Agenda and minutes

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

429.

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 Jemal and Andy Bates (Planning Decisions Manager).

 

430.

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.

 

431.

MINUTES OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE 21 FEBRUARY 2017 pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To receive the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on Tuesday 21 February 2017.

Minutes:

AGREED the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 21 February 2017 as a correct record.

 

432.

REPORT OF THE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, REGENERATION AND PLANNING (REPORT NO. 244) pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To receive the covering report of the Assistant Director, Regeneration and Planning.

 

4.1       Applications dealt with under delegated powers. (A copy is available in the Members’ Library).

Minutes:

RECEIVED the report of the Assistant Director, Regeneration and Planning.

 

433.

ORDER OF THE AGENDA

Minutes:

AGREED to amend the order of the agenda to accommodate members of the public in attendance at the meeting. The minutes follow the order of the meeting.

 

434.

17/00001/FUL - 928 GREEN LANES, LONDON, N21 2AD pdf icon PDF 237 KB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions

WARD:  Bush Hill Park

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by the Planning Decisions Manager, Kevin Tohill, clarifying the proposal.

2.    The deputation of Councillor Terry Neville.

3.    The response by Richard Reeve (applicant).

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

5.    The following comments and issues were raised:

·         Closing hours of premises.

·         Traffic generation and lack of parking due to Cycle Enfield development in the area.

·         Smoking outside of the premises causing noise nuisance and that there should be a noise condition attached.

·         Only one toilet facility and lack of disabled toilets.

·         Policy DMD 32 regarding change of use, that there should be 2 units between the development premises and Chinese takeaway.

6.    The recommendation was supported by the majority of the Committee 7 votes for, 3 against and I abstention.

 

AGREED that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the report.

435.

16/05330/FUL - 2 HARTLAND CLOSE, LONDON, N21 2BG pdf icon PDF 1 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions

WARD:  Grange

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by the Planning Decisions Manager, clarifying the proposals.

2.    The deputation of Marcus Powell, (Neighbouring Resident).

3.    The statement of Councillor Terry Neville (Ward Councillor)

4.    Written representation received from DWG Design (agents on behalf of the applicant) and circulated to Members on 28 March 2017.

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

6.    The following issues and comments raised:

·         The issue surrounding TPO removal had been fully investigated and the matter was looked at and resolved. Tree planting had been done. The Chair clarified that officers were satisfied  regarding TPO’s  on the site and action was appropriate.

·         Concern about the width of access road (private), speeding cars and the use of speed humps. Officers clarified that Harston Drive is private and was difficult to address vehicle speed.

·         Councillor Pearce stated that a speed restriction was needed and should be conditioned.

7.    The recommendation was supported by the majority of the Committee: 7 votes for, 1 against and 3 abstentions.

 

AGREED that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the report.

 

436.

16/05682/FUL - ROBBINS HALL, GARDINER CLOSE, ENFIELD, EN3 4LP pdf icon PDF 4 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions and S106 with delegated authority to finalise the schedule of conditions and wording thereof

WARD:  Ponders End

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by the Principal Planning Officer, Robert Singleton, clarifying the proposals.

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

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

 

AGREED that planning permission be granted subject to conditions and Section 106 Agreement with delegated authority to finalise the schedule of conditions and wording thereof.

437.

16/05784/FUL - 1-3 MARKET CHAMBERS, CHURCH STREET, ENFIELD, EN2 6AA pdf icon PDF 7 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions

WARD:  Town

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by the Principal Planning Officer, Robert Singleton, clarifying the proposals.

2.    The statement by Dennis Stacey, Chair of the Conservation Advisory Group.

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

 

AGREED that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the treport.

438.

16/01197/RE3 - MERIDIAN WATER, WILLOUGHBY LANE AND, MERIDIAN WAY, LONDON pdf icon PDF 3 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Subject to referral to the Greater London Authority, the Head of Development Management/Planning Decisions Manager be authorised to grant planning permission, subject to conditions

WARD:  Upper Edmonton

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by the Planning Decisions Manager, Sharon Davidson, clarifying the proposals.

2.    An amendment to the proposed affordable housing offer to be secured through the S106 Agreement with a minimum of 25% affordable housing units.

3.    Some changes are proposed to the private housing mix (as detailed at 3.17 of the report) with a reduction in the total number of family units within this phase. The housing mix will be determined through each reserved matters application and not through condition or S106 Agreement.

4.    Anne Marie Pearce’s concern that there was no mention of any health facility in the report, and as this was a large development, one was needed. Clarification by Peter George, Assistant Director – Regeneration & Planning, that there was a push for a health facility to be included.

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

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

 

AGREED that subject to referral to the Greater London Authority, the Head of Development Management/Planning Decisions Manager be authorised to grant planning permission, subject to conditions.

439.

16/02314/FUL - GILLIAN'S RIDING STABLES, BRAYSIDE FARM, CLAY HILL, ENFIELD pdf icon PDF 1 MB

RECOMMENDATION:  Subject to completion of a S106 Agreement, the Head of Development Management/Planning Decisions Manager be authorised to grant planning permission, subject to conditions

WARD:  Chase

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by the Planning Decisions Manager, Kevin Tohill, clarifying the proposals.

2.    The statement of Dennis Stacey, Chair of the Conservation Advisory Group.

3.    The Chair agreed a further condition regarding landscaping and condition 3 required consultation with CAG regarding materials used in the development.

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

5.    The support of the Committee for the officers; recommendation: 10 votes for and 1 against.

 

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 and a further condition in relation to landscaping/screening and condition 3 requiring consultation with CAG.

440.

16/03444/FUL - HOLLY HILL FARM, 305 THE RIDGEWAY, ENFIELD, EN2 8AN pdf icon PDF 379 KB

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval subject to conditions

WARD:  Chase

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The introduction by the Planning Decisions Manager, Kevin Tohill, clarifying the proposals.

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.

441.

NORTH LONDON HEAT & POWER PROJECT - UPDATE ON DEVELOPMENT CONSENT ORDER (REPORT NO. 246) pdf icon PDF 224 KB

To receive the report of the Head of Development Management to provide an overview of the recent decision by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to grant the Development Consent Order in respect of the North London Heat and Power Project.

FOR INFORMATION

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The report was introduced by the Head of Development Management, Andy Higham.

2.    The report was for information only and provided an overview of the recent decision by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy to grant the Development Consent Order in respect of the North London Heat and Power Project.

3.    The Development Consent Order made on 24 February 2017 grants consent under section 37 of the Planning Act 2008 for consumption and operation of an energy recovery facility with a gross electrical output of up to 70MW at the site of the existing energy from waste facility at the Edmonton EcoPark, Advent Way, Edmonton.

 

AGREED to note the North London Heat & Power Project update on the Development Consent Order.

442.

FUTURE MEETING DATES

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    Future meetings were confirmed as:

Thursday 20 April 2017

Tuesday 25 April 2017

Tuesday 9 May 2017 (provisional)

Tuesday 23 May 2017

2.    The above meeting dates would allow flexibility for consideration of application reference 16/04324/FUL – Former Middlesex University, Trent Park, N14 4YZ scheduled for the 25 April 2017 meeting.

3.    Saturday 22 April 2017 - Site visit arranged in relation to application reference 16/04324/FUL – Former Middlesex University, Trent Park, N14 4YZ. Invites sent to Members and Officers.