Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 1st March, 2018 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

482.

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 Councillors Charlambous, Dogan, Lappage and Pearce. Apologies for lateness were received from Councillor Hasan.

483.

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

 

1.    Councillor Barry declared a predetermination in respect of application ref 17/05295/FUL – Focus House, 497 Green Lanes, N13 and would speak as ward councillor but take no part in the debate or vote.

2.    Councillor Barry would take no part in the determination of application ref 18/00060/FUL – 111 Bourne Hill, N13, for political reasons.

3.    Councillors Dines and Stevens knew the applicant in respect of application ref 18/00060/FUL – 111 Bourne Hill, N13.

484.

REPORT OF THE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, REGENERATION AND PLANNING (REPORT NO.172) pdf icon PDF 9 KB

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

Minutes:

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

485.

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.

486.

18/00060/FUL - 111 BOURNE HILL, LONDON, N13 4BE pdf icon PDF 2 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Refusal

WARD:  Southgate Green

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by Kevin Tohill, Planning Decisions Manager, clarifying the proposal, the planning history, and officers’ objections.

2.    The deputation of Mrs Gonul Daniels, applicant.

3.    Comments in response from Dominic Millen, Group Leader Transportation.

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

5.    Councillor Hasan arrived at the meeting, but having arrived part-way through was not permitted to vote on the item.

6.    Councillor Barry took no part in the debate or vote on the item.

7.    The support of the majority of the committee for the officers’ recommendation of refusal: 4 votes for and 2 votes against.

 

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

487.

17/05295/FUL - FOCUS HOUSE, 497 GREEN LANES, LONDON, N13 4BP pdf icon PDF 385 KB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions

WARD:  Winchmore Hill

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by Kevin Tohill, Planning Decisions Manager, clarifying the proposal.

2.    The statement of Councillor Dinah Barry as Winchmore Hill ward councillor in objection to the application.

3.    Councillor Barry took no part in the debate or vote on the item.

4.    The officers’ response to concerns raised.

5.    Members’ debate, and questions responded to by officers.

6.    The proposal by the Chair, in the light of members’ concerns, that delegated authority be given to officers to grant planning permission subject to further conditions to preserve the amenity of the garden space.

7.    The unanimous support of the committee for the amended recommendation.

 

AGREED that authority be delegated to the Head of Development Management / Planning Decisions Manager to grant planning permission, subject to the conditions set out in the report and subject to ensuring the garden amenity.

488.

17/04248/FUL - 398 HERTFORD ROAD, ENFIELD, EN3 5QS pdf icon PDF 3 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions

WARD:  Turkey Street

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by Kevin Tohill, Planning Decisions Manager.

2.    Members’ debate, and questions responded to by officers.

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

 

AGREED that planning permission be granted, subject to the conditions set out in the report and the Unilateral Undertaking.

489.

17/04993/RE4 - TOWN PARK, CECIL ROAD, ENFIELD, EN2 6LE pdf icon PDF 3 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions

WARD:  Grange

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by Andy Higham, Head of Development Management.

2.    An amendment to the recommendation to refer to deemed consent.

3.    A correction to para 1.2 of the officers’ report which should read “site is located within a conservation area”, as mentioned in para 8.1, and confirmation the application was assessed on that basis.

4.    Receipt of written comments on behalf of the Conservation Advisory Group.

5.    Members’ debate, and questions responded to by officers.

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

 

AGREED that planning permission be deemed to be granted, in accordance with Regulation 4 of the Town and Country Planning General Regulations 1992, subject to the conditions set out in the report.

490.

UPDATE ON SCHEME OF DELEGATION (REPORT NO. 173) pdf icon PDF 275 KB

To receive the report of the Assistant Director (Regeneration and Planning).

Minutes:

RECEIVED the report of the Assistant Director (Regeneration and Planning).

 

NOTED

1.    The introduction by the Head of Development Management, clarifying the proposed processes.

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

 

AGREED that the Planning Committee agreed to the revised scheme of delegation.

491.

NEXT MEETING

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    Confirmation that the next meeting would take place on Tuesday 20 March 2018.

2.    It was expected that two further committee meetings would be required before the end of the municipal year.