Agenda item

21/02498/FUL - Flat 1, 82 Undercliff Gardens, Leigh-on-Sea (Leigh Ward)


Proposal: Extend existing detached outbuilding to form store area

Applicant: Mr and Mrs M Day

Agent: Metson Architects Ltd


Mr Weber, a local resident, spoke as an objector to the application.




That planning permission be REFUSED for the following reason:


01 The proposed extension in combination with existing and consented development on the site would be detrimental to the open and undeveloped character of the rear gardens within Undercliff Gardens at this point to the detriment of the character of the area and representing an overdevelopment of the site contrary to the provisions of the National Planning Policy Framework (2021), Policies KP2 and Policy CP4 of the Core Strategy, Policies DM1 and DM6 of the Development Management Document (2015) and the Design & Townscape Guide (2009).


Positive and Proactive Statement


The Local Planning Authority has acted positively and proactively in determining this application by identifying matters of concern with the proposal and clearly setting these out in the reason(s) for refusal. Furthermore, Members of the planning committee which took the decision to refuse planning permission based their view on a detailed report prepared by officers and have considered whether there are opportunities to amend the development to address this harm. Where a potential way forward has been identified, this has been communicated to the Applicant.

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