Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Sub-Committee
Thursday, 10th October, 2019 7.45 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. View directions

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

Items
No. Item

A85/19

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 12 September 2019 as an accurate record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held Thursday 12 September 2019 be signed as a correct record.

 

A86/19

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.

A87/19

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.

A88/19

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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

 

A89/19

19/02280/FUL 7 Dornton Road, South Croydon, CR2 7DR pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Change of use to supported living accommodation for vulnerable adults comprising of 8 bedrooms and communal areas. Erection of single storey side/rear extensions.

 

Ward: South Croydon

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Change of use to supported living accommodation for vulnerable adults comprising of 8 bedrooms and communal areas. Erection of single storey side/rear extensions.

 

Ward: South Croydon

 

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

 

Mr Kris Sen, representing Dornton Road Area Residents Association, spoke against the application.

 

Referring Ward Member Councillor Maria Gatland spoke against the application.

 

Councillor Perry proposed a motion for REFUSAL of the application on the grounds of the loss of amenity for adjoining occupiers and the accumulative impact on adjoining occupiers. Councillor Streeter seconded the motion.

 

Councillor Scott proposed a motion for APPROVAL of the application based on the officer’s recommendation. Councillor Ali seconded the motion.

 

The motion to refuse was put forward to the vote and fell with two Members voting in favour and three Members voting against.

 

The motion to approve was put forward to the vote and carried with three Members voting in favour and two Members voting against.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 7 Dornton Road, South Croydon, CR2 7DR.