Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Items
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5.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND NOTIFICATION OF SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS

Decision:

APOLOGY: COUNCILLOR PETER DEAN

SUBTITUTE: COUNCILLOR NICHOLAS BENNETT JP

 

APOLOGY: COUNCILLOR KATHY BANCE;

SUBSTITUTE: COUNCILLOR KEVIN BROOKS

 

APOLOGY FOR LATENESS: COUNCILLOR SAMARIS HUNTINGTON-THRESHER

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Kathy Bance and Peter Dean; Councillors Kevin Brooks and Nicholas Bennett JP attended as their respective substitutes.

 

An apology for lateness was received from Councillor Samaris Huntington-Thresher.

 

6.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Decision:

ITEM 4.5 - COUNCILLOR LYDIA BUTTINGER – PERSONAL INTEREST

Minutes:

Councillor Buttinger declared a personal interest in Item 4.5 – Kingswood House, Mays Hill Road, Shortlands, as she was a former member of the Shortlands Residents’ Association.

7.

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON 12 MAY 2016 pdf icon PDF 232 KB

Decision:

CONFIRMED

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 12 May 2016 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.

 

8.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Section 1

(Applications submitted by the London Borough of Bromley)

Section 2

(Applications meriting special consideration)

Penge and Cator

8.1

(15/05049/ELUD) - Bronze Works, Kangley Bridge Road, Lower Sydenham, London SE26 5AY pdf icon PDF 67 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

REFUSED

Minutes:

Description of application – Use of office block as non-ancillary self-contained offices falling within Class B1(a). LAWFUL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE (EXISTING).

 

Members having considered the report RESOLVED that the application BE REFUSED as recommended, for the reason set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

Hayes and Coney Hall

8.2

(16/01849/MATAMD) - 1 Pickhurst Green, Hayes, Bromley BR2 7QT pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Minor material amendment to planning permission ref: 13/03569/FULL6 for a part one/two storey front and side extension and single storey rear extension in order to omit a window in the side elevation and allow alterations to rear raised paving area.

 

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

 

The Development Control Manager advised Members that if the application was granted, Condition 3 should be amended to emphasise that screening should be retained.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED as recommended, subject to the conditions and informative set out in the report of the Chief Planner with condition 3 amended to read:-

 

‘3  Notwithstanding the details hereby approved, details shall be submitted within 3 months of the date of this Decision Notice and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority showing raised screening to the side boundary of the patio with No. 194 Pickhurst Lane.  The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details within 2 months of the date of approval and shall be retained thereafter.

 

Reason: In order that the Local Planning Authority may be satisfied as to the detailed treatment of the proposal and to comply with Policies BE1 and H8 of the Unitary Development Plan.

 

Farnborough and Crofton Conservation Area

8.3

(16/01965/FULL1) - Farnborough Primary School, Farnborough Hill, Orpington BR6 7EQ pdf icon PDF 168 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

DEFERRED

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of existing classroom, erection of two storey classroom extension, refurbishment of existing school buildings, provision of two temporary classroom buildings, bike store, refuse store and two sheds, with additional car parking and associated landscaping to enable expansion of school from 1 form of entry to 2 forms of entry.

 

Oral representations in objection to and in support of the application were received.  Oral representations from the Portfolio Holder for Education Councillor Peter Fortune in support of the application were also received.  Visiting Ward Member Councillor Robert Evans spoke in objection to the application.

 

Correspondence from Farnborough Village Society, WYG Environment Planning Transport, the Council’s Highway Engineer and the applicant’s transport consultant was circulated to Members, none of which altered the officer recommendation.

 

Members were advised that educational need could be assessed as a material planning consideration.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that the application BE DEFERRED without prejudice to future consideration to seek the following:-

 

·  Clarity of data provided in the Transport Assessment in relation to traffic and parking figures.

 

·  More detailed information on traffic solutions being proposed.

 

Copers Cope

8.4

(16/02120/FULL1) - 87A Bromley Road, Bromley BR2 0AA pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Demolition of existing two storey dwellinghouse and construction of a part 3 and 4 storey building comprising 9 x 2 bedroom flats with associated parking, amenity space, cycle storage together with formation of a new pedestrian access, relocated vehicle access and associated landscaping.

 

The Development Control Manager advised Members that if the application was granted, a Building Regulations condition should be added.

 

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 Chief Planner with the addition of a further condition and informative to read:-

 

28  The development hereby permitted shall be built in accordance with the criteria set out in Building Regulations M4(2) ‘accessible and adaptable dwellings’ and shall be permanently retained thereafter.

 

Reason: To comply with Policy 3.8 of the London Plan 2015 and the Mayor’s Housing Supplementary Planning Guidance 2016 and to ensure that the development provides a high standard of accommodation in the interests of the amenities of future occupants.

 

Informative

 

13  Conditions imposed on this planning permission require compliance with part M4 of the Building regulations.  The developer is required to notify Building Control or their Approved Inspector of the requirements of these conditions prior to the commencement of development.

Section 3

(Applications recommended for permission, approval or consent)

Shortlands

8.5

(15/00640/CONDT2) - Kingswood House, Mays Hill Road, Shortlands, Bromley BR2 0HY pdf icon PDF 241 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

CONDITION 14 – DETAILS OF TRAVEL PLAN APPROVED

 

Minutes:

Description of application – Details of conditions submitted in relation to planning permission ref: 15/00640: Condition 14 – Travel Plan.

 

Oral representations in objection to and in support of the application were received.  Oral representations from Ward Member Councillor Mary Cooke in objection to the application were received at the meeting.

 

It was reported that further representations from The Shortlands Residents’ Association had been received and circulated to Members.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that Condition 14 – Details of Travel Plan BE APPROVED as recommended in the report of the Chief Planner with the addition of an informative to read:-

 

1  The Council recommends that the applicant reviews the approved Travel Plan after a six month period and proactively engages with the local community including local Ward Councillors and Shortlands Residents’ Association.

 

Bromley Town

8.6

(16/01040/FULL6) - 22 Napier Road, Bromley BR2 9JA pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Roof alterations to incorporate front rooflights and rear dormer and single storey rear extension.

 

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

 

It was reported that further objections to the application 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 Chief Planner with condition 3 amended to read:-

 

‘3  Details of the materials to be used for the external surfaces of the building shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before any work is commenced.  The woks shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

 

Reason: in order to comply with Policy BE1 of the Unitary Development Plan and in the interest of the appearance of the building and the visual amenities of the area.’

 

Copers Cope

8.7

(16/02136/FULL1) - Beck House, 36A Copers Cope Road, Beckenham BR3 1NH pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Construction of four storey rear extension, front extension and additional upper storey level extension to the existing building forming an additional 8 x 2 bedroom flats and 1 x 3 bedroom flat in connection with a revised flat layout in the existing building forming 4 x 2 bedroom flats and 1 x 3 bedroom duplex flat.  Provision of front and rear parking, amenity space, cycle storage together with formation of new vehicular access and associated landscaping.

 

The Development Control Manager advised Members that if the application was granted, a Building Regulations condition should be added.

 

The application was amended by plans received on 8 July 2016.

 

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 Chief Planner with the addition of a further condition and informative to read:-

 

29  The development hereby permitted shall be built in accordance with the criteria set out in Building Regulations M4(2) ‘accessible and adaptable dwellings’ and shall be permanently retained thereafter.

 

Reason: To comply with policy 3.8 of the London Plan 2015 and the Mayor’s Housing Supplementary Planning Guidance 2016 and to ensure that the development provides a high standard of accommodation in the interests of the amenities of future occupants.

 

Informative

 

12  Conditions imposed on this planning permission require compliance with Part M4 of the Building Regulations.  The developer is required to notify Building Control or their Approved Inspector of the requirements of these conditions prior to the commencement of development.

Chislehurst

8.8

(16/02185/FULL6) - 78 Walden Road, Chislehurst BR7 5DL pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Part 1/2 storey front, rear and side extensions.  Conversion of garage into habitable room with elevational alterations.

 

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 set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

Chelsfield and Pratts Bottom

8.9

(16/02275/FULL6) - 8 Stephen Close, Orpington BR6 9TZ pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

DEFERRED

Minutes:

Description of application – Two storey rear, first floor side and single storey front extension and conversion of garage to habitable accommodation.

 

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

 

It was reported that further objections to the application had been received.

 

The Development Control Manager advised Members that the previous application (16/00406) was refused due to non-compliance with the minimum 1 metre side space.  It would, therefore, be difficult to defend any further reasons for refusal at this stage.

 

Members having considered the report, objections and representations, RESOLVED that the application BE DEFERRED without prejudice to any future consideration to seek a reduction the size of the extension.

 

Orpington

8.10

(16/02330/FULL6) - 61 Berrylands, Orpington BR6 9TF pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

PERMISSION

Minutes:

Description of application – Single storey rear extension, first floor side extension and front porch extension.

 

Members having considered the report, RESOLVED that PERMISSION BE GRANTED as recommended, subject to the conditions set out in the report of the Chief Planner.

 

Section 4

(Applications recommended for refusal or disapproval of details)

9.

CONTRAVENTIONS AND OTHER ISSUES

10.

TREE PRESERVATION ORDERS

 

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