21/01097/FUL - 4 Ailsa Road, Westcliff-on-Sea (Chalkwell Ward)
Proposal: Change of use from 9 bed HMO (sui-generis) to single dwellinghouse (Class C3), raise ridge height with hipped to gable roof extensions, install gabled front roof extension and dormers to front and rear to form habitable accommodation in the loftspace with balcony to front, erect part single/part two storey rear extension, form new basement level with access stairs to rear and alter elevations
Applicant: Mr Porges
Agent: Mr Maz Rahman of RD Architecture Ltd.
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 hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans: 105 P1; 205.P1; 210.P3; 220.P2
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.
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 (2021), Core Strategy (2007) policy KP2 and CP4, Development Management Document (2015) policy DM1, and the advice contained in the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).
04 The first and second floor windows in the northern and southern flank elevations of 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) and fixed shut, except for any top hung fan light which shall be a minimum of 1.7 metres above internal finished floor level. In the case of multiple or double-glazed units at least one layer of glass in the relevant units shall be glazed in obscure glass to at least Level 4 on the Pilkington scale.
Reason: To protect the privacy and environment of people in neighbouring residential properties, in accordance with the national Planning Policy Framework (2021), Core Strategy (2007) policy CP4, Development Management Document (2015) policy DM1 and the advice within the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).
05 The flat roof of the single storey rear extension hereby approved shall not be used as a balcony, roof garden or similar amenity area or for any other purpose unless express planning permission has previously been obtained. The roof can however be used for the purposes of maintenance or to escape in an emergency.
Reason: To protect the privacy and environment of people in neighbouring residential properties, in accordance with the Core Strategy (2007) policies KP2 and CP4, the Development Management Document (2015) policies DM1 and DM3 and advice contained within the Southend Design and Townscape Guide (2009).
01 Please note that the development the subject of this application is liable for a charge under the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended). A Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Liability Notice will be issued as soon as practicable following this decision notice. This contains details including the chargeable amount, when this is payable and when and how exemption or relief on the charge can be sought. You are advised that a CIL Commencement Notice (CIL Form 6) must be received by the Council at least one day before commencement of development. Receipt of this notice will be acknowledged by the Council. Please ensure that you have received both a CIL Liability Notice and acknowledgement of your CIL Commencement Notice before development is commenced. Most claims for CIL relief or exemption must be sought from and approved by the Council prior to commencement of the development. Charges and surcharges may apply, and exemption or relief could be withdrawn if you fail to meet statutory requirements relating to CIL. Further details on CIL matters can be found on the Council's website at www.southend.gov.uk/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.
- Report, item 252. PDF 542 KB
- Site Location Plan, item 252. PDF 376 KB
- Ex and Pr floor plans, item 252. PDF 433 KB
- Ex and Pr Elevation plans, item 252. PDF 399 KB
- site photos, item 252. PDF 3 MB