Area Planning Sub-Committee East - Wednesday, 30th November, 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Offices. View directions

Contact: J Leither, Democratic Services Tel: (01992) 564243  Email:


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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 Zoom 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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General advice to people attending the meeting is attached.

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To be announced at the meeting.


To report non-attendance before the meeting, please use the Members Portal webpage to ensure your query is properly logged.


Alternatively, you can access the Members portal from the front page of the Council’s website, at the bottom under ‘Contact Us’

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To declare interests in any item on this agenda.

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MINUTES pdf icon PDF 260 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 2 November 2022.

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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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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:

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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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Planning Application - EPF/1400/20 Upper Clapton Rugby Football Club, 61 Upland Road, Epping Upland, Epping CM16 6NL pdf icon PDF 207 KB

To consider the attached report for improvements to existing club infrastructure comprising a new all-weather pitch and relocation of existing floodlights, improvements to the club's function hall, golf range and current car parking including the addition of further car parking spaces and associated development, and enabling development in the form of the construction of 9 no. new dwellings and associated development.

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Planning Application - EPF/0332/22 Rosario, High Road, Thornwood, Epping CM16 6LU pdf icon PDF 446 KB

To consider the attached report on an outline application for proposed demolition of existing buildings followed by comprehensive development of up to 62 new homes (inclusive of 40% onsite affordable housing), landscaping, community orchard, new access, parking and circa 1.9 ha of public open space.

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Planning Application - EPF/0674/22 4 Theydon Priory, Coopersale Lane, Theydon Garnon, Epping CM16 7NU pdf icon PDF 155 KB

To consider the attached report for a proposed side extension to the main dwelling.

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Planning Application - EPF/0676/22 4 Theydon Priory, Coopersale Lane, Theydon Garnon, Epping CM16 7NU pdf icon PDF 162 KB

To consider the attached report for a carport on owners land.

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Planning Application - EPF/1298/22 Amesbury House, Theydon Road, Theydon Bois, Epping CM16 4EF pdf icon PDF 149 KB

To consider the attached report for a side extension providing new first floor master bedroom over existing garage and rear extension providing family room and extension to first floor.

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Planning Application - EPF/1327/22 6 Willow Tree Close, Lambourne, Romford RM4 1BL pdf icon PDF 195 KB

To consider the attached report for a loft conversion with a dormer on the rear and 3no. roof lights to the front elevation.

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Exclusion: To consider whether, under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press should be excluded from the meeting for the items of business set out below on grounds that they will involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the following paragraph(s) of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act (as amended) or are confidential under Section 100(A)(2):


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The Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, which came into effect on 1 March 2006, requires the Council to consider whether maintaining the exemption listed above outweighs the potential public interest in disclosing the information. Any member who considers that this test should be applied to any currently exempted matter on this agenda should contact the proper officer at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.


Background Papers:  Article 17 - Access to Information, Procedure Rules of the Constitution define background papers as being documents relating to the subject matter of the report which in the Proper Officer's opinion:


(a)        disclose any facts or matters on which the report or an important part of the report is based;  and


(b)        have been relied on to a material extent in preparing the report and does not include published works or those which disclose exempt or confidential information and in respect of executive reports, the advice of any political advisor.


The Council will make available for public inspection for four years after the date of the meeting one copy of each of the documents on the list of background papers.

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