Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Tuesday, 10th April, 2018 7.30 pm

Venue: Dugdale Centre - Dugdale. 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

554.

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  J. Charalambous and from Dominic Millen (Group Leader Transportation).

555.

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:

There were no declarations of interest.

556.

MINUTES OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE HELD ON TUESDAY 1 MARCH 2018 & TUESDAY 20 MARCH 2018 pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To receive the minutes of the Planning Committee meetings held on:

 

·         Tuesday 1 March 2018

·         Tuesday 20 March 2018

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

AGREED the minutes of the Planning Committee meetings held on 1 March 2018 & 20 March 2018 as correct records.

 

557.

REPORT OF THE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, REGENERATION AND PLANNING (REPORT NO.182) 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.

558.

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.

 

559.

17/03634/FUL - THE FOX PUBLIC HOUSE, 413 GREEN LANES, N13 4JD pdf icon PDF 9 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions and completion of Section 106 Agreement.

WARD:  Palmers Green

 

Minutes:

NOTED

 

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

2.    The deputation of Ms Jane Maggs (Southgate District Trust)

3.    The statement of Dennis Stacey (Chair of the Conservation Advisory Board).

4.    The response of Mr Matthew Anderson (Agent – Lateral Property Group). Mr Anderson also read out a statement from Mr David Eden, local resident.

5.    Planning officers’ response to points raised including the following:

a.    The reduction in size of the community function room would not undermine the Asset of Community Value (ACV) status.

b.    Concerns about the soundproofing of the community function room, which were shared by the Committee.

c.    Concerns regarding affordable housing regarding shared ownership and control over the proposed service charges.

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

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

 

AGREED that the Head of Development Management/Planning Decisions Manager be authorised to grant planning permission subject to conditions, completion of Section 106 Agreement, revision of Condition 32, and additional conditions to require use of a soundproof divider for the community function room and to ensure indefinite maintenance of the landscaping, trees and communal areas.

 

Final Conditions to be agreed by the Chair, Vice Chair and Opposition lead.

 

 

 

560.

18/00151/RE4 - 33-75 OXFORD GARDENS, LONDON, N21 2AN pdf icon PDF 1 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions

WARD:  Grange

 

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by David Gittens, Planning Decisions Manager, clarifying the proposal.

2.    The deputation of Mr Chris Affonso (Local Resident)

3.    Planning officers’ response to points raised.

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

5.    The unanimous support of the committee to defer the decision.

6.     Housing to be asked to attend Committee to respond to the points raised by the Deputee.

 

AGREED to defer the decision to a future Committee meeting.

 

561.

17/02566/FUL - 8 OAKWOOD PARADE, QUEEN ANNES PLACE, ENFIELD, EN1 2PX pdf icon PDF 1 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions and completion of Section 106 Agreement.

WARD:  Bush Hill Park

 

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by David Gittens, Planning Decisions Manager, clarifying the proposal.

2.    Planning officers’ response to points raised, including the following:

a.    Overdevelopment

b.    Design

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

4.    The support of the majority of the committee to refuse the officers recommendation of approval subject to conditions and completion of Section 106 agreement: 5 votes for and 6 against.

5.    Members’ further debate and questions responded to by officers including the following points:

a.    As the principle of the development was accepted, deferral of the decision was discussed, so as to allow the applicant to come back with a better design.

b.    As there would be a new planning committee that would hear this application, if deferred, officers felt that a decision would be more appropriate; refusal of the application would also give the applicant a right of appeal.

c.    The reasons for refusal would be on the grounds of design and the impact on the conservation area.

d.    The applicant’s architect felt that he had been led to this point by planning officers. The Chair clarified that officers’ advise on what they believe would be acceptable and also listen to advice from conservation groups. The revised designs would come back to CAG.

6.    The support of the majority of the committee in favour of refusal on the grounds of design and impact on the conservation area: 6 votes for and 5 against.

 

AGREED that planning permission be refused for the reason set out below:

 

The design and appearance of the proposed development, and its relationship to the conservation area, were considered unacceptable and thus contrary to policy.

 

 

 

 

 

562.

18/00608/RE4 - BUSH HILL PARK PRIMARY SCHOOL, MAIN AVENUE, ENFIELD, EN1 1DS pdf icon PDF 2 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions.

WARD:  Southbury

 

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by David Gittens, Planning Decisions Manager, clarifying the proposal.

2.    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.

 

 

563.

DATES OF FUTURE MEETINGS

Minutes:

NOTED, that it was likely that one further meeting would be required in the coming weeks , on 25 April or 1 May – later fixed for 1 May.