Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 24th October, 2019 6.30 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

237/19

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 10 October 2019 as an accurate record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 10 October 2019 be signed as a correct record.

 

238/19

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.

 

239/19

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.

240/19

Development presentations pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:

 

There are none.

Minutes:

There were none.

241/19

Planning applications for decision pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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

 

242/19

19/01352/FUL 56 Woodmere Avenue, Croydon, CR0 7PD pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Demolition of a single-family dwelling and erection of a 3-storey block containing 2 x 3-bedroom and 7 x 2-bedroom apartments with associated access, 9 parking spaces, cycle storage and refuse store.

 

Ward: Shirley North

Recommendation: Grant permission

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of a single-family dwelling and erection of a 3-storey block containing 2 x 3-bedroom and 7 x 2-bedroom apartments with associated access, 9 parking spaces, cycle storage and refuse store.

 

Ward: Shirley North

 

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

 

Mr Richard Chambers spoke against the application.

 

Mr Billy Heyman, Applicant’s Agent, spoke in support of the application.

 

Referring Ward Member Councillor Richard Chatterjee spoke against the application.

 

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

 

Councillor Streeter proposed a motion for REFUSAL of the application on the grounds of over development of site by dense of scale, height and massing insufficient parking and accumulative impact. Councillor Perry seconded the motion.

 

The motion to approve was put forward to the vote and carried with six Members voting in favour and three Members voting against. The motion to refuse therefore fell.

 

The Committee therefore RESOLVED to GRANT the application for the development of 56 Woodmere Avenue, Croydon, CR0 7PD.

 

243/19

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.

244/19

Other planning matters pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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

 

245/19

Weekly Planning Decisions and Performance 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.