Agenda item

21/01945/AMDT - 52 High Street, Leigh-on-Sea (Leigh Ward)

Minutes:

Proposal: Application to remove condition 13 to allow for outside seating on the public highway (Minor Material Amendment of Planning Permission 20/01518/AMDT dated 06/01/2021)

Applicant: Mr J Batson

Agent: Mr Colin Stone of Stone Me Ltd.

 

Mr Sverdloff, a local resident, 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 4th April 2021.

 

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 and operated in accordance with the following approved plans 17-Clarendon-04 Rev A, 1920-06a, 1920-03c, 1920-05c,

 

Reason: To ensure that the development is carried out in accordance with the Development Plan.

 

03 The materials for the development hereby approved shall only be matt black stained timber featheredged weatherboarding for the walls and dormer cheeks, black painted acoya timber with 6mm laminated safety glass to BS6206 for the windows and doors, black painted wrought iron for the terrace balustrade, black quarry tiles for the terrace flooring, red stock brick slips, lead capping and traditional clay pots for the flue chimney, no change to the existing roof covering or guttering, black painted timber gates to waste storage area and cycle storage areas.

 

Reason: To safeguard character and appearance of the historic building and the surrounding Leigh Old Town Conservation Area in accordance with Policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1, DM3, DM5 and DM6 of the Development Management Document (2015) and advise contained within the Southend Design and Townscape Guide (2009).

 

04 Prior to the first occupation of the building for A3 purposes, the windows and doors shall be installed in full accordance with the details set out on plan reference 1920-05C and the terrace balustrading shall be black painted 16mm bars with finial style F (W Farthing & Sons) and flat top posts as previously submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority under the approval of details application reference 18/01760/AD (condition 04) or alternative refuse and recycling details that have previously been submitted to the local planning authority and approved in writing under the terms of this condition. The development shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details from first occupation for the proposed use and be maintained as such in perpetuity.

 

Reason: A condition is needed to safeguard character and appearance of the historic building and the surrounding Leigh Old Town Conservation Area in accordance with Policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1, DM3, DM5 and DM6 of the Development Management Document (2015) and advise contained within the Southend Design and Townscape Guide (2009).

 

05 Prior to the first occupation of the building for A3 purposes, the refuse and recycling arrangements shall be implemented in full accordance with the details previously submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority under the approval of details application reference 18/01760/AD (condition 05) or alternative refuse and recycling details that have previously been submitted to the local planning authority and approved in writing under the terms of this condition. The development shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details from first occupation for the proposed use and be maintained 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 conservation area, in accordance with Policies KP2, CP3 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1, DM5 and DM15 of the Development Management Document (2015).

 

06 Prior to the first occupation of the building for A3 purposes the staff cycle parking arrangements shall be implemented in full accordance with the details previously submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority under the approval of details application reference 18/01760/AD (condition 06) or alternative staff cycling storage details that have previously been submitted to the local planning authority and approved in writing under the terms of this condition. The development shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details from first occupation for the proposed use and be maintained as such in perpetuity.

 

Reason:  To ensure the provision of adequate cycle parking in accordance with policies DM8 and DM15 of the Development Management Document (2015).

 

07 Prior to the first occupation of the building for A3 purposes the chimney extraction flue shall be installed in full accordance with the details which have been previously submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority under the approval of details application reference 18/01760/AD (condition 07) or alternative chimney and extraction flue details that have previously been submitted to the local planning authority and approved in writing under the terms of this condition. The development shall only be implemented in accordance with the approved details from first occupation for the proposed use and be maintained as such in perpetuity.

 

Reason: A condition is needed in order to protect the amenities of occupiers of the development surrounding occupiers and to protect the character and visual amenities of the conservation area in accordance with policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1, DM3, DM5 and DM6 of the Development Management Document 2015.

 

08 Prior to the first occupation of the building for A3 purposes,  extraction and odour control equipment, and associated noise mitigation measures,  shall be installed in full accordance with the details which have been previously submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority under the approval of details application reference 18/01760/AD (condition 08) or alternative extraction and odour control details and associated noise mitigation that have previously been submitted to the local planning authority and approved in writing under the terms of this condition. The installation of extraction equipment shall be carried out in full accordance with the approved details and any noise and odour mitigation measures undertaken in association with the agreed details before the use hereby approved is commenced. With reference to BS4142 the noise rating level arising from all plant and extraction/ventilation equipment shall be at least 5dbB(A) below the prevailing background at 3.5 metres from the ground floor facades and 1m from all other facades of the nearest noise sensitive property with no tonal or impulsive character. The rating level of noise for all activities (including amplified and unamplified music and human voices) shall be at least 10dB(A) below the background noise to ensure inaudibility in noise sensitive premises.

 

Reason: In order to protect the amenities of the surrounding occupiers in accordance with policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1 and DM3 of the Development Management Document (2015).

 

09 The class A3 (restaurant) use hereby permitted shall not be open to customers outside the following times: 09:00 until 24:00 hours on Monday to Sundays including Bank Holidays from May through to and including September and 12:00 until 24:00 hours Mondays to Sundays including bank holidays from October through to and including April. The ancillary takeaway element of this operation shall not be available to customers outside the following times: 09:00 and 21:00 Mondays to Sundays including bank Holidays.

 

Reason: In order to protect the amenities of occupiers of surrounding occupiers in accordance with policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1 and DM3 of the Development Management Document (2015).

 

10 The entire raised terrace area in front of the building shall not be used by customers for the consumption of food or drink or for smoking from 22:00 hours until the close of business on all days. Additionally, all doors accessing the terrace shall be closed, except temporarily for access and egress, from 22:00 to 09:00 on all days.

 

Reason: In order to protect the amenities of surrounding occupiers in accordance with policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1 and DM3 of the Development Management Document  (2015

 

11 No deliveries or refuse collection shall be taken at or despatched from the A3 use hereby permitted other than between the hours of 07:00 to 18:00hours Mondays to Fridays and 08:00 to 13:00hours on Saturdays and not at any time on Sundays, Bank or Public Holidays.

 

Reason: In order to protect the amenities of occupiers of the development surrounding occupiers in accordance with policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1 and DM3 of the Development Management Document (2015).

 

12 Construction works associated with this permission shall not take place outside 08:00 hours to 18:00 hours Mondays to Fridays and 08:00 hours to 13:00 hours on Saturdays and at no time Sundays or Bank Holidays.

 

Reason: In order to protect the amenities surrounding occupiers and to protect the character the area in accordance with policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1 and DM3 of the Development Management Document (2015).

 

13 The outside seating area at ground level in front of the building shall be managed in strict accordance with the Management Plan for the Siting of Benches at 52 High Street, Leigh-on-Sea SS9 2EN reference 1920-Rev A  dated 12/11/21 for the lifetime of the development or any other management plan which has previously been submitted to and agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority under the terms of this condition, with the exception of the hours of use of this area which shall be as set out in condition 15 of this consent. 

 

Reason: To protect residential amenity and general environmental quality in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework (2021), 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 Design and Townscape Guide (2009).

 

14 The privacy screen to the east end of the terrace shall be installed in full accordance with the details agreed under application reference 21/00484/AD or alternative privacy screen details that have previously been submitted to the local planning authority and approved in writing under the terms of this condition. The screen shall be retained for the lifetime of the development in accordance with the approved details.

 

Reason: To protect the privacy and environment of people in new and neighbouring residential properties, in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework (2021), Core Strategy (2007) policy CP4, Development Management Document (2015) policy DM1, and advice contained within the Design and Townscape Guide (2009)

 

15 The entire customer seating area at ground level in front of the building shall not be used by customers for the consumption of food or drink or for smoking from 21:00 hours until the close of business on all days. The customer seating at ground level hereby agreed shall not be fixed to the ground at any time.

 

Reason: In order to protect the amenities of surrounding occupiers in accordance with policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1 and DM3 of the Development Management Document (2015).

 

16 The entire customer seating area at ground level in front of the building hereby permitted is consented for a limited period only from the date of this permission until the 31st October 2022 only. At the end of this period the entirety of the customer seating at ground level in front of the building hereby permitted shall be entirely removed from the site and the land restored to its condition before the development took place.

 

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of amenity in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework (2021) and Policies KP1 and KP2 of the Core Strategy (2007).

 

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.

 

Informatives

 

01 You are advised that as the proposed development equates to less than 100 sqm of additional floorspace so 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 www.southend.gov.uk/cil for further details about CIL.

 

02 The applicant is advised that some elements of the terrace and flue casing that have been installed on the rear roofslope do not accord with the previously approved details or the current application and are therefore unauthorised. These details need to be returned to the approved details. Failure to do this within a timely manner is likely to result in enforcement action.

 

03 The applicant is advised that compliance with this decision notice does not bestow compliance with other regulatory frameworks. In particular, your attention is drawn to the statutory nuisance provisions within the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (as amended) and also to the relevant sections of the Control of Pollution Act 1974. Contact 01702 215005 for more information.

 

04 The applicant is reminded that this permission does not bestow compliance with the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2014 or any other provision so enacted, such as those located within the Food Safety Act 1990. Applicants should contact the Council's Environmental Health Officer for more advice on 01702 215005 or at Regulatory Services Department, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue, Southend SS2 6ZG The applicant is advised that any waste food collection must be undertaken by a licenced operator.

 

05 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.

 

06 The applicant is advised that a separate licence will be required from the Council in relation to use of public highway land.

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