Agenda item

20/01511/FUL - 266 Westborough Road, Westcliff-on-Sea (Westborough Ward)


Proposal:  Erect linked single storey rear extension

Applicant:  Saunders

Agent:  Mr Wilton Ndoro of Krystal Architecture Ltd




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.




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:

( or the Council's website ( 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 works to buildings or land. Please take care when carrying out works on or near the public highways and footpaths in the Borough.

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