Agenda item

21/01738/FULH - 75 Eaton Road, Leigh-on-Sea (West Leigh Ward)


Proposal: Erect single storey outbuilding to rear to form residential annex for ancillary use to main dwelling (Amended Proposal)

Applicant: Mr Ian Roberts

Agent: Mr Woodrow Barker of Barker Woodrow 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 the 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 plan: 5095/B.


Reason: To ensure the development is carried out in accordance with the consent sought, has an acceptable design and complies with policy DM1 of the Development Management Document (2015).


03 The annexe building hereby approved shall not be occupied at any time other than for purposes ancillary or incidental to the residential use of the dwelling known as 75 Eaton Road, Leigh-on-Sea and shall not be used as an independent residential unit.


Reason: To ensure a satisfactory standard of accommodation and to protect the amenities of current and future occupiers on site and to prevent additional parking demand which cannot be met within the application site in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework (2019), Core Strategy (2007) Policies KP2, CP3 and CP4, Development Management Document (2015) Policies DM1, DM3 and DM15 and the advice contained within the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).


04 The proposed rear window of the development hereby approved shall only be glazed permanently 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 authority) and permanently fixed shut, except for any top hung fan light which shall be a minimum of 1.7 metres above the finished internal floor level of the relevant room, prior to the first use or occupation of the development hereby approved.  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. The window shall be retained as such in perpetuity thereafter.


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 in the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).


Positive and Proactive Statement:


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.




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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