Agenda and draft minutes

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Contact: Hannah Criddle 

Items
No. Item

23.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Michael Hardware and Sue Livings.

24.

Declarations of Interest

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

Minutes:

Councillor Michael Garnett declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda item 7 (22 Sheering Road) as Old Harlow Ward Councillor and Harlow North County Councillor.

 

25.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 51 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 3 July 2019 are agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair subject to the following amendments:

 

A     Minute 18 (4 Burnett Park – HW/HSE/18/00555) to read – RESOLVED that planning permission is GRANTED subject to the Conditions and Informative Clauses as detailed in the report.

 

B     Minute 19 (5 Upper Hook – HW/HSE/19/00102) to read - RESOLVED that planning permission is GRANTED subject to the Conditions and Informative Clauses as detailed in the report.

 

C     Minute 20 (74 Chippingfield – HW/HSE/19/00023) to read- RESOLVED that planning permission is GRANTED subject to the Conditions and Informative Clauses as detailed in the report in addition to the following:

 

A     An additional condition to restrict building work times to 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday, 8am to 1pm Saturday and no building work to take place on Sunday’s or Bank Holidays.

 

26.

Matters Arising

Minutes:

None.

27.

Written Questions

Minutes:

None.

28.

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.

29.

HW/HSE/19/00207: 22 Sheering Road pdf icon PDF 794 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application (HW/HSE/19/00207) on the planning permission for a rear extension of an existing garage and conversion of the roof space above the garage to form a games room. 

 

Presentations were heard from one objector and the agent for the applicant.

 

Councillor Michael Garnett (seconded by Councillor Jean Clark) proposed an additional condition to require that any future applications to change the purpose of the room from a games room is brought back to the Committee. The amendment was carried.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission is GRANTED subject to the Conditions and Informative Clauses as detailed in the report and the following additional condition:

 

A     The development hereby permitted shall be used as a games room as shown on plan 14/051/A/003 A (received 1 August 2019) and for no other purpose. The development shall not be sold, transferred, leased or otherwise disposed of as an independent residential unit without first obtaining planning permission from the Local Planning Authority.

 

REASON:  In the interest of neighbouring amenity and in order to enable the local planning authority to give consideration to any residential use of the property other than as a single dwelling unit,  and to ensure compliance with the terms of Policy BE1 of the Adopted Replacement Harlow Local Plan (2006).

30.

References from Other Committees

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

Minutes:

None.

31.

Matters of Urgent Business

Such other business which, in the opinion of the Chair, should be received as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the minutes.

Minutes:

None.