Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Tuesday, 19th December, 2017 7.30 pm

Venue: Conference Room, Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3XA. View directions

Contact: Jane Creer Email: (jane.creer@enfield.gov.uk 020 8379 4093) / Metin Halil Email: (metin.halil@enfield.gov.uk 020 8379 4091) 

Items
No. Item

444.

WELCOME AND APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Minutes:

Councillor Simon, Chair, welcomed all attendees and explained the order of the meeting.

 

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Levy. Apologies for lateness were received from Councillors Charalambous and Erbil. In the absence of Councillor Levy, Councillor Savva acted as Vice Chair.

445.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS

Members of the Planning Committee are invited to identify any disclosable pecuniary, other pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests relevant to items on the agenda.

Minutes:

NOTED that Councillor Lappage advised that she had been supported by Lidl while she was Mayor, and had been involved in a conversation with a contact, but was not pre-determined in respect of application ref. 17/01161/FUL.

446.

MINUTES OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE HELD ON TUESDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2017 pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To receive the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on Tuesday 21 November 2017.

Minutes:

AGREED the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 21 November 2017 as a correct record.

447.

REPORT OF THE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, REGENERATION AND PLANNING (REPORT NO.126) pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To receive the covering report of the Assistant Director, Regeneration & Planning.

Minutes:

RECEIVED the report of the Assistant Director, Regeneration and Planning.

448.

ORDER OF THE AGENDA

Minutes:

AGREED that the order of the agenda be amended to accommodate those in attendance. The minutes follow the order of the meeting.

449.

17/00344/RE4 - BURY LODGE DEPOT, BURY STREET WEST, LONDON, N9 9LA pdf icon PDF 7 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions

WARD:  Bush Hill Park

SENT TO FOLLOW

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    An amendment to the recommendation to refer to deemed planning consent.

2.    The introduction by Kevin Tohill, Planning Decisions Manager, clarifying the proposals and the key issues.

3.    The deputation of Peter Bell, local resident.

4.    The response of Elle Milimuka, GVA, agent for the applicant.

5.    Councillors Charalambous and Erbil arrived at the meeting, but having missed part of the item, would not vote on this application.

6.    The statement of Dennis Stacey, Chair of Conservation Advisory Group (CAG). Officers would consult CAG on condition details.

7.    Members’ debate and questions responded to by officers.

8.    The unanimous support of the members of the committee eligible to vote for the amended recommendation.

 

AGREED that, subject to referral to the Greater London Authority, the Head of Development Management / Planning Decisions Manager(s) be authorised to finalise conditions and grant deemed planning permission subject to those conditions.

 

450.

15/04916/FUL - 20 AND REAR OF 18-22 WAGGON ROAD, EN4 0HL pdf icon PDF 2 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions and S106 agreement

WARD:  Cockfosters

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by the Head of Development Management, further to consideration by Planning Committee on 27 June 2017. The scheme viability had been reviewed by a different consultant. Conditions would be reviewed to ensure the adequacy of drainage was addressed.

2.    The deputation of David Harbott, neighbouring resident.

3.    The agent for the applicant declined to speak in response.

4.    Members’ debate and questions responded to by officers.

5.    Noting Members’ comments, the proposal by the Chair that the matter be deferred for further discussion on affordable housing contributions and authority be delegated to the Head of Development Management to proceed, in consultation with the Chair, Vice Chair and Opposition Lead.

 

 

AGREED that the absence of any affordable housing contribution was not accepted and Officers requested to raise again the matter of an upfront affordable housing payment. If no payment forthcoming, decision to be delegated to officers to refuse planning permission on this ground. If a payment is proposed, then liaise with the Chair, Vice Chair and Opposition Lead.

 

451.

17/00986/FUL - UNIT 5 MARTINBRIDGE INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, 240-242 LINCOLN ROAD, ENFIELD, EN1 1SP pdf icon PDF 5 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Refusal

WARD:  Southbury

Minutes:

NOTED that the application was withdrawn.

 

452.

17/01161/FUL - 1-3 CHALKMILL DRIVE, ENFIELD, EN1 1TZ pdf icon PDF 2 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Refusal

WARD:  Southbury

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by David Gittens, Planning Decisions Manager, further to consideration by Planning Committee on 29 August 2017.

2.    The statement of Peter George, Assistant Director, Regeneration and Planning, providing strategic background information.

3.    The deputation of Craig Blatchford, agent for the applicant.

4.    Members’ debate and questions responded to by officers.

5.    The Committee voted to support the officers’ recommendation for refusal: there were 5 votes for and 5 votes against and the Chair gave his casting vote in favour of the recommendation for refusal.

 

AGREED that planning permission be refused for the reasons set out in the report.

 

453.

17/02775/FUL - FORMER COMFORT HOTEL, 52 ROWANTREE ROAD, ENFIELD, EN2 8PW pdf icon PDF 873 KB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions and completion of a Unilateral Undertaking to secure the obligations set out in the report

WARD:  Highlands

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by David Gittens, Planning Decisions Manager.

2.    The unanimous support of the committee for the officers’ recommendation.

 

AGREED that subject to the completion of a Unilateral Undertaking to secure the obligations set out in the report, the Head of Development Management / Planning Decisions Manager be authorised to grant planning permission.

454.

NEXT MEETING

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    That the provisional date of 3 January would not be required for a Planning Committee meeting. The next meeting would therefore take place on Tuesday 23 January 2018.