Agenda item

21/00075/FUL - 119 Southsea Avenue, Leigh-on-Sea (Leigh Ward)


Proposal: Erect single storey side and rear extension, alter elevations

Applicant: Mr Zyberi

Agent: SKArchitects


Mr Burges spoke as an objector to the application.


Resolved: -


That PLANNING PERMISSION be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:


01        The development hereby permitted shall begin not 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 shall be undertaken solely in accordance with the following approved plan(s): 690-P02 Rev A


Reason: To ensure that the development is carried out in accordance with the provisions of 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) Policy KP2 and CP4, Development Management Document (2015) Policies DM1 and the advice contained in the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).


04        Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved full details of refuse and recycling storage facilities for the ground floor flat shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  Prior to first occupation of the development, refuse and recycling 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  and to ensure the provision  of adequate refuse and recycling storage in the interests of highway safety, residential and visual amenity as set out in the  National  Planning  Policy Framework (2019), Core Strategy (2007) Policies KP2 and CP4 and Policy DM1 of the Development Management Document (2015) and the guidance within the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).


05        Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (as amended) and the Use Class Order 1987 (as amended) or any provisions equivalent to those Orders in any statutory instrument amending, revoking or re-enacting the Orders, with or without modification the development hereby approved shall  only be used as a C3 (dwellinghouse) and shall not be used for any other purpose, including any change of use permitted under the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (as amended), or any provision equivalent to that in any statutory instrument amending, revoking or re-enacting that Order, with or without modification.


Reason: To ensure the development permitted complies with the terms of the consent and  sought and to protect the character and appearance of the dwelling and surrounding area  in accordance with Policies CP4  of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1 and  DM3 of the Development Management Document (2015) and the Design and Townscape Guide (2009)



The Local Planning Authority has acted positively and proactively in determining this application by assessing the proposal against all material considerations, including planning policies and any representations that may have been received and subsequently determining to grant planning permission 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.




01 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.


02        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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