Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Thursday, 16th June, 2022 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Epsom Town Hall; https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5227575681261326859

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Items
No. Item

1.

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:

Declarations of Interest

Councillor Neil Dallen CBE, Other Interest: Item 4: 24 South Street, Epsom

 

In the interests of openness and transparency, Councillor Neil Dallen declared that he is Chair of the Strategy & Resources Committee, and would leave the Council Chamber when the item was discussed.

 

Declarations of Interest

Councillor Steven McCormick, Other Interest: Item 4: 24 South Street, Epsom

 

In the interests of openness and transparency, Councillor Steven McCormick declared that he had called the item in, however this had proved unnecessary as the item had already been placed on the agenda of the meeting.

 

2.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 309 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm as a true record the Minutes of the Meeting of the Planning Committee held on 21 April 2022 (attached) and authorise the Chairman to sign them.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the previous meeting of the Committee held on 21 April 2022 were agreed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

3.

3 Roy Richmond Way, Epsom, Surrey pdf icon PDF 436 KB

Demolition and replacement of existing two storey ancillary offices and change of use of existing bus servicing facility (sui generis) to builders merchant (sui generis) for display, sale and storage of building timber and plumbing supplies, plant and tool hire, including outside display and storage along with storage racking with ancillary kitchen joinery showroom, car parking and service arrangements, fencing and associated works.

Minutes:

 

Description

 

Demolition and replacement of existing two storey ancillary offices and change of use of existing bus servicing facility (sui generis) to builders merchant (sui generis) for display, sale and storage of building timber and plumbing supplies, plant and tool hire, including outside display and storage along with storage racking with ancillary kitchen joinery showroom, car parking and service arrangements, fencing and associated works

 

Decision

 

The Committee received a presentation from the Principal Planning Officer.

 

Following consideration, the Committee resolved unanimously (the Chair not voting) to APPROVE the application subject to the following conditions:

 

CONDITIONS:

 

1. The development hereby permitted shall begin 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 and reports:

 

Drawing Number 8179_LP

Drawing Number 8179/05 Rev B

Drawing Number 8179/06 Rev B

Drawing Number 8179/08_03 Rev B

 

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

 

3. The materials and finishes of the development hereby permitted shall match those of the existing dwelling unless otherwise approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

           

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 DM8, DM9 and DM10 of the Development Management Policies (2015).

 

4. No part of the development shall be first occupied unless and until the proposed modified vehicular accesses to Roy Richmond Way have 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 1000mm high.

 

Reason: In order for the development not to prejudice highway safety nor cause inconvenience to other highway users in accordance with the objectives of the NPPF (2021), and to satisfy policies DM35 and DM36 of the Development Management Policies (2015).

 

5. The development hereby approved shall not be first occupied unless and until space has been laid out within the site in accordance with the approved plans for vehicles and cycles to be parked and for vehicles to turn so that they may enter and leave the site in forward gear. All cycle parking shall be secure, covered and lit. Thereafter the parking and turning areas shall be retained and maintained for their designated purposes.

 

Reason: In order for the development not to prejudice highway safety nor cause inconvenience to other highway users in accordance with the objectives of the NPPF (2021), and to satisfy policies DM35 and DM36 of the Development Management Policies (2015).

 

6. No development shall commence until a Construction Transport Management Plan, to include details of:

 

a) parking for vehicles of site personnel, operatives and visitors

b)  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

4.

22/00509/RES 24 South Street, Epsom, KT18 7PF pdf icon PDF 152 KB

Removal of Condition 4 (Secure Parking of Bicycles) of planning permission 21/00044/FUL.

Minutes:

 

Description

Removal of Condition 4 (Secure Parking of Bicycles) of planning permission 21/00044/FUL

Decision

The Committee received a presentation from the Principal Planning Officer.

Following consideration, the Committee resolved (7 in favour, 0 against and 0 abstentions, with the Chair not voting) to APPROVE the application to remove condition 4 from planning application 21/00044/FUL subject to the following conditions:

 

1. The development hereby permitted shall be commenced within three years from the date of the decision of planning application 21/00044/FUL.

 

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 strict accordance with the approved drawings associated with planning application 21/00044/FUL:

 

24SSRP002/2 Proposed plans

24SSRP002/4 Proposed elevations

24SSRP002/6 Proposed elevations and roof plan

 

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 associated with 21/00044/FUL

 

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 DM8, DM9 and DM10 of the Development Management Policies 2015.

 

4. Soundproofing shall be provided to ensure that the flats for residential purposes sharing a party element with the ground floor premises to which this planning permission relates shall receive a minimum airborne sound insulation on the party element which achieves DnT'w of 60 dB before the first use of the development hereby approved. The soundproofing shall be retained thereafter in perpetuity.

 

Reason: To ensure that the occupiers of the flat units do not suffer a loss of amenity by reason of noise nuisance and other excess noise from activities within the premises in the National Planning Policy Framework 2019 and Policy DM10 of the Development Management Policies Document 2015.

 

Informatives:

 

1. In dealing with the application the Council has implemented the requirement in the National Planning Policy Framework to work with the applicant in a positive and proactive way. We have made available detailed advice in the form or our statutory policies in the Core Strategy, Supplementary Planning Documents, Planning Briefs and other informal written guidance, as well as offering a full pre-application advice service, in order to ensure that the applicant has been given every opportunity to submit an application which is likely to be considered favourably.

 

2. The applicant is advised of the following with regard to waste servicing:

 

- All new tenants will need to be advised of the limited waste collection service:

- Collections will be for refuse and mixed recycling (in separate sacks) only.

- On collection days, sacks must be left out for collection on the pavement in front of the building from  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

Planning Appeals Update pdf icon PDF 323 KB

A report setting out the following recent planning appeal decisions which relate to non-householder developments, which have been received by the Planning Service.

 

Minutes:

The Committee noted the report setting out recent planning appeal decisions relating to non-householder developments, which had been received by the Planning Service.