Agenda and draft minutes

Development Management Committee
Tuesday, 16th February, 2021 7.30 pm

Venue: Zoom - Online. View directions

Contact: Hannah Criddle 

Items
No. Item

127.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

Minutes:

None.

128.

Declarations of Interest

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

Minutes:

Councillor Bob Davis declared a non-pecuniary interest in Items 7 and 8 as a Mark Hall Ward Councillor.

 

Councillor Clive Souter declared a non-pecuniary interest in Items 9 and 10 as an Essex County Councillor for Harlow West.  

 

Councillor Mike Garnett declared a non-pecuniary interest in Items 7 and 8 as an Essex County Councillor for Harlow North.

 

Councillor Jean Clark declared a non-pecuniary interest in Items 9 and 10 as a Little Parndon and Hare Street Ward Councillor.

129.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 186 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 13 January 2021 are agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

130.

Matters Arising

Minutes:

None.

131.

Written Questions

Minutes:

None.

132.

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 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 be noted.

133.

HW/FUL/18/00553 - Proposed 1A, Queensgate Centre, Edinburgh Way pdf icon PDF 297 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application (HW/FUL/18/00553) on the minor external alterations to elevations of Unit 1A to accommodate a food store (Class A1) and reconfiguration of car parking.

 

The Committee also received a supplementary report containing information which had been received after the publication of the agenda.

 

Presentations were heard from a support and the applicant’s agent.

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

134.

HW/REM/VAR/20/00519 - 10 St James Centre, East Road pdf icon PDF 170 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application (HW/REM/VAR/20/00519) on the variation of condition in relation to planning application ref. HW/ST/03/00057: Condition 3 to enable The Range to sell a limited range of ancillary food and drink items.

 

The Committee also received a supplementary report containing information which had been received after the publication of the agenda.

 

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

135.

HW/FUL/20/00543 - Hillcrest, Harberts Road pdf icon PDF 120 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application (HW/FUL/20/00543) on the proposal for 2 x two bed chalet bungalows with a study, car parking, amenity space and soft landscaping.

 

A presentation was heard from the applicant’s agent.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission is REFUSED for the following reasons:

 

The proposal by reason of the design as a semi-detached pair would be out of character with the visual amenities of the area.  The proposal would therefore be contrary to policies PL1 and H2 of the Harlow Local Development Plan 2020.

 

136.

HW/FUL/20/00577 - Proposed Site of Public Art, St Marys Church, Parndon Mill Lane pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report and application (HW/FUL/20/00577) on the installation of a piece of public art.

 

Presentations were heard from three supporters.

 

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

137.

References from Other Committees

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

Minutes:

None.

138.

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.