Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 14th March, 2019 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Epsom Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Sandra Dessent, tel: 01372 732121  email:  sdessent@epsom-ewell.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

58.

Election of Vice-Chairman

Minutes:

In the absence of the Chairman, Councillor David Reeve Vice Chairman, chaired the meeting and with the agreement of the Committee Councillor John Beckett acted as Vice Chairman.

59.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests in respect of any item of business to be considered at the meeting.

Minutes:

In the interests of openness and transparency the following declarations were made:

139 Holmwood Road, Cheam, Surrey, SM2 7JS - 18/00998/FUL

Councillor Clive Smitheram, Other Interest: Known to the objector of the application, through his association with the Residents Association.

 

139 Holmwood Road, Cheam, Surrey, SM2 7JS - 18/00998/FUL

Councillor Jan Mason, Other Interest: Known to the objector of the application, through her association with the Residents Association.

 

139 Holmwood Road, Cheam, Surrey, SM2 7JS - 18/00998/FUL

Councillor John Beckett, Other Interest: Known to the objector of the application, through his association with the Residents Association.

 

139 Holmwood Road, Cheam, Surrey, SM2 7JS - 18/00998/FUL

Councillor Lucie Dallen, Other Interest: Known to the objector of the application, through her association with the Residents Association.

 

139 Holmwood Road, Cheam, Surrey, SM2 7JS - 18/00998/FUL

Councillor Martin Olney, Other Interest: Known to the objector of the application, through his association with the Residents Association.

 

139 Holmwood Road, Cheam, Surrey, SM2 7JS - 18/00998/FUL

Councillor Michael Arthur MBE FCIOB FCMI, Other Interest: Known to the objector of the application, through his association with the Residents Association.

 

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Councillor Mike Teasdale, Other Interest: Known to the objector of the application, through his association with the Residents Association.

 

139 Holmwood Road, Cheam, Surrey, SM2 7JS - 18/00998/FUL

Councillor Tella Wormington, Other Interest: Known to the objector of the application, through his association with the Residents Association.

 

60.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 198 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm as a true record the Minutes of the Meeting of the Planning Committee held on the 13 February 2019 (attached) and authorise the Chairman to sign them.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the Meeting of the Planning Committee held on 13 February 2019 were agreed as a true record and agreed by the Chairman.

61.

Kings Arms Public House 144 East Street Epsom KT17 1EY - 18/00315/FUL pdf icon PDF 233 KB

Demolition of existing building and erection of two linked four-storey buildings to provide 21 self-contained flats and associated development including hard and soft landscaping, car and cycle parking and refuse store.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Description

Demolition of existing building and erection of two linked four-storey buildings to provide 21 self-contained flats and associated development including hard and soft landscaping, car and cycle parking and refuse store.

Decision

Planning permission is PERMITTED, subject to the following:

Part A

(1)            Subject to a legal agreement being completed and signed to secure the following heads of terms :

         A commuted sum of £110,164 in lieu of the on-site provision of affordable housing

         In the event that the slab level is not completed within three years from the date of the planning permission a revised viability appraisal shall be submitted.

         Residential Travel Information Pack

The Committee authorise the Head of Planning to grant planning permission subject to the conditions detailed below.

Part B

In the event that the section 106 Agreement referred to in Part A is not completed by 14th June 2019 the Head of Planning be authorised to refuse the application for the following reason:

In the absence of a completed legal obligation under section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended), the applicant has failed to comply with Policy CS9 (Affordable Housing and meeting Housing Needs) in relation to the provision of a commuted sum in lieu of the on-site provision of affordable housing.

Conditions:

(1)            The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

Reason: To comply with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 (1) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2005.

(2)            The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans and documents:

266(PL)02 rev B – Proposed Site Plan

266(PL)03 Rev B – Proposed Ground Floor Plan

266(PL)04 Rev B – Proposed First Floor Plan

266(PL)05 rev B – Proposed Second Floor Plan

266(PL)06 Rev B – Proposed Roof Plan

266(PL)15 – Proposed Third Floor Plan

266(PL)07 Rev B – Existing and Proposed Street Elevation (front)

266PL)08 Rev B – Existing and Proposed Side Elevation 01

266(PL)09 Rev B - Existing and Proposed Rear Elevation

266PL)10 Rev B – Existing and Proposed Side Elevation 02

266(PL)11 Rev B – Proposed Front Elevation

266(PL)12 Rev B – Proposed Side Elevation 01

266(PL)13 Rev B – Proposed Rear Elevation

266(PL)14 Rev B – Proposed Side Elevation 02

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning as required by Policy CS5 of the Core Strategy (2007).

(3)            Prior to the commencement of development, details and samples of the materials to be used for the external surfaces of the development,  including windows and doors, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

Reason: In the interest of safeguarding visual amenity in accordance with Policy CS5 of the Core Strategy (2007) and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 61.

62.

Former Police Station, Church Street, Epsom KT17 4PS - 17/01586/FUL pdf icon PDF 178 KB

The demolition of the former police station, and the erection of two residential blocks comprising a total of 29 residential units (11x1bed, 11 x2 bed and 7x3 bed), with associated car parking and landscaping. 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Description

The demolition of the former police station, and the erection of two residential blocks comprising a total of 29 residential units (11x1bed, 11 x2 bed and 7x3 bed), with associated car parking and landscaping. 

Decision

Planning permission is PERMITTED, subject to the following:

Part A

(1)            Subject to a legal agreement being completed and signed to secure the following heads of terms:

         Provision of two social rented units on site or if this is not possible, a commuted sum of £299,880 in lieu of the on-site provision of affordable housing

         A mechanism to review the viability of the development in the event that it does not reach completion of the ground floor slab level within three years from the date of the planning permission.

The Committee authorise the Head of Planning to grant planning permission subject to the conditions set out below.

Part B

In the event that the section 106 Agreement referred to in Part A is not completed by the 14 June 2019 the Head of Planning is authorised to refuse the application for the following reason:

In the absence of a completed legal obligation under section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended), the applicant has failed to comply with Policy CS9 (Affordable Housing and meeting Housing Needs) in relation to the provision of a housing or a commuted sum in lieu of the on-site provision of affordable housing.

Conditions:

(1)            The development hereby permitted shall be commenced within 3 years from the date of this decision.

Reason: In order to comply with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1990.  (As amended)

(2)            The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:

Plan Nos. - Description - Date received :

17.2538.118 Rev P6 Proposed Elevations Block A Jan 2019

17.2538.119 Rev P5 Proposed Elevations Block B Jan 2019

17.2538.121 Rev P6 Proposed Context Elevations and Site Section Jan 2019

17.2538.116 Rev P5 Proposed First Floor Layout Jan 2019

17.2538.115 Rev P5 Proposed Ground Floor Layout Block B Jan 2019

17.2538.110 Rev P6 Proposed Site/ Roof Layout Section Jan 2019

Reason: For avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning to comply with Policy CS5 of the Core Strategy (2007).

(3)            Prior to the commencement of development, details and samples of the external surfaces to be used for the development shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.  The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

Reason: To secure a satisfactory appearance in the interests of the visual amenities and character of the locality in accordance with Policy CS5 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM9 and DM10 of the Development Management Policies 2015.

(4)            No development shall take place until the applicant has secured the implementation of a programme of archaeological work in accordance with a Written Scheme of Investigation which has been submitted by the applicant  ...  view the full minutes text for item 62.

63.

139 Holmwood Road, Cheam, Surrey, SM2 7JS - 18/00998/FUL pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Subdivision of existing property and erection of new build 4 bedroom dwelling house.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Description

Subdivision of existing property and erection of new build 4 bedroom dwelling house.

Decision

Planning permission is PERMITTED, subject to the following conditions:

Conditions:

(1)            The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

Reason: To comply with Section 91(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 (1) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

(2)            The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1001 – Proposed Site Plan

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1002 – Proposed Site Ground Plan

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1003 – Proposed Site Section

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1004 – Proposed Ground Floor Block Plan

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1005 – Proposed Ground Floor Block Plan

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1006 – Proposed Basement Floor Plan

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1007 – Proposed Ground Floor Plan

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1008 – Proposed Mezzanine Floor Plan

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1009 – Proposed Roof Plan

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1010 – Proposed Section AA

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1011 – Proposed Section BB

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1012 – Proposed Section CC

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1013 – Proposed Front Elevation

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1014 – Proposed Rear Elevation

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1015 – Proposed 01 Side Elevation

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1016 – Proposed 02 Side Elevation

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1017 – Proposed Details

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1018 – Proposed 3D Axo 01

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1019 – Proposed 3D Axo 02

SM2 7JS Drawing No. 1020 – Proposed Visual

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and to ensure that the development is carried out in accordance with the approved plans to comply with Policy CS5 of the Core Strategy (2007).

(3)            Prior to the occupation of the development, details and samples of the external materials to be used for the development, including roofing detail of low reflectivity, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.  The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

Reason: To secure a satisfactory appearance in the interests of the visual amenities and character of the locality in accordance with Policy CS5 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM9 and DM10 of the Development Management Policies 2015.

(4)            No part of the development shall be first occupied until the proposed vehicular access has been constructed and provided with visibility zones in accordance with the approved plans and thereafter the visibility zones shall be kept permanently clear of any obstruction over 0.6m high.

Reason & Policy: The above condition is required in order that the development should not prejudice highway safety, nor cause inconvenience to other highway users, and to accord with the National Planning Policy Framework 2018 and DM 35 Transport and New Development of the Epsom and Ewell Borough Council Development Management Policies Document  ...  view the full minutes text for item 63.

64.

Monthly Report on Planning Appeal Decisions pdf icon PDF 61 KB

The Committee is asked to note the appeal decisions from 21 January to 25 February 2019.

Minutes:

The Committee noted the appeal decisions from 21 January to 25 February 2019.