Agenda and minutes

Development Management Committee
Wednesday, 3rd June, 2020 7.30 pm

Venue: Zoom - Online. View directions

Contact: Hannah Criddle 

Items
No. Item

14.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

Minutes:

None.

15.

Declarations of Interest

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

Minutes:

Councillor Jean Clark declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda item 9 as a Little Parndon and Hare Street Ward Councillor.

 

Councillors Mike Garnett and Sue Livings both declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda item 7 as an Old Harlow Ward Councillors.

 

Councillor Clive Souter declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda items 8, 9 and 10 as Harlow West County Councillor.

 

16.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 27 May 2020 are agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

17.

Matters Arising

Minutes:

None.

18.

Written Questions

Minutes:

None.

19.

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 446055) at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting, or have submitted a statement of up to 450 words by 9am the day before 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, or have submitted a statement of up to 450 words by 9am the day before the meeting.

 

*           Councillors’ questions and clarifications.

 

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

 

*           Councillors debate and make a decision.

 

All statements should be sent via email to hannah.criddle@harlow.gov.uk or sent via post to

 

Governance Support

Harlow Council

Civic Centre

The Water Gardens

Harlow

Essex

CM20 1WG

 

Minutes:

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

20.

HW/REM/19/00494 - CP2B, CP2, Barnfield Way, New Hall pdf icon PDF 259 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application (HW/REM/19/00494) on the planning permission for the erection of 117 residential units and associated infrastructure (all reserved matters – access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale) for area CP2B following approval of outline consent (HW/PL/04/00302).

 

The Committee also received two supplementary reports containing information which had been received after the publication of the agenda. The information included additional representations received from the applicant. Supplementary report 1 recommended conditions 1 and 3 be amended and supplementary report 2 recommended condition 5 be amended.

 

Presentations were heard from the applicant’s agent.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission is GRANTED subject to the conditions as detailed in the report and as updated by the two supplementary reports.

21.

HW/FUL/19/00426 - New Frontiers Leisure Club, Paringdon Road pdf icon PDF 267 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application (HW/FUL/19/00426) on the retrospective application for the retention of 11 containers and the change of use of the tennis court to store cars.

 

The Committee also received a supplementary report containing information which had been received after the publication of the agenda. The information included additional representations received from the applicant.

 

Presentations were heard from three supporters of the application and the applicant.

 

Councillor Bob Davis declared a pecuniary interest as a remunerated Council appointed Director of HTS (Property and Environment) Ltd. HTS provided funding to the sports facility, of which he was also a member. Councillor Davis withdrew from the debate.

 

Councillor Michael Hardware (seconded by Councillor Mike Danvers) proposed that planning permission is deferred to allow for further engagement with the Applicant to consider solutions to the storage but with the view to remove the car parking on the tennis court from the application.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission is DEFERRED.

22.

HW/OUTAM/19/00474 - Police Office Kennels, 286A Foldcroft pdf icon PDF 420 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application (HW/OUTAM/19/00474) on the planning permission for the erection of 3 no. dwellings with associated car parking and infrastructure.

 

Presentations were heard from one objector and the applicant’s agent.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission is GRANTED subject to the conditions as detailed in the report.

23.

HW/HSE/20/00047 - 16 Burnett Park pdf icon PDF 175 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application (HW/HSE/20/00047) on the planning permission for two storey front and rear extensions.

 

Presentations were heard from two objectors and the applicant.

 

Councillor Mike Garnett (seconded by Councillor Jean Clark) proposed an additional condition for the working hours. The amendment was carried.

 

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

 

No construction work shall be carried out or plant operated other than between the following hours: 08:00 hours to 18:30 hours on Mondays to Fridays; and between 08:00 hours to 13:00 hours on Saturdays. no construction work shall take place on Sundays, Bank Holidays or Public Holidays.

 

Reason: in the interest of residential amenity of neighbours and to accord with policy BE1 of the adopted replacement Harlow Local Plan, July 2006

 

24.

References from Other Committees

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

Minutes:

None.

25.

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.