Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Thursday, 29th October, 2020 7.30 pm

Venue: Remote / Virtual

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

1.

WELCOME AND APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    Councillor Boztas (Chair) welcomed all attendees to the meeting, which was being broadcast live online. Committee members confirmed their presence and that they were able to hear and see the proceedings.

2.    There were no apologies for absence.

2.

DECLARATION OF INTEREST

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    There were no declarations of interest.

 

3.

REPORT OF THE HEAD OF PLANNING pdf icon PDF 10 KB

To receive the covering report of the Head of Planning.

 

Minutes:

RECEIVED the report of the Head of Planning.

4.

19/03681/FUL - 30 And 32 High Street, London, N14 6EE pdf icon PDF 945 KB

RECOMMENDATION:  That subject to the recommendations as set out in the report, the Head of Development Management / the Planning Decisions Manager be authorised to Grantplanning permission subject to conditions.

WARD:  Southgate

Minutes:

NOTED

 

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

2.    One additional letter of objection had been received.

3.    The deputation of Mrs Margaret Georgious, neighbouring resident.

4.    The response of James Engel (agent).

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

6.    Officers’ noted the committee’s concerns and comments including the intensification of use, parking and traffic issues in the immediate area including parking on pavements and access to and from the Meadway, noise and disturbance issue intensification, the report had not addressed concerns by deputee and that the extractor ventilation unit, seen from nearby residential properties, would impact the nearest residential properties.

7.    Councillor Rye’s proposal that a decision be deferred until further information is received about parking, clarification of use and clarity surrounding the impact of the extractor facility on nearby residents was seconded by Councillor Maria Alexandrou and supported by the majority of the committee with 7 votes for and 5 against.

 

AGREED that a decision on the application be deferred for the following reasons:

·         To enable further review of the proposal in light of the existing parking situation.

·         To check the relationship of the extractor ventilation plant to the nearest residential properties.

 

 

5.

20/00353/FUL - 397 Cockfosters Road, Barnet, EN4 0JS pdf icon PDF 5 MB

RECOMMENDATION: That planning permission be granted subject to S106 Agreement and Conditions.

WARD: Cockfosters

Minutes:

NOTED

 

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

2.    Changes to conditions 3 and 21 concerning the re-wording to secure the format of the housing units to clearly state the housing mix of units and the provision of communal satellite and cable equipment.

3.    The statement of Councillor Alessandro Georgiou against the officers’ recommendation.

4.    The response of Nick Makasis (Agent).

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

6.    The committee’s concerns and comments included the following: clarification of the difference in height and width of the development from the approved application which now included two additional units, the contribution by the applicant for offsite affordable housing, the number of trees lost to the development and if new trees would be planted, if the 2 new units would have sufficient daylight/sunlight and amenity space and the loss of green space to car parking provision.

7.  The Chair’s proposal that a decision on the application be deferred to review the contribution to offsite affordable housing, to review the standard of accommodation in the two proposed additional units in terms of daylight and sunlight, to review the level of amenity space for the two additional units proposed and to review the number of replacement trees proposed, was seconded by Councillor Daniel Anderson and supported by the majority of the committee with 11 votes for and 1 against.

 

AGREED that a decision on the application be deferred for the following reasons:

 

·         to review the contribution to offsite affordable housing

·         to review the standard of accommodation in the two proposed additional units in terms of daylight and sunlight

·         to review the level of amenity space for the two additional units proposed

·         to review the number of replacement trees proposed

 

 

6.

FUTURE MEETING DATES

The next meeting of the Planning Committee will be 3 November 2020.

 

Minutes:

NOTED

 

1.    The next meeting dates of the planning committee will be as follows:

·         3 November 2020

·         17 November 2020

·         24 November 2020

·         15 December 2020