Agenda and draft minutes

Development Management Committee
Wednesday, 14th October, 2020 7.30 pm

Venue: Zoom - Online. View directions

Contact: Hannah Criddle 

Items
No. Item

74.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Sue Livings. Councillor Simon Carter was in attendance as her substitute.

75.

Declarations of Interest

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

Minutes:

Councillor Simon Carter declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda item 10 as a Church Langley Ward Councillor. Councillor Simon Carter also declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda item 9 as, although the application site is not in his ward, the objectors are from the Church Langley ward.  

 

Councillor Jean Clark declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda item 11 as a Little Parndon and Hare Street Ward Councillor.

 

Councillor Mike Danvers declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda item 11 as a Netteswell Ward Councillor.

 

Councillor Michael Garnett declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda items 8, 9 and 10 as Old Harlow Ward Councillor and Harlow North County Councillor.

 

76.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 181 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 30 September 2020 are agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

77.

Matters Arising

Minutes:

None.

78.

Written Questions

Minutes:

None.

79.

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 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 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.

80.

HW/FUL/19/00290 - Part Of Terminus Street Car Park And Land South Of The Car Park, Velizy Avenue, Harlow pdf icon PDF 466 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application (HW/FUL/19/00290) on the partial demolition of the existing car park and redevelopment of the site for a mixed-use development comprising a part 9, part 10 and part 11 storey building, providing 150 residential dwellings, 1,808.7 sqm of commercial floorspace in flexible A1/A3/A4/B1/D1 use, a re-configured car parking layout, cycle parking and storage and refuse stores. Plus public realm improvements and the creation of a new landscaped pedestrian and cyclist entrance to the Town Centre.

 

Representations were heard from the applicant’s agent.

 

RESOLVED that consideration of this planning application is DEFERRED.

 

The Deferment is to allow officers to raise the following points with the Applicant with a view to securing alterations to the proposal:

 

                      i)        Explanation of viability and the proposed claw back mechanism

                     ii)        Consideration of conditions to control working hours and the means to safeguard pedestrians during construction works  

                    iii)        Explanation of the use and management of the podium open space area  

                   iv)        Explanation of the impacts on the access road for to the college and the implications of the scheme for the students coming past the site

                    v)        Dispersal of affordable housing through the building (pepper potting)

 

81.

HW/FUL/20/00121 - 7 Garden Terrace Road, Harlow pdf icon PDF 250 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application (HW/FUL/20/00121) on the change of use to convert redundant launderette into a daycare nursery. 

 

Representations were heard from three supporters and the applicant’s agent.

 

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

82.

HW/REMVAR/20/00358 - Proposed Junction Of London Road At Link Road And Associated Road Works, London Road, Harlow pdf icon PDF 335 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application (HW/REMVAR/20/00358) on the variation of condition 5 of planning permission HW/FUL/17/00130 to delay the implementation of the bus gate prior to the occupation of the 767th residential unit to the 917th residential unit.

 

Presentations were heard from the applicant’s agent.

 

RESOLVED that the Committee APPROVE subject to the conditions in the report.  

83.

HW/HSE/20/00363 - 12 Brickcroft Hoppit, New Hall, Harlow pdf icon PDF 293 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application (HW/HSE/20/00363) on the installation of a roof terrace (5m x 5m) and external stairs.

 

Presentations were heard from the applicant.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission is GRANTED subject to the conditions in the published report, the supplementary agenda and the addition of a reason to Condition 2 as set out in the officer’s verbal presentation to the committee.

84.

HW/HSE/20/00360 - 16 Kingsmoor Road, Harlow pdf icon PDF 441 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application (HW/HSE/20/00360) on a two storey side and rear extensions.

 

Presentations were heard from two objectors.

 

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

85.

References from Other Committees

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

Minutes:

None.

86.

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.