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698.

Apologies for Absence

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Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Anne Jones (substitute: Councillor Burton)

699.

Declarations of Interest

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Minutes:

The following interests were declared at the meeting:

 

(a)  Councillors Ayling and Cowan – Minute Nos. 703 and 704 (Application Ref Nos. 20/01467/FUL and 20/01518/AMDT – Scout Hall, 52 High Street, Leigh on Sea) – Non-pecuniary interest: Member of the Licensing Sub Committee which determined the application for premises licence at this property;

 

(b)  Councillor D Garston – Minute No. 707 (Application Ref No. 19/01687/FUL – Camelia Hotel, 176-178 Eastern Esplanade, Southend on Sea) – Non-pecuniary interest: Regular customer at the restaurant;

 

(c)  Councillor Mulroney – Minute Nos. 703 and 704 (Application Ref Nos. 20/01467/FUL and 20/01518/AMDT – Scout Hall, 52 High Street, Leigh on Sea) – Non-pecuniary interest: Member of Leigh Town Council, non-participant in planning and attended the meeting of the Licensing Sub Committee, which determined the application for premises licence at this property, on behalf of residents; and

 

(d)  Councillor Ward – Minute No. 707 (Application Ref No. 19/01687/FUL – Camelia Hotel, 176-178 Eastern Esplanade, Southend on Sea) – Pecuniary interest: Lives close to the application site and is an owner of a Guest House (withdrew).

700.

Minutes of the Meeting held on Wednesday, 4th November 2020 pdf icon PDF 198 KB

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Minutes:

Resolved:-

 

That the Minutes of the Meeting held on Wednesday, 4th November 2020 be received, confirmed as a correct record and signed.

701.

Supplementary Report pdf icon PDF 2 MB

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Minutes:

The Committee received and noted a supplementary report by the Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director (Growth and Housing) that provided additional information on the items referred to elsewhere on the Agenda.  The report also presented the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) rates which had been updated as of 1st January 2021.

702.

20/01612/OUT - 6 Crosby Road and 121-123 Crowstone Road, Westcliff-on-Sea (Chalkwell Ward) pdf icon PDF 439 KB

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Proposal:  Erect five 2.5 storey dwellinghouses, layout parking to front and extend existing vehicular crossover onto Crowstone Road (Outline)

Applicant:  C/o SKArchitects

Agent:  Steven Kearney of SKArchitects

 

Resolved:-

 

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

 

01  Details of the landscaping (hereinafter called the "reserved matters") shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before any development begins and the development shall be carried out as approved under the reserved matters. Application for approval of the reserved matters shall be made to the Local Planning Authority not later than 3 (three) years from the date of this permission. The development hereby permitted shall begin not later than 2 (two) years from the date of approval of the last of the reserved matters to be approved.

 

Reason: Required to be imposed pursuant to Section 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended) and because the application is for outline planning permission only and the particulars submitted are insufficient for consideration of details mentioned.

 

02  The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans 617P101 Rev. A, 617P104 Rev. B, 617P105 Rev. A, 617P102, 617P103 Rev. A.

 

Reason: To ensure that the development is carried out in accordance with the Development Plan.

 

03  Notwithstanding the details shown on the plans submitted and otherwise hereby approved, no construction works other than demolition and construction up to ground floor slab level shall take place until full product details of the materials to be used on all the external elevations, including walls, roof, windows and doors and rainwater goods have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The development shall only be carried out and completed in accordance with the approved details before it is brought into use.

 

Reason: To safeguard the visual amenities of the area, in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework (2019) Core Strategy (2007) policy KP2 and CP4, Development Management Document (2015) Policy DM1 and advice contained within the Southend Design and Townscape Guide (2009)

 

04  Notwithstanding the details shown on the plans submitted and otherwise hereby approved, no construction works other than demolition and construction up to ground floor slab level shall take place until full details of both hard and soft landscape works to be carried out at the site have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The approved hard landscaping works shall be carried out prior to first occupation of the development and the soft landscaping works within the first planting season  following first occupation of the development. The details submitted shall include, but not limited to: -

(i)  Proposed finished site levels or contours;

(ii)  Means of enclosure, of the site including any gates or boundary fencing;

(iii)  Hard surfacing materials;

(iv)  Full details of the number, size and location of the trees, shrubs and plants to be retained and planted together with a planting specification and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 702.

703.

20/01467/FUL - Scout Hall, 52 High Street, Leigh-on-Sea (Leigh Ward) pdf icon PDF 186 KB

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Minutes:

Proposal:  Erect single storey rear and side extension, lean to porch to west elevation, install metal canopy to front with corrugated metal roof, metal balustrading to front and side elevations and alter elevations

Applicant:  Mr J Batson

Agent:  Mr Colin Stone of Stone Me Ltd

 

Mrs Sporton, a local resident, spoke as an objector to the application.  Mr Stone, the applicant’s agent, responded.

 

Resolved:-

 

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

 

01 The development hereby permitted shall begin not later than three years of the date of this decision.

 

Reason: Required to be imposed pursuant to Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990

 

02 The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans 1920-02G, 1920-04D, 1920-05C 1920-07a

 

Reason: To ensure that the development is carried out in accordance with the Development Plan.

 

03 The materials for the development hereby approved shall only be black painted metal framing and black painted corrugated metal sheeting (13/3 0.7 thick galvanized corrugated roofing sheets by Cladco Roofing) for the canopies, stained matt black timber featheredged weatherboarding for the walls, flat roof with matt black painted  timber fascia for the new extension, black painted acoya timber with 6mm laminated safety glass to British Standard BS6206 for the windows and doors, black painted wrought iron for the terrace balustrade, black quarry tiles for the terrace flooring, red stock brick slips, lead capping and traditional clay pots for the flue chimney, no change to the existing roof covering or guttering, black painted timber gates to waste storage area and cycle storage areas.

 

Reason: To safeguard character and appearance of the historic building and the surrounding Leigh Old Town and Leigh Conservation Areas in accordance with Policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1, DM3, DM5 and DM6 of the Development Management Document (2015) and advise contained within the Southend Design and Townscape Guide (2009).

 

04 Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved, the canopies, windows and doors shall be installed in full accordance with the details set out on plan references 1920-05C and 1920-07a. The terrace balustrading shall be black painted 16mm bars with finial style F (W Farthing & Sons) and flat top posts as set out in email from agent dated 9.12.20. The development shall only be implemented in accordance with the approved details from first occupation for the proposed use and be maintained as such in perpetuity.

 

Reason: A condition is needed to safeguard character and appearance of the historic building and the surrounding Leigh Old Town Conservation Area in accordance with Policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1, DM3, DM5 and DM6 of the Development Management Document (2015) and advise contained within the Southend Design and Townscape Guide (2009).

 

05 Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning Act (1990) (as amended) and the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (as amended), or any Order  ...  view the full minutes text for item 703.

704.

20/01518/AMDT - Scout Hall, 52 High Street, Leigh-on-Sea (Leigh Ward) pdf icon PDF 210 KB

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Minutes:

Proposal: Application to vary conditions 02 (approved plans), 04 (details of new doors, new dormer windows and terrace balustrading/railings) and 13 (operate as restaurant only) - amendments to fenestration and to provide takeaway facilities - (Minor Material Amendment to Planning Permission 17/02280/FUL dated 25.01.2019

Applicant:  Mr J Batson

Agent:  Mr Colin Stone of Stone Me Ltd.

 

Mrs Sporton, a local resident, spoke as an objector to the application.  Mr Stone, the applicant’s agent responded.

 

Resolved:-

 

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

 

01 The development hereby permitted shall begin not later than 4th April 2021.

 

Reason: Required to be imposed pursuant to Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990

 

02 The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans 1920-06a, 1920-03c, 1920-05c

 

Reason: To ensure that the development is carried out in accordance with the Development Plan.

 

03 The materials for the development hereby approved shall only be matt black stained timber featheredged weatherboarding for the walls and dormer cheeks, black painted acoya timber with 6mm laminated safety glass to BS6206 for the windows and doors, black painted wrought iron for the terrace balustrade, black quarry tiles for the terrace flooring, red stock brick slips, lead capping and traditional clay pots for the flue chimney, no change to the existing roof covering or guttering, black painted timber gates to waste storage area and cycle storage areas.

 

Reason: To safeguard character and appearance of the historic building and the surrounding Leigh Old Town Conservation Area in accordance with Policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1, DM3, DM5 and DM6 of the Development Management Document (2015) and advise contained within the Southend Design and Townscape Guide (2009).

 

04 Prior to the first occupation of the building for A3 purposes, the windows and doors shall be installed in full accordance with the details set out on plan reference 1920-05C and the terrace balustrading shall be black painted 16mm bars with finial style F (W Farthing & Sons) and flat top posts as previously submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority under the approval of details application reference 18/01760/AD (condition 04) or alternative refuse and recycling details that have previously been submitted to the local planning authority and approved in writing under the terms of this condition. The development shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details from first occupation for the proposed use and be maintained as such in perpetuity.

 

Reason: A condition is needed to safeguard character and appearance of the historic building and the surrounding Leigh Old Town Conservation Area in accordance with Policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1, DM3, DM5 and DM6 of the Development Management Document (2015) and advise contained within the Southend Design and Townscape Guide (2009).

 

05 Prior to the first occupation of the building for A3 purposes, the refuse and recycling arrangements shall be implemented in full accordance with  ...  view the full minutes text for item 704.

705.

20/01511/FUL - 266 Westborough Road, Westcliff-on-Sea (Westborough Ward) pdf icon PDF 174 KB

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Minutes:

Proposal:  Erect linked single storey rear extension

Applicant:  Saunders

Agent:  Mr Wilton Ndoro of Krystal Architecture Ltd

 

Resolved:-

 

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

 

01  The development hereby permitted shall begin no later than three years from the date of this decision.

 

Reason:  Required to be imposed pursuant to Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

02  The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans: 620-200/1, 620-201/3, 620-202/4, 620-204/3.

 

Reason: To ensure the development is carried out in accordance with the development plan.

 

03  All new work to the outside of the building must match existing original work in terms of the choice of materials, method of construction and finished appearance. This applies unless differences are shown on the drawings hereby approved or are required by conditions to this permission.

 

Reason: In the interests of visual amenity and to ensure that the appearance of the building makes a positive contribution to the character and appearance of the area. This is as set out in the National Planning Policy Framework (2019), Core Strategy (2007) Policies KP2 and CP4, Development Management Document (2015) Policy DM1, and the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).

 

04  The development hereby approved shall not at any time be adapted to enable formation of more than six (6) bedrooms and shall not be occupied by more than six (6) people at any one time. 

 

Reason: To ensure the use hereby approved would offer acceptable living conditions for its occupiers in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework (2019), Core Strategy (2007) Policies KP2 and CP4, Development Management Document (2015) Policies DM1, DM3 and DM8.

 

The Local Planning Authority has acted positively and proactively in determining this application by identifying matters of concern within the application (as originally submitted) and negotiating, with the Applicant, acceptable amendments to the proposal to address those concerns.  As a result, the Local Planning Authority has been able to grant planning permission for an acceptable proposal, in accordance with the presumption in favour of sustainable development, as set out within the National Planning Policy Framework.  The detailed analysis is set out in a report on the application prepared by officers.

 

INFORMATIVES

 

1  You are advised that as the proposed extension(s) or change of use to your property equates to less than 100sqm of new floorspace, and does not involve the creation of a new dwelling (Class C3), the development benefits from a Minor Development Exemption under the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended) and as such no charge is payable. See the Planning Portal:

(www.planningportal.co.uk/info/200136/policy_and_legislation/70/community_infrastructure_levy) or the Council's website (www.southend.gov.uk/cil) for further details about CIL.

 

2  You should be aware that in cases where damage occurs during construction works to the highway in implementing this permission that Council may seek to recover the cost of repairing public highways and footpaths from any party responsible for damaging them.

 

This includes damage carried out when implementing a planning permission or other  ...  view the full minutes text for item 705.

706.

20/01520/FUL - 266 Westborough Road, Westcliff-on-Sea (Westborough Ward) pdf icon PDF 532 KB

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Minutes:

Proposal:  Convert existing 6 Bed HMO (Class C4) and existing ancillary building at the rear to a 7 Bed HMO (Sui Generis) and erect single storey linked rear extension

Applicant:  Mr Saunders

Agent:  Mr Wilton Ndoro of Krystal Architecture Ltd

 

Mr Noblett, a local resident, submitted a written statement in objection to the application which was read out at the meeting.  A written response, that had been submitted by the applicant’s agent, was also read out at the meeting.

 

Resolved:-

 

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

 

01  The development hereby permitted shall begin no later than three years from the date of this decision.

 

Reason:  Required to be imposed pursuant to Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

02  The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans: 620-200/1, 620-201/3, 620-203/2, 620/204/3.

 

Reason: To ensure the development is carried out in accordance with the development plan.

 

03  All new work to the outside of the building must match existing original work in terms of the choice of materials, method of construction and finished appearance. This applies unless differences are shown on the drawings hereby approved or are required by conditions to this permission.

 

Reason: In the interests of visual amenity and to ensure that the appearance of the building makes a positive contribution to the character and appearance of the area. This is as set out in the National Planning Policy Framework (2019), Core Strategy (2007) Policies KP2 and CP4, Development Management Document (2015) Policy DM1, and the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).

 

04  Prior to the occupation of the development hereby granted, at least seven secured and covered cycle parking spaces shall be provided on site in accordance with the details shown on drawing no. 620-203/2 and shall be made available for use for the benefit of the current and future occupiers of the approved development and shall be retained in perpetuity for the lifetime of the development.

 

Reason: To ensure the provision of adequate cycle parking in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework (2019), Core Strategy (2007) Policies KP2, CP3 and CP4, Development Management Document (2015) Policies DM1, DM3, DM8 and DM15, and the advice contained within the National Design Guide (2019) and the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).

 

 

05  Prior to the occupation of the development hereby granted, secure bin storage shall be provided on site in accordance with the details shown on drawing  no. 620-203/2 and shall be made available for use for the benefit of the current and future occupiers of the approved development and shall be retained in perpetuity for the lifetime of the development.

 

Reason: To ensure the provision of adequate bin storage and to ensure the development does not result in material harm to the character and appearance of the area and in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework (2019), Core Strategy (2007) Policies KP2, CP3, Development Management Document (2015) Policies DM1, DM3 and, and the advice  ...  view the full minutes text for item 706.

707.

19/01687/FUL - Camelia Hotel, 176-178 Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea (Thorpe Ward) pdf icon PDF 324 KB

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Minutes:

Proposal:  Demolish existing garage block to rear, erect two storey building with basement comprising of two additional hotel apartments, storage and bike store, lay out parking spaces to rear

Applicant:  C/o Agent

Agent:  ABG Architecture

 

Resolved:-

 

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

 

01.  The development hereby permitted shall be begun not later than 3 years beginning with the date of this permission.

 

Reason: Required to be imposed pursuant to Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

02.  The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved plans: 101P01, 101P02, 101P03, 101P04, 101P05.

 

Reason: To ensure the development is carried out in accordance with the development plan.

 

03.  The development shall be carried out only using external materials as identified on the approved plan 101P05, or otherwise in accordance with details to have been previously submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.

 

Reason: In the interests of visual amenity further to Policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007), Policies DM1, DM3 and DM6 of the Development Management Document (2015) and the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).

 

04.  Prior to the first use of the hotel apartments hereby approved, 4 off-street car parking spaces shall be provided at the site as shown on Drawing No. 101P05. The approved parking spaces shall thereafter be retained in perpetuity only for parking by the staff and customers of the hotel.

 

Reason: To ensure the adequate provision of parking at the site in accordance with Policy DM15 of the Development Management Document (2015).

 

05.  The hard landscaping works identified on the approved plan 101P05 shall be completed prior to first occupation of the development and the soft landscaping works within the first planting season following first occupation of the development. Any trees or shrubs dying, removed, being severely damaged or becoming seriously diseased within five years of planting shall be replaced with trees or shrubs of such size and species as may be agreed with the Local Planning Authority.

 

Reason: In the interests of visual amenity and to ensure a satisfactory standard of landscaping and drainage is implemented pursuant to Policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1, DM3 and DM6 of the Development Management Document (2015).

 

06.  Prior to the first use of the hotel apartments hereby approved, the cycle and refuse and recycling storage facilities shown on the submitted plans shall be provided in full and made available for use, and shall be retained as such for the lifetime of the development thereafter.

 

Reason: To ensure the provision of adequate cycle parking and refuse storage in accordance with Policies DM3, DM8 and DM15 of Development Management Document.

 

07.  The first floor west facing windows in the development hereby approved shall only be glazed in obscure glass (the glass to be obscure to at least Level 4 on the Pilkington Levels of Privacy, or such equivalent as may be agreed in writing with the local planning  ...  view the full minutes text for item 707.

708.

20/01619/FUL - 6 Lavender Grove, Westcliff-on-Sea (Prittlewell Ward) pdf icon PDF 274 KB

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Minutes:

Proposal:  Demolish existing bungalow, erect two residential buildings comprising no7 self-contained flats with associated amenity space, parking, bin and cycle store

Applicant:  Mr David Bromage of Architectural Properties Dev Ltd

Agent:  N/A

 

Resolved:-

 

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

 

01  The development hereby permitted shall begin no later than 3 (three) years from the date of this decision. 

 

Reason: Required to be imposed pursuant to Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

02  The development hereby permitted shall be carried  out  in  accordance  with  the approved plans: 10A, 15, 16, 17 & 18.

 

Reason: To ensure that the development is carried  out  in  accordance  with provisions of the Development Plan.

 

03  Prior to the occupation of the development hereby approved car parking spaces shall be provided and made available for use in accordance with the details shown on approved plan 5606 15 and shall be permanently retained as such thereafter. The car parking spaces shall be kept available solely for the parking of motor vehicles of occupiers of the dwellings hereby approved and their visitors.

 

Reason: To ensure that adequate car parking is provided and retained to serve the development in accordance with Policy CP3 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policy DM15 of the Development Management Document (2015).

 

04  Notwithstanding  the  details  shown  on  the  plans  submitted  and otherwise  hereby approved  the  development  hereby  permitted  shall  not  commence  other  than  for groundworks and site preparation works unless and until details and appropriately sized  samples  of  the  materials  to  be  used  for  all  the  external  surfaces  of  the proposed building at the site including for elevations, brickwork, render, glazing, doors, windows and roofing materials have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

The development hereby permitted shall be implemented in full accordance with the details and samples approved under this condition before it is occupied.

 

Reason: In the interests of visual amenity and to ensure that the appearance of the building makes a positive contribution to the character and appearance of the area.  This is as set out in the National Planning Policy Framework, Core Strategy (2007) Policies KP2 and CP4, Development Management Document (2015) Policies DM1 and DM3, and the guidance contained within the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).

 

05  Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved full details of refuse and secure bicycle storage facilities for the dwellings hereby approved shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  Prior to first occupation of the development, refuse and bicycle storage facilities shall be provided at the site in accordance with the approved  details and retained in perpetuity thereafter. 

 

Reason: In the interests of residential amenity for future occupants, to ensure the provision of adequate cycle parking and in the interests of visual amenity as set out in the National Planning Policy Framework (2018), Core Strategy (2007) policies KP2 and CP4 and Policies DM1, DM8 and DM15 of the Development Management  ...  view the full minutes text for item 708.

 

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