Agenda and draft minutes

Development Management Committee
Thursday, 21st April, 2022 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre

Contact: Hannah Criddle 

Items
No. Item

90.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Bob Davis and Nicky Purse. Councillor Maggie Hulcoop was in attendance as a substitute for Councillor Davis.

91.

Declarations of Interest

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

Minutes:

Councillors Mike Garnett Sue Livings declared non-pecuniary interests in Item 9 as Ward Councillors for Old Harlow.

 

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

92.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting on 16 March 2022 are agreed and signed as a correct record by the Chair.

93.

Matters Arising

Minutes:

None.

94.

Written Questions

Minutes:

None.

95.

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, 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 was noted.

96.

HW/HSE/21/00618 - 102 Abbeydale Close, Harlow pdf icon PDF 459 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application HW/HSE/21/00618 for Construction of a two storey side extension as an annexe at 102 Abbeydale Close.

 

Representations were heard from three objectors.

 

REOLVED that planning permission was GRANTED subject to the conditions in the report and an amended condition 5 as below:

 

5)    The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the approved plans as shown listed in the table below.

 

REASON:  For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.

 

Plan Reference

Version No.

Plan Type

Date Received

OS Map 1:1500

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Site Location Plan

15.11.2021

ATAC. AC. 21.1

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Existing Ground Floor Plan

15.11.2021

ATAC. AC. 21.2

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Existing First Floor Plan

15.11.2021

ATAC. AC. 21.3

Rev E

Proposed Ground Floor Plan

20.04.2022

 

ATAC. AC. 21.4

Rev B

Proposed First Floor Plan

18.01.2022

 

ATAC. AC. 21.5

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Existing Elevations

 

15.11.2021

ATAC. AC. 21.6

Rev B

Proposed Elevations

18.01.2022

 

 

97.

HW/FUL/21/00178 - Market House, Stone Cross, Harlow pdf icon PDF 935 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application HW/FUL/21/00178 for the erection of 5th storey extension to existing building to comprise 8 flats; together with alterations to the facades of the building and conversion of existing outbuilding to cycle store and erect bin store at ground floor level at Markey House, Stone Cross.

 

Representations were heard from the agent.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission was GRANTED subject to the conditions in the original report and the amendments to conditions 1 and 2 as set out below:

 

1.    In the event no further objections/comments are received as a result of the outcome of the current consultation, the Committee resolve to GRANT PLANNING PERMISSION subject to the conditions below.

 

2.    In the event further objections/comments are received on the outcome of the current consultation, the Committee resolve to delegate authority to the Director of Strategic Growth and Regeneration in conjunction with the Chair of the Planning Committee to GRANT PLANNING PERMISSION subject to the following conditions:

98.

HW/REMVAR/22/00040 - 186A Old Road, Harlow pdf icon PDF 436 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application HW/REMVAR/22/00040 for the variation of condition 3 of planning permission HW/PL/13/00485 for a change to the wording of the condition from "The children’s home hereby permitted shall be occupied by no more than 5 children at any time, who shall be between the ages of 7 and 11 only" to "The children’s home hereby permitted shall be occupied by no more than 4 children at any one time, who shall be between the ages of 7 and 15 only", to allow for and meet the need for children up to the age of 15 to occupy the home at 186A Old Road.

 

Representations were heard from three objectors and the applicant.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission was GRANTED subject to the conditions in the report, the following additional wording to condition 2, and an additional condition 4:

 

2.    The occupation of the building of children over the age of 11 (to a maximum age of 15) shall cease after 12 months.  Notification in writing shall be submitted to the Council on occupation of the 1st child over the age of 11.

 

4.    Within three months of the date of this permission, a detailed scheme of liaison between local residents and the operators of the Children’s Home shall be submitted to and agreed by the Local Planning Authority.  The liaison management plan thereby approved shall be adhered to in full unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Authority.

 

Reason: To protect the amenities of residents in accordance with Policy PL2 of the Harlow Local Development Plan 2020.

99.

References from Other Committees

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

Minutes:

None.

100.

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:

The Chair noted that Councillor Danvers was stepping down as a Councillor and this was his last meeting. The entire Committee congratulated Councillor Danvers for his long service as a Councillor.