Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 31st October, 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

829.

WELCOME AND APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Minutes:

Councillor Aksanoglu, Chair, welcomed all attendees.

 

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Boztas and Erbil.

 

830.

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.

831.

MINUTES OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE HELD ON TUESDAY 28 AUGUST 2018 & TUESDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 2018 pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To receive the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on Tuesday 28 August 2018 and Tuesday 25 September 2018.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

AGREED

 

1.    The minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 28 August 2018 were agreed as a correct record.

2.    The minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 25 September 2018 to be amended as requested by Members, for approval at the next meeting of the Planning Committee.

832.

REPORT OF THE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, REGENERATION AND PLANNING (REPORT NO.104 ) 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.

 

833.

16/04135/FUL - OAKWOOD METHODIST CHURCH, WESTPOLE AVENUE, BARNET, EN4 0BD & ADDENDUM REPORT NO.103 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions and Section 106 Agreement.

WARD:  Cockfosters

Minutes:

NOTED

 

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

2.    A written update had been circulated to Members to clarify the purpose of the report, with a copy of the decision notice of 6 December 2017.

3.    The Head of Development Management explained the background to the proposal and reasons for recommendations.

4.    Members’ debate, and questions responded to by officers. Key issues discussed included the Appellants’ offer of a sum of £50,000 towards provision of / improvements to existing community facilities within the vicinity of the site; and the quality of the accommodation in terms of access to daylight and sunlight.

5.    The proposal that Planning Committee resolve to confirm their agreement to the removal of Reason for Refusal 2 was supported by the majority of the committee: 6 votes for and 3 against.

6.    The proposal that Planning Committee resolve to confirm their agreement to the removal of Reason for Refusal 3 was supported by the majority of the committee: 7 votes for and 2 against.

 

AGREED that Planning Committee

(1)  resolve to confirm their agreement to the removal of Reason for Refusal 2;

(2)  resolve to confirm their agreement to the removal of Reason for Refusal 3.

834.

18/00840/FUL - 2 OLD PARK RIDINGS AND REAR OF 86 GREEN DRAGON LANE pdf icon PDF 3 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions

WARD:  Bush Hill Park

 

Minutes:

NOTED

 

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

2.    Confirmation that the application was within Grange Ward and that consultation was correctly carried out with the relevant properties and local group.

3.    The deputation of Mr Kevin Girling, neighbouring resident of Green Dragon Lane.

4.    The response of Dr Mark Matheson, agent for the applicant.

5.    The statement of Dennis Stacey, Chair of Conservation Advisory Group, that the group objected to the application.

6.    Members’ debate, and questions responded to by officers. Issues raised included:

-       quality of the design of the proposed dwelling;

-       impact on the Conservation Area and character of the surrounding area;

-       relationship to neighbouring properties;

-       management of water and drainage;

-       screening and landscaping.

7.    Additional conditions suggested by officers.

8.    The officers’ recommendation with additional conditions was supported by a majority of the Committee: 6 votes for and 3 against.

 

AGREED that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the report and additional conditions to cover fence height / means of enclosure restricted pd, and no additional fenestration.