Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 25th July, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Epsom Town Hall

Contact: Democratic Services tel: 01372 732121  email:  democraticservices@epsom-ewell.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

19.

Appointment of Vice-Chair

Minutes:

In the absence of the Vice-Chair Councillor Monica Coleman, with the agreement of the Committee, Councillor Humphrey Reynolds was elected as Vice-Chair.

20.

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:

No declarations of interest were made regarding items on this agenda.

21.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 107 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm as a true record the Minutes of the Meeting of the Planning Committee held on the 27 June 2019 (attached) and authorise the Chairman to sign them.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 27 June 2019 were agreed as a true record and signed by the Chairman. 

Regarding the Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 30 May 2019, it was agreed to amend condition 7 of Minute 9 to read as follows:

‘The site shall not be permitted to be open between the hours of 02.00 and 08.00 Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays’.

It was noted that the decision notice had been issued correctly as above.

22.

Langley Vale Memorial Woodland Site, Headley Road, Langley Vale - 17/01450/FUL pdf icon PDF 215 KB

Joint application for the creation of a permanent car park, overflow car park, cycle parking, new access to Headley Road, gates, height restrictor, ticket machine, CCTV, hard surfaced paths, multi-user paths and memorial area, including sculptures and associated infrastructure in relation to Langley Vale Wood - Centenary Woodland for England.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Description

Joint application for the creation of a permanent car park, overflow car park, cycle parking, new access to Headley Road, gates, height restrictor, ticket machine, CCTV, hard surfaced paths, multi-user paths and memorial area, including sculptures and associated infrastructure in relation to Langley Vale Wood - Centenary Woodland for England.

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 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:

Langley_001A – Layout Plan – dated 24.06.2019

Langley_002A – Layout Plan and LPA Boundaries- dated 25.06.2019

Langley_004A – Parameter Plan - dated 24.06.2019

Langley_013B – Indicative Master Plan - dated 24.06.2019

EIA-001A – Site Layout Overall Proposed – dated 08.07.2019

EIA-003A – Indicative Planting Layout – dated 08.07.2019

EIA-013A – Indicative Locations of Temporary Spoil/Compound Areas – dated 08.07.2019

SJA TPP 15163-03.0 Rev E – Tree Protection Plan – dated Mar 2017

SJA TPP 15163-03.1 Rev E – Tree Protection Plan – dated Mar 2017

SJA TPP 15163-03.2 Rev E – Tree Protection Plan – dated Mar 2017

SJA TPP 15163-03.3 Rev E – Tree Protection Plan – dated Mar 2017

SJA TPP 15163-03.4 Rev E – Tree Protection Plan – dated Mar 2017

EIA-002 – Proposed Car Park Barrier & Site Signage Layout- dated 24.03.2015

EIA-004 – Proposed Car Park Cross-Sections – dated 18.06.2015

EIA-005 – Typical Construction Details – dated 18.06.2015

EIA-006 – Off Site Signage Routes – dated 18.06.2014

EIA-007 – Proposed Materials and Surfacing Layout – dated 23.06.2017

SK15 - Proposed site access and visibility splays – dated 07.12.2018

EIA-009 – Typical Fencing and Gate Details – dated 16.03.2017

EIA-010 – Typical Woodland Paths Cross-Sections – dated 16.03.2017

EIA-011 – Traffic Routing Development Forecast Traffic Flows Sunday Peak Hour – dated 28.03.2017

EIA-012 – Construction Vehicle Routes To and From Site – dated 12.04.2017

Langley_005 – Topographical Survey and paths - dated 21.02.2017

Langley_008 – Fencing and hedging on multi-user paths - dated 08.05.2017

Langley_009 – Paths spec map - dated 17.08.2017

Langley_010 – Ancient Woodland – dated 01.03.2017

Langley_012 – Location Plan – dated 03.03.2017

Langley_014 Rev 002 – Langley Vale Commemorative Feature - dated 14.08.2018

Langley_015 Rev 002 – Langley Vale Commemorative Feature – dated 14.08.2017

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)            The development hereby permitted shall be constructed entirely of the materials as detailed on the schedule of materials on the planning application form and the details shown on Drawings:

EIA-007 – Proposed Materials and Surfacing Layout – dated 23.06.2017

Langley_014 Rev 002 – Langley Vale Commemorative Feature - dated  ...  view the full minutes text for item 22.

23.

Land At Mill Road, Epsom - 19/00500/REM pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Variation of Application Number: 18/00271/FUL To undertake minor internal and external design revisions to the consented drawings Condition 2 (Plans) and amend condition 4 (Obscure Glazing) to specify the opaque glazing as now shown on the updated GA plans and elevations.

Minutes:

Description

Variation of Application Number: 18/00271/FUL To undertake minor internal and external design revisions to the consented drawings Condition 2 (Plans) and amend condition 4 (Obscure Glazing) to specify the opaque glazing as now shown on the updated GA plans and elevations.

Decision

Variation of conditions 2 and 4 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 the original permission (23.04.2019).

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:

PL04 Proposed Block Plan

PL05 Proposed Site Plan

PL30 Unit A Proposed GA Plans Sheet 1 of 2 rev G

PL31 Unit A Proposed GA Plans Sheet 2 of 2 rev H

PL32 Unit A Proposed GA Elevations Sheet 1 of 2 rev G

PL33 Unit A Proposed GA Elevations Sheet 2 of 2 rev G

PL40 Unit B & B1 Proposed GA Plans rev F

PL41 Unit B & B1 Proposed GA Elevations rev G

PL60 Unit C Proposed GA Plans rev E

PL61 Unit C Proposed GA Elevations Sheet 1 of 2 rev G

PL62 Unit C Proposed GA Elevations Sheet 2 of 2 rev F

PL70 Unit D Proposed GA Plans rev D

PL71 Unit D Proposed GA Elevations rev E

PL80 Unit E Proposed GA Plans and Elevations rev F

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 Policy DM10 of the Development Management Policies Document (2015).

(4)            Before any occupation of the development hereby permitted, the windows on the North East elevations of Block B shall be constructed so that no part of the framework less than 1.7m above finished floor level shall be openable. Any part below that level shall be fitted with, and retained in, obscure glazing of a patterned type only which shall thereafter be retained as such. Obscure glazed windows should be obscured to minimum of level 3 of the Pilkington Scale. The use of any type of film or material affixed to clear glass is not acceptable for the purposes of this Condition.

Reason: To protect the amenities and privacy of the adjoining residential properties in accordance with Policy DM10 (Design Requirements for New Developments including House Extensions) of the LDF Development Management Policies Document Adopted October 2015.

(5)            No site  ...  view the full minutes text for item 23.

24.

Langley Bottom Farm, Langley Vale Road, Epsom KT18 6AP - 19/00377/S106A pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Application to annul a S106 Agreement, relating to properties at Langley Bottom Farm (ref: EPS/94/0732)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Description

Application to discharge a S106 Agreement, relating to properties at Langley Bottom Farm (ref: EPS/94/0732)

Decision

Application to discharge S106 Agreement is REFUSED for the following reason:

(1)            The formal request to discharge the Section 106 Agreement, relating to Application ref: EPS/94/0732, is not accepted in the absence of a clear understanding as to why the agricultural occupancy Obligation is proposed to be discharged and in the absence of robust and reasonable information to demonstrate why this should be removed”.

The Committee noted a verbal representation from the applicant.  Letters of representation had been published on the Council’s website and were available to the public and members of the Committee in advance of the meeting.

25.

Development Site At Garages, Ormonde Avenue, Epsom, Surrey - 19/00355/FUL pdf icon PDF 167 KB

Erection of three no. two-bedroom dwellings.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Description

Erection of three no. two-bedroom dwellings

Decision

Planning permission is PERMITTED, subject to the following:

Part A

Subject to a S106 agreement being completed and signed by 25 October 2019, to secure affordable rent for three dwellings as set out in the report, the Committee authorise the Head of Planning to grant planning permission, subject to conditions below.

Part B

In the event that the section 106 Agreement referred to in Part A is not completed by 25 October 2019, the Head of Planning be authorised to refer the application back to the Planning Committee for determination.

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 2004.

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

EX01 – Existing Location Plan and Block Plan for Planning Submission – dated Mar 2019

EX02 – Existing Site Survey Plan for Planning Submission – dated Mar 2019

EX03 – Existing Site Sections & Elevations for Planning Submission – dated Mar 2019

PL01 – Proposed Location Plan and Block Plan for Planning Submission – dated Mar 2019

PL02 – Proposed Site Plan With Vehicle Tracking, Previous Planning Scheme & Dimensions for Planning Submission – dated Mar 2019

PL03 – Proposed Site Plan, Ground Floor Plan, First Floor Plan & Roof Plan for Planning Submission – dated Mar 2019

PL04 – Proposed Elevations for Planning Submission – dated Mar 2019

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)            The development hereby permitted shall be constructed entirely of the materials as detailed on the schedule of materials on the planning application form and the following drawings:

PL01 – Proposed Location Plan and Block Plan for Planning Submission – dated Mar 2019

PL02 – Proposed Site Plan With Vehicle Tracking, Previous Planning Scheme & Dimensions for Planning Submission – dated Mar 2019

PL03 – Proposed Site Plan, Ground Floor Plan, First Floor Plan & Roof Plan for Planning Submission – dated Mar 2019

PL04 – Proposed Elevations for Planning Submission – dated Mar 2019

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)            Works related to the construction of the development hereby permitted, including works of demolition or preparation prior to building operations shall not take place other than between the hours of 08.00 to 18.00 hours Mondays to Fridays; 08.00 to 13.00 hours Saturdays; with no work on Saturday afternoons (after 13.00 hours), Sundays, Bank Holidays or Public Holidays.

Reason: In order to safeguard the amenities of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 25.

26.

Monthly Report on Planning Appeal Decisions pdf icon PDF 53 KB

The Committee is asked to note 2 appeal decisions from the 29th April 2019 to 12th July 2019.

Minutes:

Two appeal decisions from the period 29 April to 12 July were noted.