Council services by letter

Agenda and minutes

||

Venue: Council Chamber, Harrow Civic Centre

Contact: Manize Talukdar, Democratic and Electoral Services Officer  Tel: 020 8424 1323 E-mail:  manize.talukdar@harrow.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

175.

Attendance by Reserve Members

To note the attendance at this meeting of any duly appointed Reserve Members.

 

Reserve Members may attend meetings:-

 

(i)                 to take the place of an ordinary Member for whom they are a reserve;

(ii)               where the ordinary Member will be absent for the whole of the meeting; and

(iii)             the meeting notes at the start of the meeting at the item ‘Reserves’ that the Reserve Member is or will be attending as a reserve;

(iv)              if a Reserve Member whose intention to attend has been noted arrives after the commencement of the meeting, then that Reserve Member can only act as a Member from the start of the next item of business on the agenda after his/her arrival.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note the attendance at this meeting of the following duly appointed Reserve Members:-

 

Ordinary Member

 

Reserve Member

 

Councillor Graham Henson

Councillor Barry Kendler

Councillor Anne Whitehead

Councillor Ghazanfar Ali

Councillor Stephen Greek

Councillor Norman Stevenson

           

176.

Right of Members to Speak

To agree requests to speak from Councillors who are not Members of the Committee, in accordance with Committee Procedure 4.1.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That, in accordance with Committee Procedure Rule 4.1, the following Councillors, who were not Members of the Committee, be allowed to speak on the agenda item indicated:

 

Councillor

 

Planning Application

Councillor Marilyn Ashton

2/05, 2/07 & 2/09

 

177.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary or non pecuniary interests, arising from business to be transacted at this meeting, from:

 

(a)               all Members of the Committee;

(b)               all other Members present.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note that the following interests were declared:

 

Agenda Item  10 – Planning Applications Received

 

Councillor June Baxter declared an interest in that in that the applicant was a Member of the Conservative Group.  She would leave the room whilst the matter was considered and voted upon.

 

CouncillorPritesh Patel declared an interest in that in that the applicant was a Member of the Conservative Group.  He would leave the room whilst the matter was considered and voted upon.

 

Councillor Norman Stevenson declared an interest in that in that the applicant was a Member of the Conservative Group.  He would leave the room whilst the matter was considered and voted upon.

 

Councillor Marilyn Ashton declared a non-pecuniary interest in that in that the applicant was a Member of the Conservative Group.  She would remain in the room whilst the matter was considered and voted upon.

178.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 71 KB

That the minutes of the meeting held on 21 October 2015 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the minutes of the meeting held on 21 October 2015 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

179.

Public Questions

To receive any public questions received in accordance with Committee Procedure Rule 17 (Part 4B of the Constitution).

 

Questions will be asked in the order notice of them was received and there be a time limit of 15 minutes.

 

[The deadline for receipt of public questions is 3.00 pm, Friday 13 November 2015  Questions should be sent to publicquestions@harrow.gov.uk  

No person may submit more than one question].

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note that no public questions were put, or petitions or deputations received.

180.

Petitions

To receive petitions (if any) submitted by members of the public/Councillors under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 15 (Part 4B of the Constitution).

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note the receipt of the following petition, which was referred to the Divisional Director, Commissioning Services for consideration:

 

Petition presented by a resident of Vaughan Road, Harrow, containing 31 signatures, with the following terms of reference:

 

‘We, the residents of Vaughan Road, Harrow object to the establishment of a Mother and Baby Centre at 60 Vaughan Road for 14-18 year old new mothers and are signing this petition to reduce the length of the review period from three years to one year from the date of commencement.”

181.

Representations on Planning Applications

To confirm whether representations are to be received, under Committee Procedure Rule 29 (Part 4B of the Constitution), from objectors and applicants regarding planning applications on the agenda.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That in accordance with the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 30 (Part 4B of the Constitution), representations be received in respect of items 2/05, 2/07 & 2/09  on the list of planning applications.

RESOLVED ITEMS

182.

Planning Applications Received pdf icon PDF 20 KB

Report of the Divisional Director, Planning - circulated separately.

 

Members are reminded that, in accordance with the Planning Protocol, where Councillors disagree with the advice of the Divisional Director, Planning, it will be the Members' responsibility to clearly set out the reasons for refusal where the Officer recommendation is for grant.  The planning reasons for rejecting the Officer's advice must be clearly stated, whatever the recommendation and recorded in the minutes.  The Officer must be given the opportunity to explain the implications of the contrary decision.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

In accordance with the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985, the Addendum was admitted late to the agenda as it contained information relating to various items on the agenda and was based on information received after the despatch of the agenda.  It was admitted to the agenda in order to enable Members to consider all information relevant to the items before them for decision.

 

RESOLVED:  That authority be given to the Head of Planning to issue the decision notices in respect of the applications considered.

 

 

2/01 - Garages Adjacent to 1 Atherton Place, Harrow

 

Reference: P/4015/15 (Harrow council)

 

Description: Construction Of Three Two Storey Terraced Houses; Refuse Storage; Associated Landscaping And Parking

 

Following questions and comments from Members, an officer advised that the entire site was already hard surfaced.  Condition 8 would require the site to be either constructed from porous materials or ensure drainage for run-off water.

 

DECISION:  GRANTED permissions for the development described in the application and submitted plans, subject to conditions, as amended by the addendum.

 

The Committee wished it to be recorded that the decision to grant the application was unanimous.

 

 

2/02 - 171 Marsh Road, Pinner  

 

This application was withdrawn from the agenda.

 

 

2/03 - 15 Ainsdale Crescent, Pinner

 

Reference:  P/4708/15 (CHIRAG PATEL)

 

Description: Certificate Of Lawful Development (Proposed): Alterations To Roof To Form End Gable With Rear Dormer To Create Habitable Roof space; Two Roof lights In Front Roof slope

 

DECISION:  GRANTED a Certificate of Lawful Proposed Development described in the application and submitted plans, subject to conditions.

 

The Committee wished it to be recorded that the decision to grant the application was unanimous.

 

 

2/04 - UNIT 9, ST GEORGE'S SHOPPING CENTRE, ST ANN'S ROAD, HARROW

                                   

REFERENCE:  P/4442/15 (REDEFINE INTERNATIONAL PLC)

                                   

Description: Change Of Use From Retail (Class A1) To Combined Café/Retail (Use Class A3/A1)

 

Following questions and comments from Members, an officer advised that the application related to a proposed change of use for an empty retail unit in St George’s shopping centre to an ice cream parlour, which was appropriate.  The impact of the development on existing businesses was not a material planning consideration.

 

DECISION:  GRANTED planning permission for the development described in the application and submitted plans, subject to conditions.

 

REASON:  The applicant has demonstrated that the viability of the application site to contribute to the retail function of the town centre has diminished and will continue to diminish in the short to medium term.  The proposed change of use of Unit 9 within St. George’s Shopping Centre would secure a viable employment and wealth generating use in this location. In addition the change of use would provide a more appropriate mix of uses within the centre which would complement and support the retail function of the centre whilst having a positive impact upon the vibrancy of the town centre and contributing positively towards the late evening and night time economy.  For these reasons, the development would accord with the strategy objectives of the development plan, and a departure  ...  view the full minutes text for item 182.

183.

Member Site Visits

To arrange dates for Member site visits that have been agreed during the course of the meeting (if any).

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note that there were no site visits to be arranged.

184.

References from Council and other Committees/Panels

To receive references from Council and any other Committees or Panels (if any).

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note that there were none.