Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Strategic Planning Committee - Thursday, 5th November, 2020 7.00 pm

Venue: VIRTUAL MEETING

Contact: Taiwo Adeoye - 01708 433079  Email: taiwo.adeoye@onesource.co.uk

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76.

PROTOCOL ON THE OPERATION OF STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETINGS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC RESTRICTIONS pdf icon PDF 288 KB

Protocol attached to be noted by the Committee

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report and NOTED its contents.

77.

DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS

Members are invited to disclose any interest in any of the items on the agenda at this point in the meeting.

 

Members may still disclose any interest in an item at any time prior to the consideration of the matter.

Minutes:

Councillor Graham Williamson disclosed a non-pecuniary interest on both application for consideration. Councillor Williamson stated that one of the speakers was known to him and that he could consider the items with an open mind.

 

78.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 264 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 13 August 2020 and to authorise the Chairman to sign them.

 

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting held on 13 August 2020 were agreed as a correct record and would be signed by the Chairman at a later date.

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 13 August 2020 were agreed as a correct record and would be signed by the Chairman at a later date.

 

79.

P0108.20 - 307-309 SOUTH STREET, ROMFORD, RM1 2AJ pdf icon PDF 633 KB

Report attached.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee considered the report and RESOLVED to GRANT PLANNING PERMISSION subject to the conditions contained in the report.

 

 

 

Minutes:

The application before the Committee was for the redevelopment of an existing commercial site to provide a new commercial single storey building providing 1,260sqm of Sui Generis Builders Merchants with external storage/racking.

 

It was noted that the application was of strategic importance and had been subject to pre-application presentation to Members of the committee.

 

In accordance with the public participation arrangements, the Committee was addressed by an objector with a response from the applicant representative.

 

The Committee considered the report and RESOLVED to GRANT PLANNING PERMISSION subject to the conditions contained in the report.

 

 

 

80.

P0109.20 - 307-309 SOUTH STREET, ROMFORD, RM1 2AJ pdf icon PDF 777 KB

Report attached

Decision:

The Committee considered the report and RESOLVED to GRANT PLANNING PERMISSION subject to the conditions contained in the report.

 

The vote for the resolution to grant planning permission was carried by 5 votes to 3.

 

Minutes:

The application before the Committee was for the redevelopment of a site to provide mixed-use scheme with 47 self-contained apartments, ground floor commercial space (Use Classes B2/B8 with trade counter) built over 4 – 7 storeys, and associated car parking and landscaping

 

It was noted that the application was of strategic importance and had been subject to pre-application presentation to Members of the committee.

 

A Councillor call-in had been received which accords with the Committee consideration criteria. 

 

In accordance with the public participation arrangements, the Committee was addressed by an objector with a response from the applicant representative.

 

With its agreement Councillor Judith Holt addressed the Committee.

 

The Committee considered the report and RESOLVED to GRANT PLANNING PERMISSION subject to the conditions contained in the report.

 

The vote for the resolution to grant planning permission was carried by 5 votes to 3.

 

Councillors Linda Hawthorn, Graham Williamson and Reg Whitney voted against the resolution to grant planning permission.