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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.


RESOLVED:  To note that there were no Reserve Members in attendance at this meeting.


Appointment of Vice-Chairman

To appoint a Vice-Chairman for the Municipal Year 2014/15.


RESOLVED:  To appoint Councillor Anne Whitehead as Vice-Chairman of the Planning Committee for the 2014/2015 Municipal Year.


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.


RESOLVED:  That, in accordance with Committee Procedure Rule 4.1, the following Councillor, who was not a Member of the Committee, be allowed to speak on the agenda item indicated:




Planning Application

Simon Brown

1/01 Kodak, Headstone Drive, Wealdstone



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.


RESOLVED:  To note that the following interests were declared:


Agenda Item 11 – Planning Application 1/02 – Cannon Lane First and Junior School, Cannonbury Avenue, Pinner

Councillor June Baxter declared a pecuniary disclosable interest in that she was a resident of Chestnut Drive.  She would leave the room whilst the matter was considered and voted upon.


Agenda Item 11 – Planning Application 2/03 – Whitchurch First and Middle School, Wemborough Road, Stanmore

Councillors June Baxter, Stephen Greek and Norman Stevenson declared a non-pecuniary interest in that a Conservative Councillor lived in the vicinity of the application site.  They would remain in the room whilst the matter was considered and voted upon.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 136 KB

That the minutes of the meeting held on 9 April 2014 and the Special meetings held on 16 April and 30 April 2014 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

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RESOLVED:  That the minutes of the meeting held on 9 April 2014 and the Special meetings held on 16 April and 30 April 2014 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.


Public Questions, Petitions and Deputations

To receive any public questions received in accordance with Committee Procedure Rule 17 (Part 4B of the Constitution). (Questions relating to individual planning applications will not be permitted.)


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 June 2014.  Questions should be sent to  

No person may submit more than one question].


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


References from Council and other Committees/Panels

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


RESOLVED:  To note that there were none.


Representations on Planning Applications

To confirm whether representations are to be received, under Committee Procedure Rule 18 (Part 4B of the Constitution), from objectors and applicants regarding planning applications on the agenda.


RESOLVED:  That in accordance with the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 30 (Part 4B of the Constitution), representations be received in respect of item 1/02 on the list of planning applications.



Planning Applications Received pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Report of the Divisional Director, Planning - circulated separately. A copy has been left in the Party Offices and Members’ library. Copies will be circulated to Members of the Planning Committee once appointed by Annual Council.


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.

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In accordance with the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985, the Addendum and two further Addendums were admitted late to the agenda as they contained information relating to various items on the agenda and were based on information received after the despatch of the agenda.  They were 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 Divisional Director of Planning to issue the decision notices in respect of the applications considered.




Reference:  P/0873/14 (LS Harrow Properties Ltd). Minor Material Amendment to the Outline Planning Permission P/3405/11 for the Comprehensive, Phased, Mixed Use Development of Land at Harrow View and Headstone Drive. Relocate the Primary School (up to 3,630sqm) from Development Zone P to Development Zone A (in Phase 1) and to Relocate the Leisure Use (up to 1,155 sqm) and Community Centre (up to 1,562 sqm) from Development Zone A to Development Zone P (in Phase 2). Interim Energy Centre to be Located within Zone A to Supply Phase 1.


In response to questions, the Committee was informed that:


·                     in regard to the proposal to relocate the proposed primary school in the vicinity of the Waverley Industrial Estate, the use of that Estate was materially different to the industrial operations at Kodak;


·                     as the scheme progressed from outline planning permission, full consultation would take place at each phase of the scheme including consultation on the relevant travel plan.  An agreed framework travel plan had been submitted at the outline stage on an area wide basis encompassing the whole site.  There would be the opportunity to trigger TFL accreditation on gold, silver or bronze levels for the travel plan.


DECISION:  GRANTED permission for the minor material amendment described in the application and submitted plans, subject to conditions and informatives reported and subject to minor modifications to the Section 106 agreement, as amended by the addendum.


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




Reference:  P/1217/14 (Harrow Council). Construction of a Two Storey Extension attached to North and East Elevations of Existing Building and Single Storey Infill Extension to the West Elevation; Provision of a Kitchen Extract Duct on Flat Roof of Building to the West;  Reconfiguration of Existing Car Park Layout; New Car Park adjacent to Chestnut Drive Entrance with Four Lamp Posts;  Hard and Soft Landscaping Including the Provision of Bollard Lighting; Boundary Treatment; External Alterations; Part Demolition of Existing Ground Floor and Removal of Temporary Mobile; (in Association with the Expansion of the School from a 3 Form Entry Primary School to a 4 Form Entry Primary School).


In response to questions, the Committee was informed that:


·                     the additional staff car parking area had been proposed in conjunction with the current provision to alleviate on-street congestion.  Although it would be a  ...  view the full minutes text for item 9.


Proposed Article 4 Direction - The Lodge, Canons Park, Donnefield Avenue within Canons Park Conservation Area and The Grade ll Listed Registered Park and Garden pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Report of the Interim Director of Planning.

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RESOLVED:  That an Article 4(1) Direction of the Town and Country Planning Act (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 covering The Lodge, Canons Park, Donnefield Avenue in the Canons Park Conservation Area be introduced to remove permitted development rights where the permitted development would front a highway and open space.


Member Site Visits

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


RESOLVED:  To note that there were no site visits to be arranged arising from the meeting.