20/01450/FUL - 91 - 93 Prince Avenue, Southend-on-Sea (St Laurence Ward)
Proposal: Change of use from retail shop (Class A1) to mixed use restaurant/takeaway (Class A3/A5) at ground floor and self-contained flat (Class C3) to first floor, erect bin store to rear and alter front elevation to provide access to first floor flat
Applicant: Mr Newland - Eclipse Homes Limited
Agent: Knight Gratrix Architects
That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:
01 The development hereby permitted shall begin not 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: 010A & 011A.
Reason: To ensure that the development is carried out in accordance with provisions of the Development Plan.
03 Prior to the first occupation of the building for mixed use restaurant / take away purposes details of the means of ventilation for the extraction and dispersal of cooking smells/fumes, including full specification of any installation of odour control measures, noise levels, noise mitigation measures and anti-vibration measures, air conditioning units and other plant and equipment, its appearance and finish shall have been submitted to and shall have been approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The approved scheme shall be installed in full accordance with the approved details before the use hereby approved is occupied or brought into first use and thereafter shall be permanently retained in perpetuity.
Reason: To protect the environment of people in neighbouring properties and general environmental quality in accordance with Core Strategy (2007) Policies KP2 and CP4, Development Management Document (2015) Policies DM1 and DM3 and Design and Townscape Guide (2009).
04 Prior to the first occupation of the building for mixed use restaurant / take away purposes, details of the design and materials of the proposed commercial waste storage and an associated waste management plan shall be submitted to and approved by the local planning authority. The development shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details from first occupation for the proposed use and shall be maintained and managed as such in perpetuity.
Reason: To ensure that the development is satisfactorily serviced and that satisfactory waste management is undertaken in the interests of highway safety and visual amenity and to protect the character of the surrounding area, in accordance with Policies KP2, CP3 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1 and DM15 of the Development Management Document (2015).
05 Notwithstanding the details shown on the plans submitted and otherwise hereby approved, the flat hereby permitted shall not be occupied until and unless a noise assessment report has first been submitted to and agreed in writing by the local planning authority to demonstrate that the internal noise levels for all habitable rooms within the flat hereby approved will meet the standards set out in British Standard BS 8233:2014 (Internal Noise Levels). The development shall be undertaken and completed in accordance with the agreed details within that report before the flat is occupied and shall be retained as such in perpetuity.
Reason: In order to protect the amenities of the occupiers of the dwelling hereby approved from noise arising from the adjacent uses and plant and equipment in accordance with policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1 and DM3 of the Development Management Document (2015).
06 Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved full details of refuse, recycling and secure, covered bicycle storage facilities for the residential dwelling shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Prior to first occupation of the development hereby approved, refuse, recycling and bicycle storage facilities shall be provided and made available for use at the site in accordance with the approved details and retained in perpetuity thereafter for that use.
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 (2019), Core Strategy (2007) policies KP2 and CP4 and Policies DM1, DM8 and DM15 of the Development Management Document (2015) and the guidance within the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).
07 Water efficient design measures as set out in Policy DM2 (iv) of the Development Management Document to limit internal water consumption to 105 litres per person per day (lpd) (110 lpd when including external water consumption), including measures of water efficient fittings, appliances and water recycling systems shall be installed and made available for use prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved and retained in perpetuity.
Reason: To minimise the environmental impact of the development through efficient use of water in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework, Core Strategy (2007) policy KP2, Development Management Document (2015) policy DM2 and the guidance within the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).
08 The ground floor unit of the development hereby approved shall solely be used as a sui generis mixed restaurant and takeaway use and shall be used for no other purposes including any change of use permitted under the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (as amended) or any revocation, amendment or re-enactment of that order.
Reason: To ensure the development is implemented in accordance with the permission sought and to enable the Local Planning Authority to control the impact of the use of the premises within the Use Class specified in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework (2019), Policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007), Policies DM1 and DM3 of the Development Management Document (2015) and the advice contained within the Southend-on-Sea Design and Townscape Guide (2009).
09 The ground floor premises hereby approved shall not be open for customers outside the following hours: 11:00 hours to 23:00 hours Monday to Sunday and at no other times.
Reason: To protect residential amenity and general environmental quality in accordance with Core Strategy (2007) Policies KP2 and CP4, Development Management Document (2015) Policies DM1, DM3 and the advice contained in the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).
1 . Please note that the development the subject of this application is liable for a charge under the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Regulations 2010 (as amended) and it is the responsibility of the landowner(s) to ensure they have fully complied with the requirements of these regulations. A failure to comply with the CIL regulations in full can result in a range of penalties. For full planning permissions, a CIL Liability Notice will be issued by the Council as soon as practicable following this decision notice. For general consents, you are required to submit a Notice of Chargeable Development (Form 5) before commencement; and upon receipt of this, the Council will issue a CIL Liability Notice including details of the chargeable amount and when this is payable.
If you have not received a CIL Liability Notice by the time you intend to commence development, it is imperative that you contact S106andCILAdministration@southend.gov.uk to avoid financial penalties for potential failure to comply with the CIL Regulations 2010 (as amended). If the chargeable development has already commenced, no exemption or relief can be sought in relation to the charge and a CIL Demand Notice will be issued requiring immediate payment. Further details on CIL matters can be found on the Planning Portal or the Council's website (www.southend.gov.uk/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 works to buildings or land. Please take care when carrying out works on or near the public highways and footpaths in the borough.
3. This permission does not convey any form of consent for external advertisement signs, consent for which will separately be required under the provisions of the Town and Country Planning Advertisement Regulations.
4. Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS) advise that the installation of Automatic Water Suppression Systems (AWSS) can be effective in the rapid suppression of fires. ECFRS therefore uses every occasion to urge building owners and developers to consider the installation of AWSS
- Report, item 663. PDF 180 KB
- 010A Existing Floor Plans and Elevations Site & Location Plans, item 663. PDF 414 KB
- 011A Proposed Floor Plans and Elevations, item 663. PDF 458 KB
- 91-93 Prince Avenue, item 663. PDF 2 MB