Agenda and minutes

Development Management Committee
Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre

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 460 KB

To agree the minutes of the meeting held on 15 February 2017.


RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 15 February 2017 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 Chairman, 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 Chairman.


*           Councillors debate and make a decision.



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


HW/HSE/16/00568 - 9 Upper Park pdf icon PDF 520 KB


The Committee received a report on the planning application for ground floor and first floor extensions.  Should the application be approved, members of the Committee were asked to consider an additional condition requiring the first floor rear windows to be non-opening and obscured glazed.


Presentations were received from three objectors and the applicant.


RESOLVED that planning permission is GRANTED subject to the Standards Conditions and Informative Clauses as detailed in the report plus:


4.         The windows at first floor level in the rear elevation shall be non-opening below 1.8 metres from the floor of the room in which the windows would be installed and glazed with obscured glass and thereafter shall be permanently retained in that form.


            REASON: To protect the privacy of the adjoining property and prevent overlooking in accordance with Policy BE1 of the Adopted Replacement Harlow Local Plan 2006 and Section 4.12 of the Harlow Design Guide SPD 2011.


HW/HSE/17/00039 - 18 Burley Hill pdf icon PDF 456 KB


The Committee received a report on a planning application for a first floor side extension and a single storey rear extension.


A presentation was received from the applicant’s agent.


RESOLVED that planning permission is GRANTED subject tothe Standards Conditions and Informative Clauses detailed in the report.


References from Other Committees

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




Matters of Urgent Business

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