Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre

Contact: Jo Maskell 

Items
No. Item

28.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Tony Edwards, Maggie Hulcoop and Clive Souter.

29.

Declarations of Interest

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

Minutes:

Councillors Michael Garnett and Sue Livings both declared non-pecuniary interests in items 7 (Watlington Road) and 8 (Sparrowhawk Way) as Ward Councillors.

 

Councillor Michael Hardware declared a non-pecuniary interest in Item 9 (Lister House) as a Ward Councillor.

 

Councillor Edna Stevens declared a non-pecuniary interest in Item 9 (Lister House) as a patient of Lister Medical Centre.

 

 

30.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To agree the minutes of the meeting held on 22 August 2018.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 22 August 2018 are agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

31.

Matters Arising

Minutes:

None.

32.

Written Questions

Minutes:

None.

33.

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.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the procedure for the conduct of the meeting is noted.

34.

HW/FUL/17/00474: 3 Watlington Road pdf icon PDF 620 KB

Minutes:

The Committee received a report on a planning application to erect a new dwelling.

 

Presentations were received from an objector and the applicant’s agent.

 

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

35.

HW/FUL/18/00333: Self-Build Plot Adjacent to 3 Sparrowhawk Way, Meadow Lane, Newhall pdf icon PDF 975 KB

Minutes:

The Committee received a report on a planning application for a proposed single three storey, five bedroom dwelling.

 

Presentations were received from three objectors, the applicant’s agent and the applicant. Councillor Joel Charles spoke against the application.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission is REFUSED for the following reason:

 

1.    The proposed dwelling, by reason of its height, depth and position, and the design and position of its windows and balconies/terraces, would result in overbearing on and loss of light and privacy to the neighbouring properties in Sparrowhawk Way, and constitute overdevelopment of the site, contrary to policy H10 of the Adopted Replacement Harlow Local Plan (2006) and policy PL2 of the Harlow Local Development Plan Pre-Submission Publication (2018).

36.

HW/FUL/18/00298: Lister House, Perry Road pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

The Committee received a report for a planning application which proposed the demolition of the existing medical centre and the erection of 46 new residential apartments with a private communal garden and associated undercroft parking.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission is GRANTED subject to the Informative Clause and Conditions as detailed in the report, the following amendment to Condition 7, and an additional condition as below.

 

7.    No demolition or construction work that involves the production of noise capable of being heard beyond the boundary shall be conducted outside of the hours of 08.00 to 19.00 Monday to Friday and 08.00 to 13.00 on a Saturday. No works shall be carried out on a Sunday or Public/Bank Holiday.

 

REASON: In the interests of amenity in accordance with policy BE17 of the Adopted Replacement Harlow Local Plan. 

 

17. At the approved plans and requirements of Condition 13, prior to the commencement of development details of an amended parking scheme within the site, which includes provision for three disabled car parking spaces, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The parking spaces shall be provided in accordance with the approved details prior to first occupation of the development and retained in that form thereafter.

 

REASON:  To ensure that appropriate parking is provided in accordance with policy T9 of the Adopted Replacement Harlow Local Plan.

37.

References from Other Committees

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

Minutes:

None.

38.

Matters of Urgent Business

To deal with any matters of an urgent nature.

Minutes:

None.