Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Monday, 2nd July, 2018 7.30 pm

Venue: Committee Room A & B - Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Email: Democratic.Services@crawley.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

Welcome

The Chair welcomed Councillor Vitler to her first meeting of the Committee and to Councillor Ayling who was returning to the Committee.

 

1.

Disclosures of Interest

In accordance with the Council's Code of Conduct, Councillors of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to declare interests where appropriate.

 

Minutes:

The following disclosure of interest was made:

 

Councillor

Item and Minute

Type and Nature of Disclosure

 

Councillor

Boxall

CR/2017/1060/FUL - Greensleeves

Retirement Home, 15 - 21

Perryfield Road, Southgate,

Crawley

(Minute 4)

 

Prejudicial Interest – Is a close friend of the occupier of a neighbouring property.  Councillor Boxall left the meeting before consideration of this item and took no part in the discussion or voting on the item.

 

 

 

 

2.

Lobbying Declarations

The Planning Code of Conduct requires Councillors who have been lobbied, received correspondence or been approached by an interested party with respect to any planning matter should declare this at the meeting which discusses the matter. Councillors should declare if they have been lobbied at this point in the agenda.

 

Minutes:

          Lobbying Declarations

 

The following lobbying declaration was made by a Councillor:

 

Councillor Tarrant had been lobbied regarding application CR/2017/1060/FUL

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Planning Committee held on 5 June 2018.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 5 June 2018 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

 

 

4.

Planning Application CR/2017/1060/FUL - Greensleeves Retirement Home, 15 - 21 Perryfield Road, Southgate, Crawley pdf icon PDF 267 KB

To consider report PES/282 (a)of the Head of Economic and Environmental Services

 

RECOMMENDATION to PERMIT

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered report PES/282 (a) of the Head of Economic and Environmental Services which proposed as follows:

 

Erection of part two storey/part single storey side and rear extensions, infill extension, part loft conversion to create 2nd floor including raised roof levels, addition of dormers, new windows and doors (amended description and plans received).

 

Councillors Boxall, Irvine, Jaggard, Stone and Tarrant declared they had visited the site.

 

The Group Manager (Development Management) provided a verbal summation of the application.

 

The Committee then considered the application.  In response to issues raised, the Group Manager:

 

·         Confirmed that the overall parking provision, including the single disabled parking space, was considered acceptable, with the provision generally being in line with the Council’s Urban Design SPD minimum parking standards.

·         Indicated that the existing external staircase, which was to be removed, was bulky and not adequate for use by residents, and advised that there was a proposed new internal staircase.

·         Confirmed that the introduction of rooflights would provide light, whilst helping to reduce any impact on overlooking or loss of privacy.

·         Advised that the overall height / scale of the proposed development was in keeping with the surrounding residential area.

·         Explained that the proposed treatment room would be located on the ground floor.

 

RESOLVED

 

Permit, subject to the conditions set out in report PES/282 (a).

5.

Planning Application CR/2018/0267/RG3 - K2 Crawley Leisure Centre, Brighton Road, Tilgate, Crawley pdf icon PDF 244 KB

To consider report PES/282 (b) of the Head of Economic and Environmental Services.

 

RECOMMENDATION to PERMIT

 

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered report PES/282 (b) of the Head of Economic and Environmental Services which proposed as follows:

 

Creation of 64 additional car parking spaces through a revised layout and removing small areas of hard and soft landscaped kerbed islands (amended plans/landscaping received).

 

Councillors Boxall, Jaggard, Stone and Tarrant declared they had visited the site.

 

The Principal Planning Officer provided a verbal summation of the application.

 

The Committee then considered the application.

 

RESOLVED

 

Permit, subject to the conditions set out in report PES/282 (b)

6.

Planning Application CR/2018/0341/FUL - Car Park Adj Central Sussex College, Northgate Avenue, Northgate, Crawley pdf icon PDF 324 KB

To consider report PES/282 (c)of the Head of Economic and Environmental Services.

 

RECOMMENDATION to PERMIT

 

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered report PES/282 (C) of the Head of Economic and Environmental Services which proposed as follows:

 

Erection of a part 8/part 6 storey building to provide a total of 98 flats, with associated parking, landscaping and frontage service bay.

 

Councillors Boxall, Jaggard, Stone and Tarrant declared they had visited the site.

 

The Principal Planning Officer provided a verbal summation of the application and the following updates:

 

Amendments to recommended conditions as follows (in italics):

 

4.     Notwithstanding the submitted elevation, section and floorplan drawings, no above ground development shall be carried out unless and until revised elevational, section and floorplan drawings, including detailed drawings at appropriate scales of not more than 1:20, showing the proposed walls, fenestration and materials, have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be carried out in strict accordance with the approved details.

REASON: As insufficient detail has been provided, given changes in materials and appearance since the previous planning permission and to enable the Local Planning Authority to control the development in detail in the interests of amenity by endeavouring to achieve a building of visual quality in accordance with Policy CH3 of the Crawley Borough Local Plan 2015-2030.

6     The building hereby approved shall be constructed in strict accordance with the land levels, finished floor levels and overall building height specified on the approved drawings and in other documents submitted with the application unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: To enable the Local Planning Authority to control the development in detail in the interests of amenity, aircraft safety and the operations of NATS En-route PLC in accordance with Policies CH3 and IN1 of the Crawley Borough Local Plan 2015-2030.

8      No construction work shall be carried out above 10m AGL unless and until the approved Radar Mitigation Scheme has been implemented and the development shall thereafter be operated fully in accordance with such approved Scheme.

        REASON: In the interests of aircraft safety and the operations of NATS En-route PLC in accordance with Policy IN1 of the Crawley Borough Local Plan 2015-2030.

23.   Before any above ground works are carried out, a scheme shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the LocalPlanningAuthority to protect the dwellings hereby approved against noise from Northgate Avenue.

1.  For the purposes of this condition the scheme shall include:

(i)     Identifying the level of noise exposure for each dwelling and the means by which the noise level within any (unoccupied) domestic living room or bedroom, with windows open, shall be no more than 35 dB LAeq,16hr (between 0700 and 2300) and no more than 30dB LAeq,8hr (between 2300 and 0700); and

(ii)    the means by which the noise level within any (unoccupied) domestic bedroom, with windows open, shall not normally exceed 45dB LAFMax between 2300 and 0700.

    The standards in (i) and/or (ii) must be achieved with  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Planning Application CR/2018/0348/FUL - 28 Kingscote Hill, Gossops Green, Crawley pdf icon PDF 229 KB

To consider report PES/282 (d) of the Head of Economic and Environmental Services.

 

RECOMMENDATION to PERMIT

 

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered report PES/282 (d) of the Head of Economic and Environmental Services which proposed as follows:

 

Erection of first floor side extension.

 

Councillors Irvine, Jaggard, Stone and Tarrant declared they had visited the site.

 

The Group Manager (Development Management) provided a verbal summation of the application.  In so doing she advised the Committee that one further representation had been received since the publication of the report, which raised no additional objections to those outlined in that report.

 

The Committee then considered the application.  A Member referred to a rooflight that was shown as part of the application and in this connection commented that there was no roof plan for this property or an indication that the rooflight was simply to allow additional light into the roof area or serve an additional room.   Another Member questioned the 60° angle measured from the nearest edge of the neighbour’s first and ground floor windows which appeared to show the proposed extension encroaching into this area. 

 

In response, and following a discussion on these matters, the Group Manager indicated that she would seek further clarification on the issues raised, and suggested that the application be deferred for further consideration at the Committee’s next meeting.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be deferred for further consideration at the Committee’s next meeting on 30 July 2018.

 

 

8.

Section 106 Monies - Quarter 4 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To consider report PES/295 of the Head of Economic and Environmental Services.

Minutes:

The Committee considered report PES/295 of the Head of Economic and Environmental Services.

 

The report summarised all the Section 106 (S106) monies received, spent and committed to project schemes in Quarter 4 of the financial year 2017/18. 

 

RESOLVED

 

That the update on S106 monies received, spent and committed in Quarter 4 of the financial year 2017/18 be noted.

 

9.

Supplemental Agenda

Any urgent item(s) complying with Section 100(B) of the Local Government Act 1972.