Agenda and minutes

Development Management Committee
Wednesday, 6th June, 2018 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Jo Maskell 

No. Item


Declarations of Interest

Councillors’ declarations of interest (if any) in relation to any matters on the agenda.




Minutes pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To agree the minutes of the meeting held on 21 March 2018.


RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 21 March 2018 are agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.


Matters Arising




Written Questions




Procedure for Consideration of Planning Applications

At the discretion of the Chair, the following procedure will apply to the consideration of planning items:-


*           Planning Officer presents reports.


*           Comments invited from members of the public who have registered with the Governance Support Section (01279 446057) at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting, as follows:


-           3 (maximum) against an application.      

                        -           3 (maximum) for an application.

                        -           each speaker is limited to 3 minutes (maximum).


*           Comments invited from the applicant/agent for a maximum of 3 minutes (who has also given at least 24 hours notice to the Governance Support Section) of their wish to speak.


*           Councillors’ questions and clarifications.


*           Officers respond to the technical planning questions raised as directed by the Chair.


*           Councillors debate and make a decision.



RESOLVED that the procedure for the consideration of planning applications is noted.


HW/FUL/18/00034 - Potters Arms Public House, Church Langley Way. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:


The Committee received a report on the planning application for the erection of a three storey, 46 bedroom Premier Inn hotel with plant compound, additional 46 car parking spaces (88 in total), landscaping, repositioned car park entrance, extension and realignment of school waiting area and access. 


The Committee also received a supplementary report containing information which had been received after the publication of the agenda.  This information included a consultation response from Essex County Council’s Sustainable Drainage Team and 104 further representations from members of the public.  It also included three additional proposed conditions to be added to the Officers’ recommendation, to support the Sustainable Drainage Team’s consultation response.


Presentations were heard from the applicant’s agent (in support of the application) and three objectors including Ward Councillor Simon Carter.


RESOLVED that planning permission is GRANTED subject to the Conditions and Informative Clause as detailed in the report and the additional conditions as detailed in the supplementary report.


References from Other Committees

Any references received after the publication of this agenda will be circulated separately.




Matters of Urgent Business

To deal with any matters of an urgent nature.