Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 11th July, 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

633.

WELCOME AND APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Minutes:

Councillor Aksanoglu, Chair, welcomed all attendees.

 

Apologies for absence were received from Peter George (Assistant Director, Regeneration and Planning).

634.

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 there were no declarations of interest.

635.

REPORT OF THE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, REGENERATION AND PLANNING (REPORT NO. 23) 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.

 

NOTED the general advice provided verbally from Kevin Tohill, Planning Decisions Manager, in respect of assessment of planning applications which impact on heritage assets.

636.

17/02767/FUL - CAR PARK, CHAPEL STREET, ENFIELD EN2 6QF pdf icon PDF 1 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions, S106 Agreement, and the exclusion of future residents from applying for permits within the Controlled Parking Zone

WARD:  Town

Additional documents:

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The request for a deputation on behalf of Enfield Town Conservation Area Study Group had been withdrawn. Two written representations had been received from the group and circulated in advance of the meeting. A written response from the developer was also received and circulated.

2.    Some residents attending tonight had approached the Head of Development Management to say they had not received any of the consultation letters, or notification of this meeting. A check showed 58 addresses for consultation in the system and each had letters generated and sent out by the Council. In response, eight letters of objection were received. The statutory requirements to post a site notice, and to put a notice in the local press were also met.

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

4.    Receipt of five additional letters in the last 24 hours, also objecting.

5.    The statement of Dennis Stacey, Chair of Conservation Advisory Group.

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

7.    The support of the majority of the committee for the officers’ recommendation: 6 votes for and 5 against. 

 

AGREED that subject to completion of a S106 Agreement to ensure entire red line site is within applicant’s ownership, secure a contribution to off-site tree planting and the exclusion of future residents from applying for permits within the Controlled Parking Zone, planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the report.

 

637.

ORDER OF THE AGENDA

Minutes:

AGREED to vary the order of the agenda to accommodate those in attendance. The minutes follow the order of the meeting.

638.

17/02947/HOU - 53 THE CHINE, LONDON N21 5EE pdf icon PDF 3 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Refusal

WARD:  Grange

Minutes:

NOTED

 

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

2.    The deputation against the officers’ recommendation of refusal from Annette Beisty, the applicant.

3.    The statement of Councillor Andy Milne, Grange Ward Councillor, in support of the applicant.

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

5.    The officers’ recommendation was not supported by the majority of the committee.

6.    The proposal that planning permission be granted was supported by the majority of the committee: 9 votes for and 2 against.

7.    It was advised by the Head of Development Management that conditions would be imposed on the planning permission, which would be the usual suite of conditions on such approval.

 

AGREED that planning permission be granted subject to conditions.

 

 

639.

17/02566/FUL - 8 OAKWOOD PARADE, QUEEN ANNES PLACE, ENFIELD EN1 2PX pdf icon PDF 15 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  That the Head of Development Management / Planning Decisions Manager be authorised to grant planning permission subject to conditions

WARD:  Bush Hill Park

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by Kevin Tohill, Planning Decisions Manager, and advice in respect of determining applications with potential impact on heritage assets.

2.    Members had received a briefing note directly from a representative of the applicant: officers advised this was factual and just for noting.

3.    The statement of Dennis Stacey, Chair of Conservation Advisory Group.

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

5.    The support of the majority of the committee for the officers’ recommendation: 8 votes for, 2 against and 1 abstention.

 

AGREED that the Head of Development Management / Planning Decisions Manager be authorised to grant planning permission, subject to Section 106 Agreement and subject to the conditions set out in the report.

640.

SUSPENSION OF COUNCIL'S CONSTITUTION - TIME OF MEETING

Minutes:

AGREED that the rules of procedure within the Council’s Constitution relating to the time meetings should end (10pm) be suspended for a period of 20 minutes to enable the business on the agenda to be completed.

641.

18/00760/FUL - PUBLIC HOUSE, 50-56 FORE STREET, LONDON N18 2SS pdf icon PDF 6 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions and S106 Agreement

WARD:  Upper Edmonton

Minutes:

NOTED

 

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

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

3.    The Head of Development Management noted concerns regarding community safety and air quality and would report back to the Chair and Opposition Lead on how these could be built in. He would also provide information in respect of the Borough’s housing needs to all Members as part of updates on the Local Plan.

4.    The support of a majority of the committee for the officers’ recommendation: 8 votes for, 2 votes against and 1 abstention.

 

AGREED that subject to the completion of a S106 Agreement to secure the obligations set out in the report and subject to discussion with applicant regarding contributions to CCTV and Air Quality Monitoring, the Head of Development Management / Planning Decisions Manager be authorised to grant planning permission subject to the conditions set out in the report and clearance of  Section 106 Agreement  by Chair, Vice-Chair and Opposition Lead.