Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Sub-Committee
Thursday, 10th September, 2020 7.30 pm

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Contact: Michelle Ossei-Gerning
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Items
No. Item

A57/20

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 195 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 27 August 2020 as an accurate record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held Thursday 27 August 2020 be signed as a correct record.

 

A58/20

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.

A59/20

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.

A60/20

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 148 KB

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

 

A61/20

20/02037/FUL 4 Cheyne Walk pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Conversion of dwellinghouse to form 4 flats in association with alterations and erection of two storey side/rear extension and single storey rear extension, and provision of associated refuse storage and cycle storage enclosures, and provision of associated off-street parking.

 

Ward: Addiscombe East

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Conversion of dwelling house to form 4 flats in association with alterations and erection of two storey side/rear extension and single storey rear extension, and provision of associated refuse storage and cycle storage enclosures, and provision of associated off-street parking.

 

Ward: Addiscombe East

 

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

 

Mr Glyn Howard spoke against the application.

 

Mr Toby Young, the applicant’s agent, provided a written statement in favour of the application. This was read out by the committee clerk.

 

Councillor Maddie Henson addressed the Committee on behalf of the referring Ward Member Councillor Jeet Bains, in her capacity as Ward Councillor against 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 not supported by Members of the committee.

 

Councillor Gareth Streeter proposed a motion to REFUSE the application on the grounds of detriment to character and protection of heritage assets and the layout design quality. This was seconded by Councillor Clive Fraser.

 

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

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to REFUSE the application for the development of 4 Cheyne Walk.