Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Tuesday, 27th August, 2019 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

197.

WELCOME AND APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Minutes:

Councillor Aksanoglu, Chair, welcomed all attendees.

 

Apologies for absence were noted from Councillors Elif Erbil, Sinan Boztas (Vice-Chair) and Mahym Bedekova.

Apologies for lateness were received from Councillor Leaver.

 

Councillor Hass Yusuf deputised as the vice-chair for this meeting only.

198.

DECLARATION OF INTEREST

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.    Councillors Rye, Bond and Stevens all declared a non-pecuniary interest in Item 5, 105-109 Chase Side, Enfield, EN2 6NL (19/02447/FUL) as they were all patients at White Lodge Surgery.

199.

MINUTES OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE HELD ON TUESDAY 16 JULY 2019 pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To receive the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on Tuesday 16 July 2019.

 

Minutes:

AGREED that the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on Tuesday 16 July 2019 were agreed as a correct record.

200.

REPORT OF THE HEAD OF PLANNING (REPORT NO.84) pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To receive the covering report of the Head of Planning.

 

Minutes:

RECEIVED the report of the Head of Planning.

201.

ORDER OF THE AGENDA

Minutes:

AGREED to vary the order of the agenda. The minutes follow the order of the meeting.

 

202.

18/04935/FUL - 241 Green Street, Enfield, EN3 7SJ

RECOMMENDATION:  Refusal

WARD:  Enfield Highway

(TO FOLLOW)

Minutes:

This application was withdrawn at the time this agenda was published.

203.

19/00201/FUL - 465-469 Green Lanes, London, N13 4BS pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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

WARD:  Winchmore Hill

 

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by Claire Williams, Planning Decisions Manager, highlighting the key issues and clarifying the proposals.

2.    There was a reference to the update note that had been circulated to members.

3.    Cycle parking (Condition 13) has been amended to remove reference to an additional cycle parking storage to the front communal area.

4.    Condition 15 has been amended to include reference to tactile paving either side of the access. The information is required due to the impact of the proposals on the Cycle Enfield lanes.

5.    With regard to the decentralised energy networks it is recommended that the scheme is designed to incorporate a mini DEN now with central boilers in a small plant area which would be secured through a condition. The obligation to connect to the wider DEN when it is extended to this area would be secured through a Section 106 agreement.  

6.    The deputation of Carolyn Apcar (Agent) and Andy Haynes (Bidwells).

7.    Members debate and questions responded to by officers including a discussion on affordable housing and the absence of any provision in the revised scheme.

8.    A proposal by Councillor Rye and seconded by Councillor Alexandrou to defer a decision on the application was supported unanimously by the committee.

 

AGREED that the application be DEFERRED due to concerns about the absence of affordable housing. Officers to explore with the Applicant how this can be addressed.

204.

19/02447/FUL - 105-109 Chase Side, Enfield, EN2 6NL pdf icon PDF 19 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions

WARD:  Town

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by James Clark, Principal Planning Officer, highlighting the key issues and clarifying the proposals.

2.    Update to the Recommendation, that subject to the completion of a Section 106 Agreement the Head of Development Management/Planning Decisions Manager be authorised to Grant planning permission subject to conditions.

3.    Confirmation that 21 parking spaces are proposed.

4.    The statement of Dennis Stacey (Chair of CAG).

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

·         Discussion on materials. James Clark confirmed details previously approved but agreed to have further discussion regarding specific materials (brick/cladding).

·         Discussion on residential amenity. Agreed a condition on obscure glazing for windows in the eastern elevation.

·         Discussion on visual impact of lift shaft. Agreed a condition specifying approved height.

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

 

AGREED that the Head of Development/the Planning Decisions Manager be authorised to grant planning permission subject to completion of a Section 106 Agreement, subject to conditions and additional conditions.

 

 

205.

18/03845/FUL - 20, 22, 24 And 26 Drapers Road, Enfield, EN2 8LU pdf icon PDF 4 MB

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

WARD:  Highlands

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by James Clark, Principal Planning Officer, highlighting the key issues and clarifying the proposals.

2.    Members’ debate and questions responded to by officers including the following:

·         Discussion on Landscaping/Trees. Agreed an addition to existing condition to ensure replacement planting.

·         Additional conditions were also agreed to be included covering energy, potable water and security lighting.

·         Discussion regarding need for additional condition on sustainable construction.

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

 

AGREED that Planning Permission be granted subject to conditions, completion of Section 106 agreement and additional conditions.

206.

19/00973/FUL - 32 Fox Lane, London, N13 4AH pdf icon PDF 835 KB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions

WARD:  Winchmore Hill

 

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by Claire Williams, Planning Decisions Manager, highlighting the key issues and clarifying the proposals.

2.    Members debate and questions responded to by officers.

3.    The support of the majority of the committee: 7 votes for and 1 abstention.

 

AGREED that planning permission be granted subject to conditions.

207.

19/01183/RE4 - Fern House School, Keswick Drive, EN3 6NY pdf icon PDF 3 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  in accordance with Regulation 3 of the Town and Country Planning General Regulations 1992, planning permission be deemed to be GRANTED subject to the conditions contained within the original report to the committee dated 16 July 2019

WARD:  Turkey Street

 

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by David Gittens, Planning Decisions Manager, highlighting the issues and clarifying the proposals. This application had been deferred from the 16 July 2019 committee meeting so as to address two issues regarding community use and fire protection.

2.    The statement by Trevor Hicks, Project Manager, providing further information on fire safety and sprinklers.

3.    Members debate and questions responded to by officers.

4.    The support of the majority of the Committee: 5 votes for and 3 against.

 

AGREED that in accordance with Regulation 3 of the Town and Country Planning General Regulations 1992, planning permission be deemed to be granted subject to the conditions contained within the original report to the committee dated 16 July 2019.

208.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    Meetings of Planning Committee were likely to be required on 17 September and 15 October 2019.

 

2.    The Planning Panel meeting in respect of the Southgate Office Village has been organised for the 9 October 2019 at Highlands Assembly Hall. Andy Higham to confirm if the planning panel will go ahead on that date.