Agenda item

21/02116/FULH - 7 Navestock Gardens, Southend-on-Sea (Southchurch Ward)


Proposal: Erect single storey rear/side extension with roof lantern

Applicant: Mrs Holli

Agent: Mr Mulry of Edith Garland Architecture




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 plans: R01, R02, R03, R04/A, R05/A.


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 Before the development hereby approved is occupied the materials used on the external surfaces of the development must match those used on the external surfaces of the existing property. This applies unless differences are shown on the drawings hereby approved or are required by other conditions on this permission.


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).


04 The roof of the extension hereby approved shall not be used as a balcony, roof garden or similar amenity area or for any other similar 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 National Planning Policy Framework (2021), Core Strategy (2007) Policy CP4, Development Management Document (2015) Policy DM1, and the advice contained within 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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