Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Thursday, 4th February, 2021 6.30 pm

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Contact: Michelle Ossei-Gerning
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Items
No. Item

15/20

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 224 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 21 January 2021 as an accurate record.

[To Follow]

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 21 January 2021 be signed as a correct record.

 

16/20

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.

 

17/20

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.

18/20

Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

19/20

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 148 KB

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

 

Additional documents:

20/20

19/04067/FUL 27-29 Biddulph Road, South Croydon, CR2 6QB pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Demolition of the existing properties and erection of a building up to four storey's including 26 no. apartments with associated landscaping, car parking, bin and cycle storage. (Amended description).

 

Ward: Purley Oaks and Riddlesdown

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of the existing properties and erection of a building up to four storey's including 26 no. apartments with associated landscaping, car parking, bin and cycle storage. (Amended description).

 

Ward: Purley Oaks and Riddlesdown

 

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

 

Mrs Carla Allen spoke against the application.

 

Mr Richard Smith, the applicant’s agent, spoke in support of the application.

 

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.

 

Councillor Clive Fraser requested for a condition for a green roof. This was seconded by Councillor Chris Clark.

 

The substantive motion to GRANT the application based on the officer’s recommendation as amended was taken to the vote having been proposed by Councillor Clive Fraser. This was seconded by Councillor Paul Scott.

 

The substantive motion was carried with six Members voting in favour and four Members voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 27-29 Biddulph Road, South Croydon, CR2 6QB.

21/20

20/01625/FUL 14 Oakwood Avenue, Purley CR8 1AQ pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Demolition of 1 no. detached family house and erection of 1 no. apartment blocks, comprising 20 new apartments, with associated hard and soft landscaping etc.

 

Ward:Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of 1 no. detached family house and erection of 1 no. apartment blocks, comprising 20 new apartments, with associated hard and soft landscaping etc.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

 

THIS ITEM WAS WITHDRAWN FROM THE AGENDA.

22/20

20/03242/FUL 45 Kingswood Lane, Warlingham, CR6 9AB pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Demolition of the existing property and the erection of 6 x 3 bedroom houses, with associated access and parking.

 

Ward:Sanderstead

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of the existing property and the erection of 6 x 3 bedroom houses, with associated access and parking.

 

Ward: Sanderstead

 

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

 

Mr Atri Prashad, the developer, spoke in support of the application.

 

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.

 

Councillor Scott Roche proposed (with a number of Members of the Committee in consensus) for the landscaping condition to add that the removed trees should mitigate the loss of trees. It was requested for a like-for-like replacement for category B trees with semi-mature trees, and that the most appropriate maturity species are met throughout the rest of the landscaping.

 

Councillor Lynne Hale suggested for a stronger condition to the onsite surface water management; and for the landscaping condition to add lots of greenery to cover drainage.

 

The substantive motion to GRANT the application based on the officer’s recommendation as amended was taken to the vote having been proposed by Councillor Chris Clark. This was seconded by Councillor Paul Scott.

 

The substantive motion was carried with six Members voting in favour and four Members voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 45 Kingswood Lane, Warlingham, CR6 9AB.

23/20

20/03470/FUL 5 Russell Hill, Purley, CR8 2JB pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Demolition of existing dwelling and garage, erection of three storey building (with lower ground and roof space accommodation) comprising 21 flats (7 x 1 beds, 12 x 2 beds and 2 x 3 beds) with associated parking, amenity space and waste and cycle stores.

 

Ward:Purley and Woodcote

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing dwelling and garage, erection of three storey building (with lower ground and roof space accommodation) comprising 21 flats (7 x 1 beds, 12 x 2 beds and 2 x 3 beds) with associated parking, amenity space and waste and cycle stores.

 

Ward: Purley and Woodcote

 

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

 

Mr Mike Blackburn spoke against of the application.

 

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 GRANT the application based on the officer’s recommendation was taken to the vote having been proposed by Councillor Clive Fraser. This was seconded by Councillor Paul Scott.

 

The substantive motion was carried with six Members voting in favour and four Members voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 5 Russell Hill, Purley, CR8 2JB.

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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.

25/20

Other planning matters pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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

26/20

Weekly Planning Decisions pdf icon PDF 272 KB

Attached is the list of Delegated and Planning Committee/Sub-Committee decisions taken between 11 January 2021 and 22 January 2021.

Minutes:

The report was received for information.