

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 briefing note, dated October 2021, had been produced by the Planning Policy team to ensure that a consistent approach was 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 Planning Policy Briefing Note (October 2021) was available at:

https://www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Planning-Policy-

Briefing-Note-06-October-2021-accessible.pdf

80.

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.

81.

Planning Application - EPF/0537/19 Pickerells Farm, Dunmow Road, Fyfield CM5 0NP pdf icon PDF 257 KB

To consider the attached report for a change of use of existing building to form x 6 no. dwellings with associated amenity space, parking, bin store, bike store, passing bays and skip enclosure.

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Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/0537/19

 

SITE ADDRESS:

Pickerells Farm

Dunmow Road

Fyfield

Ongar

Essex

CM5 0NP

 

PARISH:

Fyfield

 

 

 

APPLICANT:

Mr William Coote

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Change of Use of existing building to form x 6 no. dwellings with associated amenity space, parking, bin store, bike store, passing bays and skip enclosure.

 

 

DECISION:

Withdrawn from Agenda

 

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=621119

 

WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA

 

Would be determined under delegated powers.

82.

Planning Application - EPF/1781/21 26 Highfield Green, Epping CM16 5HD pdf icon PDF 286 KB

To consider the attached report for a two storey side extension (Revised application to EPF/2393/20).

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Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/1781/21

 

SITE ADDRESS:

26 Highfield Green

Epping

CM16 5HD

 

PARISH:

Epping

 

 

 

APPLICANT:

Mr and Mrs P Cogan

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Two storey side extension (Revised application to EPF/2393/20).

 

DECISION:

Withdrawn from Agenda

 

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=654325

 

WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA 

 

Delegated decision issued.

83.

Planning Application - EPF/2627/21 57 Forest Drive, Theydon Bois, Epping CM16 7HB pdf icon PDF 369 KB

To consider the attached report for a single storey side and rear extension, new roof with front and rear dormers to create two additional bedrooms.

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Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/2627/21

 

SITE ADDRESS:

57 Forest Drive

Theydon Bois

Epping

CM16 7HB

 

PARISH:

Theydon Bois

 

 

 

APPLICANT:

Mr Dale Walker

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Single storey side and rear extension, new roof with front & rear dormers to create two additional bedrooms.

 

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=658275

 

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: 01 and 02D

 

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, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

4

Prior to first occupation of the building/extension hereby permitted the windows in the flank elevation marked as obscured glazed/high level shall be installed as shown on plan no. 02D.  Once installed the obscure glass/high level shall be retained thereafter.

 

5

Prior to first occupation of the extension hereby permitted the window in the flank elevation at first floor level, shall have been fitted with obscure glass with a minimum privacy level 3 obscurity.  Once installed the obscure glass shall be retained thereafter.