Agenda item

22/00507/FULH - 36 Sutton Road, Southend-on-Sea (Kursaal Ward)


Proposal: Layout parking to front and form vehicle crossover onto Sutton Road for disabled access (part-retrospective)

Applicant: Mr Zoran Stepanovic

Agent: N/A


Resolved:- 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 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 solely in accordance with the following approved plans: Location plan, Plan of front of property, S001A, S003/A.


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


03  Notwithstanding the details shown on the plans submitted and otherwise hereby approved, prior to the first use of the hardstanding for parking vehicles, its surface shall be finished in external surface materials the purpose of which is to reduce the existing hardstanding’s starkness, the details and specifications of which have previously been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority under the provisions of this condition.


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), advice in the National Design Guide (2021) and the Southend-on-Sea Design and Townscape Guide (2009).


04  The area of hardstanding hereby approved shall only be used as a parking area for a single vehicle.


Reason: To ensure the provision of adequate vehicle parking in the interests of highway safety in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework (2021), Core Strategy (2007) Policy CP3 and Development Management Document (2015) Policies DM3 and DM15.


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 alterations to your property do not result in new floorspace and 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 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 will 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 City.


3.  The applicant is advised that they are required to apply to the Highways Authority for separate consent to have a vehicular crossover installed.


4.  The applicant is advised that external surface materials designed to reduce the starkness of the existing white concrete material may include materials such as slabs, tiles, tarmac, bonded resin or a concrete paint purposely designed for exterior ground surface use.


5.  The applicant is advised that failure to comply with condition 03 of this permission is likely to result in the Council considering the expediency of planning enforcement action to seek to remedy the identified harm.

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