Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Sub-Committee West - Wednesday, 9th November, 2022 7.00 pm

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

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

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18.

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.

 

Councillor Stocker noted that in the absence of the Chairman, as the Vice Chairman he would be chairing the meeting tonight.

 

It was agreed that Councillor Avey would be acting Vice Chairman for the duration of the meeting.

 

 

19.

Webcasting Introduction

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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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.

20.

Declarations of Interest

To declare interests in any item on this agenda.

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Minutes:

 

a)             Pursuant to the Council’s Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor S Yerrell declared a personal but non-pecuniary interest in the following item of the agenda. The Councillor had determined that he would not partake in the consideration of the application and voting thereon:

 

·                EPF/1984/22 – Units 12, 14 & 15, Arlington Mews, Sun Street, Waltham Abbey

21.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 123 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 12 October 2022.

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Minutes:

          RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the Sub-Committee held on 12 October 2022 be taken as read and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

 

 

22.

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.

23.

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 Epping Forest District Council Planning Policy Briefing note was available at:

https://www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Planning-Policy- Briefing-Note-06-October-2021-accessible.pdf

24.

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.

 

 

25.

Planning Application - EPF/2456/21 The Leaves, Tylers Road, Roydon CM19 5LJ pdf icon PDF 332 KB

To consider the attached report on the storage and sales of cars.

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Minutes:

Application Ref:

EPF/2456/21

Application Type:

Full planning permission

Case Officer:

Ian Ansell

Site Address:

The Leaves Tylers Road Roydon CM19 5LJ

Proposal:

Storage & sales of cars.

Ward:

Broadley Common, Epping Upland and Nazeing

Parish:

Roydon

View Plans:

https://eppingforestdcpr.force.com/pr/s/planning-application/a0h8d000000NzFa

Decision:

Approve with Conditions

 

 

Conditions: (4)

 

1

 

The development hereby permitted shall be retained strictly in accordance with the following approved plan: ELA/4 Rev A.

 

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and to ensure the proposal is retained in accordance with the approved plan.

 

2

 

The use hereby permitted shall only operate between 9am and 6pm Mondays to Fridays and 9am and 5pm Saturdays, and at no times on Sundays and Bank or Public Holidays.

 

Reason: In order to protect the amenities of surrounding residents in accordance with policies DBE2 and DBE9 of the adopted Local Plan and Alterations, policy DM9 of the Local Plan Submission Version 2017 and the NPPF 2021.

 

3

 

The workshop building shall be used only for cleaning, valeting and preparation of vehicles and shall not be used for mechanical repairs or the painting or spraying of vehicles.

 

Reason: In order to protect the amenities of surrounding residents in accordance with policies DBE2 and DBE9 of the adopted Local Plan and Alterations, policy DM9 of the Local Plan Submission Version 2017 and the NPPF 2021.

 

4

 

Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town & Country Planning (Control of Advertisement) (England) Regulations 2007 (or any subsequent order amending, revoking or re-enacting the Regulations), no advertisements shall be displayed at or on the site or on any vehicle so as to be visible from the road without prior consent from the Local Planning Application through an appropriate application.

 

Reason: In order to protect general visual amenity and the Green Belt, in accordance with policies GB2A and DBE13 of the adopted Local Plan and Alterations, Policies DM4 and DM13 of the Local Plan Submission Version 2017 and the NPPF 2021.

 

 

 

 

Informatives: (1)

 

5

 

The Local Planning Authority has acted positively and proactively in determining this application by assessing the proposal against all material considerations, including planning policies and any representations that may have been received and subsequently determining to grant planning permission in accordance with the presumption in favour of sustainable development, as set out within the National Planning Policy Framework.

 

26.

Planning Application - EPF/1051/22 6 Market Square (Barclays Bank Plc), Waltham Abbey EN9 1DN pdf icon PDF 333 KB

To consider the attached report on the redevelopment of the former Barclays Bank to mixed use development including upward extension by way of an additional storey at roof level, retaining commercial use on the ground floor and creating a 1 no. duplex 3 bed flat across first and second floors above the commercial space with entrance at street level.

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Minutes:

Application Ref:

EPF/1051/22

Application Type:

Full planning permission

Case Officer:

Ian Ansell

Site Address:

6 Barclays Bank Plc Market Square Waltham Abbey Essex EN9 1DN

Proposal:

Redevelopment of the former Barclays Bank to mixed use development including upward extension by way of an additional storey at roof level, retaining commercial use on the ground floor and creating a 1 no. duplex 3 bed flat across first and second floors above the commercial space with entrance at street level

Ward:

Waltham Abbey South West

Parish:

Waltham Abbey

View Plans:

https://eppingforestdcpr.force.com/pr/s/planning-application/a0h8d000000NzDB

Decision:

Deferred

 

 

 

 

 

Deferred for more information

 

 

27.

Planning Application - EPF/1984/22 Units 12,14, and 15 Arlingham Mews, Sun Street, Waltham Abbey EN9 1ED pdf icon PDF 423 KB

To consider the attached report on the Change of use of three vacant retail units, to two one bed flats.

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Minutes:

Application Ref:

EPF/1984/22

Application Type:

Full planning permission

Case Officer:

Kie Farrell

Site Address:

Units 12,14, and 15 Arlingham Mews, Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1ED

Proposal:

Change of use of three vacant retail units, to two one bed flats.

Ward:

Waltham Abbey South West

Parish:

Waltham Abbey

View Plans:

https://eppingforestdcpr.force.com/pr/s/planning-application/a0h8d000000OhqJ

Decision:

Referred to DDMC

 

 

 

Referred to DDMC after a recommendation to grant planning permission by West Committee which was considered by Officers to be a substantial departure from the adopted policy framework.