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


Ordinary Member


Reserve Member


Councillor Anjana Patel

Councillor Norman Stevenson

Councillor Ghazanfar Ali

Councillor Peymana Assad

Councillor Sachin Shah

Councillor Christine Robson



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 no Members, who were not members of the Committee, had indicated that they wished to speak at the meeting.


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 interest  was declared:


Agenda Item 12 (a) 2/01 12 Courtfield Crescent – P/1219/19


Councillor Thakker declared a pecuniary interest  in that he owned a property in the vicinity of the proposed development site.  He intended to leave the room whilst the matter was considered and voted upon but in the event the item was deferred pending a site visit.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 112 KB

That the minutes of the meeting held on 24 July 2019  be taken as read and signed as a correct record.


RESOLVED:  That the minutes of the meeting held on 24 July 2019 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.


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 in which they were received.  There will be a time limit of 15 minutes for the asking and answering of public questions.


[The deadline for receipt of public questions is 3.00 pm, Friday 30 August 2019.  Questions should be sent to  

No person may submit more than one question].



RESOLVED:  To note that no public questions were received.



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).


RESOLVED:  To note that a petition was received on behalf of Courtfield Crescent Residents objecting to the proposed HMO at 12 Courtfield Crescent – Application P/1219/19.



To receive deputations (if any) under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 16 (Part 4B) of the Constitution.


RESOLVED:  To note that no deputations were received at the meeting under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 16.


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.



Addendum pdf icon PDF 22 KB


RESOLVED:  To accept the Addendum.


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.


RESOLVED:  That in accordance with the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 30 (Part 4B of the Constitution), representations be received in respect of item 2/01 on  the list of planning applications.


[Note:  Planning application 2/01 was subsequently deferred, and so the representations were not received].



1/01 Tesco Stores Ltd, 404 Kenton Lane - P/2087/19 pdf icon PDF 2 MB




Second and third floors to create part 3/part 4 storey building including side extension comprising of 26 flats (7 X 1 bed and 19 X 2 bed) and ground floor commercial floorspace (Use Classes A1/A2/D2); two storey building with habitable roof at rear comprising of 3 flats (2 X 3 bed and 1 X 2 bed); parking; landscaping; bin stores.


Following a question the Planning Officer confirmed that details of the affordable housing to be provided were set out in the addendum.


The Committee resolved to approve the officer recommendations.


DECISION (Unanimous):  GRANT




planning permission subject to authority being delegated to the Interim Chief Planning Officer in consultation with the Director of Legal and Governance Services for the completion of the Section 106 legal agreement and other enabling legislation and issue of the planning permission and subject to minor amendments to the conditions (set out in Appendix 1 of this report) or the legal agreement.  The Section 106 Agreement Heads of Terms would cover the following matters:


·                     A carbon offset contribution (£43,588 / 726.46 tonnes) to be paid prior to commencement of the development.  The obligation should also require that upon completion of the development, the developer is to submit final Building Regulations Part L calculations (as-built) confirming the carbon emissions reductions achieved and the emissions that need to be offset.  This should be compared against the energy strategy and any requirement beyond that already offset (726.46 tonnes) addressed through an additional offset payment calculated at a rate of £60 / tonne to be offset, over 30 years (i.e. £1,800 per tonne).

·                     Affordable Housing to be provided as set out in the addendum.

·                     Planning permission monitoring fee of £500;


Legal Fees: Payment of Harrow Council’s reasonable costs in the preparation of the legal agreement.




That if, by 4th December 2019 or such extended period as may be agreed in writing by the Chief Planning Officer, the section 106 Planning Obligation is not completed, then delegate the decision to the Chief Planning Officer to REFUSE planning permission for the following reason.


1.            The proposed development, in the absence of a Legal Agreement to provide appropriate improvements, benefits and monitoring that directly relate to the development, would fail to adequately mitigate the impact of the development on the wider area and provide for necessary social, environmental and physical infrastructural improvements arising directly from the development, contrary to the National Planning Policy Framework (2019), policies 5.2 and 5.3 of The London Plan (2016), Core Strategy (2012) policy CS1 and policies DM1, DM13, DM14 and DM50 of the Harrow Development Management Polices Local Plan and the Supplementary Planning Document: Planning Obligations & Affordable Housing (2013).



2/01 12 Courtfield Crescent - P/1219/19 pdf icon PDF 1 MB




Conversion of dwelling to house of multiple occupancy (HMO) for up to 10 people (Use class Sui Generis); part conversion of garage to habitable room and bin store; new roof to garage; external alterations


A number of members indicated that consideration of this application would benefit from a site visit following which it was


RESOLVED:  That item be deferred to enable a site visit to be carried out.


Any Other Urgent Business

Which cannot otherwise be dealt with.


RESOLVED:  To note that there was no other urgent business.

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