Decision details


Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Committee considered the report and RESOLVED.


(a)  to authorise the stopping up of the highway land at New Road Rainham shown zebra hatched on the Plan, in accordance with the procedure set out in section 252 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990,

subject to: 

·       the grant and lawful implementation of planning permission application reference P1604.17;

·       payment, by the applicant, of all costs associated with the stopping up;

·       any direction by the Mayor of London


on the following basis:


if no objections were received (or any objections received were withdrawn), or the Mayor of London decided a local inquiry was unnecessary, then the stopping up order would be confirmed by officers;


if objections were received from a local authority, statutory undertaker or gas transporter (and were not withdrawn), or other objections were received (and not withdrawn) and the Mayor of London decided that an inquiry was necessary, the Council shall cause a local inquiry to be held.


(b)  to delegate authority to the Assistant Director of Environment to do anything necessary and incidental to facilitate the process of stopping up the highway pursuant to section 247 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.


The vote for the resolution was carried by 7 to 1.


Councillor Durant voted against the resolution.

Publication date: 25/02/2020

Date of decision: 13/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 13/02/2020 - Planning Committee

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