Agenda and minutes

Development Management Committee
Wednesday, 11th November, 2020 7.30 pm

Venue: Zoom - Online. View directions

Contact: Hannah Criddle 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence and Substitutions


Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Phil Waite. Councillor Jodi Dunne was in attendance as his substitute.


Declarations of Interest

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


Councillor Bob Davis declared a non-pecuniary interest in Item 7 (HW/HSE/20/00418 – 19 Mark Hall Moors, Harlow) as a Mark Hall Ward Councillor.


Councillor Mike Garnett declared a non-pecuniary interest in the same item as the Essex County Councillor for Harlow North.


Councillor Clive Souter declared a non-pecuniary interest in item 8 (HW/FUL/20/00387 – 3-4 the Rows, Harlow) as an Essex County Councillor for Harlow West.


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RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 14 October 2020 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, 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 written 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

or sent via post to:


Governance Support

Harlow Council

Civic Centre

The Water Gardens



CM20 1WG



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


HW/HSE/20/00418 - 19 Mark Hall Moors, Harlow pdf icon PDF 243 KB

Additional documents:


The Committee received a report and application (HW/HSE/20/00418) for a single storey rear extension.


A representation was heard from Councillor Simon Carter.


RESOLVED that consideration of this planning application is DEFERRED for the following reason:


                i)          To allow Officers to raise the shape and design of the extension’s roof with the applicant, with a view to securing alterations to the proposal.


HW/FUL/20/00387 - 3- 4 The Rows, Harlow pdf icon PDF 238 KB

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The Committee received a report and application (HW/FUL/20/00387) for the change of use from sui generis (Nightclub) to Class E (Resturant).


RESOLVED that the application is APPROVED subject to the conditions and informative clauses set out 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 Chair, should be received as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the minutes.