Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Tuesday, 15th October, 2019 8.00 pm

Venue: Conference Room, Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3XA. View directions

Contact: Jane Creer Email: (jane.creer@enfield.gov.uk 020 8132 1211) / Metin Halil Email: (metin.halil@enfield.gov.uk 020 8132 1296) 

Items
No. Item

252.

WELCOME AND APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Minutes:

Councillor Aksanoglu, Chair, welcomed all attendees.

 

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Leaver and Dennis Stacey (Chair of CAG).

253.

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.    Councillor Bedekova declared a non-pecuniary interest in item 7, 19/00986/FUL – Sinclair’s Laundry Site, 199 Brettenham Road, London N18 2HE, as she was the Local Ward Councillor for Edmonton Green.

2.    Councillor Hass Yusuf declared a pecuniary interest in item 6, 47 Eversley Park Road, London N21 1JJ, as the agent is known to him. He would not be voting on this application.

254.

MINUTES OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE HELD ON TUESDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2019 pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To receive the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on Tuesday 17 September 2019.

Minutes:

AGREED that the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on Tuesday 17 September 2019 were agreed as a correct record.

255.

REPORT OF THE HEAD OF PLANNING (REPORT NO.120) pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To receive the covering report of the Head of Planning.

 

Minutes:

RECEIVED the report of the Head of Planning.

256.

19/02830/FUL - 39A CAMLET WAY, BARNET, EN4 0LJ pdf icon PDF 8 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions

WARD:  Cockfosters

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by Joseph McKee, Senior Planning Officer, clarifying the proposals and highlighting the key issues.

2.    Receipt of letter from the London Fire Brigade (LFB) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) confirming no objection to the proposed development on grounds of fire safety.

3.    Also reported the need for conditions to cover Refuse and Servicing Management Plan & Landscaping along the boundary with 9/10 Alderwood Mews.

4.    The deputation of Kevin Robinson, neighbouring resident, speaking against the officers’ recommendation.

5.    The deputation of Councillor Alessandro Georgiou speaking as Cockfosters Ward Councillor, against the officers’ recommendation.

6.    The deputation of Alan Cox, the agent, speaking in response.

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

8.    The support of the majority of the committee for the officers’ recommendation: 5 votes for, 4 votes against and 1 abstention.

 

AGREED that the Head of Development Management/Planning Decisions Manager be authorised to grant planning permission subject to the conditions and the agreed conditions below:

 

·         Refuse/Servicing Management Plan

 

No part of the development hereby approved shall be commenced until the applicant has submitted and had approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority, a Refuse and Servicing Management Plan which sets out how deliveries and servicing will function as well as details of the private refuse collection arrangements. Servicing and refuse arrangements will be implemented in accordance with detail approved and maintained thereafter unless otherwise agreed by the local planning authority.

 

Reason: To ensure goods can be delivered, waste removed in a safe and efficient manner which would not have any unacceptable adverse impact to the safety or capacity of the local highways network.

 

 

 

 

·         Planting Schedule

 

Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved, a scaled plan shall be submitted and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority showing all existing and proposed vegetation and landscape features to be retained within the site. The submitted details to include specific reference to planting/landscape features along the shared boundary with No.9 Alderwood Mews which is of particular importance.

 

The site shall be landscaped strictly in accordance with the approved details in the first planting season or prior to the first occupation of the development; whichever is sooner.

Any new tree(s) that die(s) or become(s) severely damaged or diseased shall be removed and replaced within five years of planting. Unless further specific permission has been given by the Local Planning Authority, replacement planting shall be in accordance with the approved details.

 

Reason: Required to safeguard and enhance the character and amenity of the area, to provide ecological, environmental and bio-diversity benefits and to maximise the quality and usability of open spaces within the development.

 

 

·         Obscured Glazing

 

The glazing serving the ground floor window within the northern elevation of plot 4 shall be non-opening below 1.7m and be obscured. The glazing shall not be altered without approval in writing of the Local Planning Authority.

 

Reason: To safeguard the privacy of the occupiers of neighbouring properties.

 

257.

19/02435/HOU - 47 EVERSLEY PARK ROAD, LONDON N21 1JJ pdf icon PDF 376 KB

RECOMMENDATION:  Refusal

WARD:  Southgate

Minutes:

NOTED

 

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

2.    The date shown at paragraph 5.1 (page 52) of the report should read ‘September 2018’.

3.    The deputation of Murat Aydemir, applicant/agent, speaking against the officers’ recommendation of refusal.

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

5.    The support of the majority of the committee for the officers recommendation: 5 votes for (Chair’s casting vote included), 4 votes against, 1 abstention and Councillor Yusuf did not vote.

 

 

AGREED that planning permission be Refused.

258.

19/00986/FUL - SINCLAIR'S LAUNDRY SITE, 199 BRETTENHAM ROAD, LONDON N18 2HE pdf icon PDF 7 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions and S106 Agreement

WARD:  Edmonton Green

Minutes:

NOTED

 

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

2.    As reported, paragraph 7.3 (page 75 of the report), Thames Water comments to be addressed via information rather than a condition.

3.    As reported, an additional letter of objection raising concerns regarding noise and impact on residential amenity (reference made to Environmental Health comments on page 76 of the report).

4.    The deputation of John Ferguson, the applicant, in support of the officers’ recommendation.

5.    Members debate and questions responded to by officers.

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

 

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

259.

19/00201/FUL - 465-469 GREEN LANES, LONDON N13 4BS pdf icon PDF 1 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions and S106 Agreement

WARD:  Winchmore Hill

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by Claire Williams, Planning Decisions Manager, clarifying that this application had been heard at the 29th August 2019 meeting, which had been deferred due to a lack of affordable housing.

2.    As reported, received an update on viability assessment and affordable housing review from Area Manager.

3.    It was agreed to prioritise payments previously secured for highway improvements and education.

4.    Members debate and questions responded to by officers.

5.    The support of the majority of the committee for the officers’ recommendation: 7 votes for and 3 abstentions.

 

AGREED 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.

260.

PLANNING PANEL

To receive a verbal update on proposals to hold a Planning Panel meeting.

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The provisional Planning Committee scheduled for the 5 November 2019, will be going ahead.

2.    The Planning Panel for the Southgate Office Village application has been confirmed for the 21 November 2019.

 

Post Meeting note:

 

The planning panel is confirmed to be held at Highlands School Assembly Hall on the 21 November 2019.