Agenda, decisions and minutes

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27.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND NOTIFICATION OF SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS

Decision:

APOLOGY: COUNCILLOR KATY BOUGHEY

SUBSTITUTE: COUNCILLOR KIERAN TERRY

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Katy Boughey; Councillor Kieran Terry attended as substitute.

28.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Decision:

ITEM 4.3 – COUNCILLOR KIRA GABBERT – NON-PECUNIARY INTEREST

ITEM 4.5 – COUNCILLOR KATHY BANCE – NON-PECUNIARY INTEREST

Minutes:

Councillor Kira Gabbert declared a non-pecuniary interest in Item 4.3 as she was a personal friend of the applicant and a client of the applicant’s business.  Councillor Gabbert remained in the room but took no part in the discussion or vote.

 

Councillor Kathy Bance declared a non-pecuniary interest in Item 4.5 as she was the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the food bank in Penge.  Councillor Bance remained in the room but took no part in the discussion or vote.

 

29.

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON 19 DECEMBER 2019 pdf icon PDF 561 KB

Decision:

CONFIRMED

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 19 December 2019 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.

30.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Section 2

(Applications meriting special consideration)

Kelsey and Eden Park

30.1

(18/00103/ELUD) - Land at junction with South Eden Park Road and Bucknall Way, Beckenham. pdf icon PDF 201 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

LAWFUL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE GRANTED WITH MODIFICATION AS SET OUT IN RECOMMENDATION 1 OF THE REPORT

Minutes:

Description amended to read:- ‘Use of land shown coloured yellow, red and white on the submitted drawing ref. 15124 S103 J for the storage of cars or for the parking of cars or as a car park in association with car dealerships.  Lawful Development Certificate (Existing).’

 

A large scale map of the one shown on page 14 of the report had been circulated to Members.

 

The Planning Officer reported that evidence existed that the land hatched red, white and yellow on the map had been in continued use for a period of 10 years.

 

Members having considered the report and objections, RESOLVED that a Lawful Development Certificate be granted with modification as set out in recommendation 1 of the report of the Assistant Director, Planning.

Kelsey and Eden Park

30.2

(19/03574/FULL1) - 103 Kenwood Drive, Beckenham, BR3 6RA pdf icon PDF 218 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description amended to read:- ‘Construction of a two storey 3-bedroom detached house with off-street parking on land adjacent to 103 Kenwood Drive, Beckenham.’

 

Members having considered the report and objections, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED as recommended, subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report of the Assistant Director, Planning.

 

Bromley Common and Keston

30.3

(19/04420/FULL1) - 4 Hawksmoor Grove, Bromley BR2 9GN pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Use of outbuilding in the rear garden as a beauty room RETROSPECTIVE.

 

Oral representations in support of the application were received at the meeting.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED as recommended, subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report of the Assistant Director, Planning with conditions 3 and 4 deleted and conditions 5 and 8 amended to read:-

 

‘5  The use shall not operate on any Sunday or Bank Holiday, Christmas Day or Good Friday nor before 9am or after 5pm on any other day.

 

Reason: In order to comply with Policy 119 of the Bromley Local Plan and in the interest of the amenities of the area.’

 

‘8  The back gate to the rear of the application site must not be used to access or egress the outbuilding in connection with the business use.

 

Reason: In order to comply with Policy 37 of the Bromley Local Plan and to respect the amenity of occupiers of neighbouring buildings and those of future occupants.’

Copers Cope

30.4

(19/04788/FULL1) - 51 Foxgrove Road, Beckenham, BR3 5BB. pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

REFUSED

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of the existing property and detached garage and construction of replacement part one/two/three storey 5 bedroom dwelling with roof terraces and associated development including detached garden shed, refuse enclosure, formation of parking and turning area with erection of front and side boundary walls and electric sliding gates adjacent to existing access onto Foxgrove Avenue.

 

Oral representations in support of the application were received.  Oral representations from visiting Ward Member Councillor Russell Mellor were also received at the meeting.  Councillor Mellor reported that local residents’ had raised serious concerns in regard to the application.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that the application BE REFUSED as recommended, for the reasons set out in the report of the Assistant Director, Planning.

 

Bromley Common and Keston

30.5

(19/04799/FULL1) - Al-Emaan Centre, Croydon Road, Keston, BR2 8HF pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

REFUSED AND ENFORCEMENT ACTION TO BE TAKEN

Minutes:

Description of application – Retrospective planning application for a glazed screen located under an existing canopy, creating an external storage area.

 

Oral representations in support of the application were received at the meeting.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that the application BE REFUSED for the following reasons:-

 

1  The proposed additional floorspace and increase in the capacity of the building constitutes inappropriate development within the Green Belt, harmful to its openness and character and no very special circumstances are considered to exist to warrant the setting aside of normal policy considerations.  The proposal is therefore contrary to Policy G1 of the Unitary Development Plan, Policy 7.16 of the London Plan and the National Planning Policy Framework.

 

It was FURTHER RESOLVED that ENFORCMENT ACTION BE AUTHORISED to remove the structure.

 

Section 3

(Applications recommended for permission, approval or consent)

Orpington

30.6

(18/04454/FULL1) - St Olave's Grammar School, Goddington Lane, Orpington, BR6 9SH pdf icon PDF 336 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION SUBJECT TO ANY DIRECTION BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE

Minutes:

Description of application – Removal of existing tennis courts and sports pitch.  Formation of artificial Multi use Games Area (MUGA); including community use/lettings, surrounded by 3m high earth bunds (to northern and eastern sides) 4.5m high weld-mesh fencing and gates, 8 x 12m high dual spot light columns (total 16 spot lights) and associated hard surfacing for pedestrian footpaths, storage areas, storage cabinet and 13 parking spaces including 2 accessible spaces and a minibus parking/drop-off area.  (Additional submitted document: Letting Statement and amended description of development.)

 

Oral representations in objection to and in support of the application were received.  Oral representations from visiting Ward Member Councillor Pauline Tunnicliffe were also received at the meeting.

 

Written comments from Ward Member Councillor William Huntington-Thresher had been received and circulated to Members.

 

It was reported that further objections, similar to those already contained in the report had been received. A letter from the Education Department  in support of the application had been received and circulated to Members.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED subject to any Direction by the Secretary of State as recommended and subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report of the Assistant Director, Planning with condition 16 amended to read:-

 

’16  The facilities hereby permitted shall only be used by members of the general public between the following hours:

School Term-time

1700 hours to 2100 hours on Monday to Friday

0900 hours to 1800 hours on Saturdays

At no time on Sundays and Bank Holidays

 

School Holidays

0900 hours to 2100 hours on Monday to Friday

0900 hours to 1800 hours on Saturdays

At no time on Sundays and Bank Holidays

 

Reason: In order to prevent overdevelopment of the site, to manage the highway, transport and parking impacts and in the interests of protecting the residential amenities of neighbouring properties within the area and in order to comply with Policy 37 of the Bromley Local Plan 2019.

Penge and Cator

30.7

(18/04528/RECON) - 45 Whateley Road, Penge, SE20 7NE pdf icon PDF 204 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

VARIATION OF CONDITION GRANTED

Minutes:

Description of application – Variation condition 2 (Construction and Environmental Management Plan) of permission 18/04528/FULL1 granted for the formation of a new 1 person studio flat at second floor level to allow the provision of a construction management plan for the on-going implementation of that permission.

 

Oral representations in objection to the application were received at the meeting.

 

Written comments from Ward Member Councillor Kevin Brooks in objection to the application had been received and circulated to Members.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that the VARIATION OF CONDITION BE GRANTED as recommended, subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report of the Assistant Director, Planning.

 

Chislehurst

30.8

(19/04254/FULL6) - 50 Elmstead Lane, Chislehurst, BR7 5EQ pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of existing garage and construction of a single storey front/side extension, part one/two storey side/rear extension, single storey side extension, first floor balcony at rear, front porch, elevational alterations including alterations to existing front bay windows and construction of single storey detached outbuilding at rear.

 

Oral representations in objection to and in support of the application were received at the meeting.

 

Further photographic documentation from the applicant had been received and circulated to Members.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED as recommended, subject to the conditions set out in the report of the Assistant Director, Planning with the addition of a further two conditions to read:-

 

6  No primary cooking shall be provided within the proposed single storey annexe building at any time.

 

Reason: In order to comply with Policies 6, 7 and 37 of the Bromley Local Plan, to ensure that the accommodation is not used separately and un-associated with the main dwelling and so as to prevent an unsatisfactory sub-division into two dwellings.

 

7  Before the development hereby permitted is first occupied, the proposed windows in the southern flank elevation of the two storey side extension shall be obscure glazed to a minimum of Pilkington privacy Level 3 and shall be non-opening unless the parts of the window which can be opened are more than 1.7 metres above the floor of the room in which the window is installed and the windows shall subsequently be permanently retained as such.

 

Reason: In the interests of protecting residential amenity in accordance with Policy 37 of the Bromley Local Plan.

 

Penge and Cator

30.9

(19/04972/FULL1) - 3 Wiverton Road, Sydenham, SE26 5JA pdf icon PDF 190 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of existing garage and erection of a two storey building (with accommodation in the roof) to provide 1 no. three bed house, together with associated landscaping, bin and cycle store.

 

A letter of support from the applicant’s agent had been received and circulated to Members.

 

Members having considered the report and objections, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED as recommended, subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report of the Assistant Director, Planning.

 

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