Agenda and minutes

Planning Sub-Committee &, Planning Committee
Thursday, 7th May, 2020 6.00 pm

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Contact: Michelle Ossei-Gerning
020 8726 6000 x84246  Email: michelle.gerning@croydon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

75/20

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 245 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 23 April 2020 as an accurate record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on Thursdya 23 April 2020 be signed as a correct record.

 

76/20

Disclosure of Interest

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.

Minutes:

There were no disclosures of a pecuniary interest not already registered.

 

77/20

Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

Minutes:

There was none.

78/20

Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

79/20

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 148 KB

To consider the accompanying reports by the Director of Planning & Strategic Transport:

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chair announced that the agenda application items would be heard in the following order: 19/02109/FUL 63 Whytecliffe Road South, Purley, CR8 2AZ; 19/04191/FUL 22 Lynne Close South Croydon, CR2 8QA; and 19/04535/FUL 24 Coulsdon Court Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2LL.

80/20

19/02109/FUL 63 Whytecliffe Road South, Purley, CR8 2AZ pdf icon PDF 413 KB

Demolition of existing mosque and erection of mixed use mosque development comprising public worship spaces, function areas and one floor of residential use (3 x studio flats) with associated landscaping.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing mosque and erection of mixed use mosque development comprising public worship spaces, function areas and one floor of residential use (3 x studio flats) with associated landscaping.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

 

The officers presented details of the planning application and responded to questions for clarification.

 

Mrs Caroline Kirkpatrick, Mr Neel Dilip, Ms Uma McCluskey and Ms Maureen Handy jointly provided a written statement in objection to the application. This was read out by the committee clerk.

 

Mr Benedict O’Looney, the applicant’s agent, provided a written statement in support of the application. This was read out by the committee clerk.

 

The Committee deliberated on the application presentation heard before them having heard all the speakers who addressed the Committee, and in turn addressed their view on the matter.

 

The substantive motion to APPROVE the application based on the officer’s recommendation was taken to the vote having been proposed by Councillor Paul Scott. This was seconded by Councillor Toni Letts.

 

The substantive motion was carried with all five Members unanimously voting in favour.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 63 Whytecliffe Road South, Purley, CR8 2AZ.

 

81/20

19/04191/FUL 22 Lynne Close South Croydon CR2 8QA pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Demolition of existing bungalow and erection of a three storey building with accommodation in the roof space, comprising of 9 units with associated landscaping, parking, accesses as well as cycle and refuse storage.

 

Ward:Selsdon Vale And Forestdale

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing bungalow and erection of a three storey building with accommodation in the roof space, comprising of 9 units with associated landscaping, parking, accesses as well as cycle and refuse storage.

 

Ward: Selsdon Vale and Forestdale

 

The officers presented details of the planning application and responded to questions for clarification.

 

Ms Marisa Bania and Mr John Bird provided a written statement each in objection to the application. This was read out by the committee clerk.

 

The Committee deliberated on the application presentation heard before them having heard all the speakers who addressed the Committee, and in turn addressed their view on the matter.

 

The substantive motion to APPROVE the application based on the officer’s recommendation was taken to the vote having been proposed by Councillor Toni Letts. This was seconded by Councillor Chris Clark.

 

The substantive motion was carried with three Members voting in favour and two Members voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 22 Lynne Close South Croydon CR2 8QA.

82/20

19/04535/FUL 24 Coulsdon Court Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2LL pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Erection of a two-storey building providing 4 x two-bedroom flats, and a terrace of 3 x four-bedroom houses at the rear; erection of 2 x four-bedroom semi-detached houses on the frontage; formation of vehicular access and provision of associated parking, refuse and cycle stores and new landscaping.

 

Ward: Old Coulsdon

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Erection of a two-storey building providing 4 x two-bedroom flats, and a terrace of 3 x four-bedroom houses at the rear; erection of 2 x four-bedroom semi-detached houses on the frontage; formation of vehicular access and provision of associated parking, refuse and cycle stores and new landscaping.

 

Ward: Old Coulsdon

 

The officers presented details of the planning application and responded to questions for clarification.

 

Mr Colin Etheridge, representing Hartley & District Residents’ Association provided a written statement in objection to the application. This was read out by the committee clerk.

 

The Committee deliberated on the application presentation heard before them having heard all the speakers who addressed the Committee, and in turn addressed their view on the matter.

 

The substantive motion to APPROVE the application based on the officer’s recommendation was taken to the vote having been proposed by Councillor Paul Scott. This was seconded by Councillor Toni Letts.

 

The substantive motion was carried with three Members voting in favour and two Members voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 24 Coulsdon Court Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2LL.

 

83/20

Items referred by Planning Sub-Committee

To consider any item(s) referred by a previous meeting of the Planning Sub-Committee to this Committee for consideration and determination:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

84/20

Other planning matters pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To consider the accompanying report by the Director of Planning & Strategic Transport:

85/20

Weekly Planning Decisions pdf icon PDF 73 KB

This report provides a list of cases determined (since the last Planning Committee) providing details of the site and description of development (by Ward), whether the case was determined by officers under delegated powers or by Planning Committee/Sub Committee and the outcome (refusal/approval).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report was received for information.

 

86/20

Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 195 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 12 March 2020 as an accurate record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 12 March 2020 be signed as a correct record.

87/20

Disclosure of Interest

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by

completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.

Minutes:

There were no disclosures of a pecuniary interest not already registered.

88/20

Urgent business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

Minutes:

There was none.

89/20

Planning applications for decisions pdf icon PDF 148 KB

To consider the accompanying reports by the Director of Planning & Strategic Transport:

89/201

19/01810/FUL Land R/O 5-6 Oaklands Gardens, Kenley, CR8 5DS pdf icon PDF 226 KB

Alterations to land levels, erection of detached two storey 3 bedroom house with decking, associated bin and cycle stores.

 

Ward: Kenley

Recommendation: Grant Permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Alterations to land levels, erection of detached two storey 3 bedroom house with decking, associated bin and cycle stores.

 

Ward: Kenley

 

The officers presented details of the planning application and officers responded to questions for clarification.

 

Mr Malcom Grace provided a written statement in objection to the application.

This was read out by the committee clerk.

 

The Committee deliberated on the application presentation heard before them having heard all the speakers who addressed the Committee, and in turn addressed their view on the matter.

 

The substantive motion to APPROVE the application based on the officer’s recommendation was taken to the vote having been proposed by Councillor Chris Clark. This was seconded by Councillor Toni Letts.

 

The substantive motion was carried with all five Members unanimously voting in favour.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of Land R/O 5-6 Oaklands Gardens, Kenley, CR8 5DS