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Contact: Kate Boulter, Senior Democratic Services Officer  Tel: 020 8424 1269 E-mail:  kate.boulter@harrow.gov.uk

Items
Note No. Item

PART I - RECOMMENDATIONS - NIL

PART II - MINUTES

140.

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 Member:-

 

Ordinary Member

 

Reserve Member

 

Councillor Mrinal Choudhury

Councillor David Gawn

141.

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 items indicated:

 

Councillor

 

Agenda item

Councillor Mrs Kinnear

 

Planning application 2/06

Councillor Navin Shah

Planning application 2/08

 

[Note: Subsequently, planning application 2/06 was deferred, and so Councillor Mrs Kinnear did not speak].

142.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of personal or prejudicial interests, arising from business to be transacted at this meeting, from:

 

(a)               all Members of the Committee, Sub Committee, Panel or Forum;

(b)               all other Members present in any part of the room or chamber.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note the following declarations of interest made by Members present relating to business to be transacted at this meeting:

 

(i)                   Planning application 2/05 – 169 Malvern Avenue, Harrow

Councillor Joyce Nickolay declared a prejudicial interest in the above item arising from the fact that she lived opposite.  Accordingly, she would leave the room and take no part in the discussion or decision-making on the item.

 

(ii)                 Planning application 2/12 – 6 Gerard Road, Harrow

Councillor Narinder Mudhar declared a personal interest in the above item arising from the fact that he lived on the same road but not close to the site.  Accordingly, he would remain in the room and take part in the discussion and decision-making on the item.

 

(iii)                Planning application 2/15 – Elmgrove First School, Kenmore Avenue, Kenton

Councillor Marilyn Ashton declared a personal interest in the above item arising from the fact that she had been a governor of the school for 13 years and had been Chair of the governors.  She was no longer a governor.  Accordingly, she would remain in the room and take part in the discussion and decision-making on the item.

143.

Arrangement of Agenda

(a)  To consider whether any item included on the agenda should be considered with the press and public excluded because it contains confidential information as defined in the Local Government Act 1972;

 

(b)  to receive the addendum sheets and to note any applications which are recommended for deferral or have been withdrawn from the agenda by the applicant.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That (1) in accordance with the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985, the following agenda item be admitted late to the agenda by virtue of the special circumstances and grounds for urgency detailed below:-

 

Agenda item

 

Special Circumstances / Grounds for Urgency

 

Addendum

This contained information relating to various items on the agenda and was based on information received after the agenda’s dispatch.  It was admitted to the agenda in order to enable Members to consider all information relevant to the items before them for decision

 

11.    Planning Applications Received: Item 1/01 – Carter House, Parr Road, Stanmore

This item was deferred, to allow for expiration of the consultation period and consideration of replies, by the Strategic Planning Committee meeting on 10 October 2007, which was after the agenda had been printed and circulated.  Members of the SPC indicated that they wished to consider the application at the next planning meeting.

 

15.    Enforcement Notices Awaiting Compliance

This report was late due to low staff resources.  The Chairman requested that it be submitted to this meeting for consideration as a matter of urgency.

 

(2)  all items be considered with the press and public present.

Enc.

144.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 58 KB

That the minutes of the meeting held on 6 September 2007, be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the minutes of the meeting held on 6 September 2007 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

145.

Public Questions

To receive questions (if any) from local residents/organisations under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 19 (Part 4B of the Constitution).

Minutes:

RESOLVED: To note that no public questions were put under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 19 (Part 4B of the Constitution).

146.

Petitions

To receive petitions (if any) submitted by members of the public/Councillors.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note receipt of the following petition, which was referred to the Head of Planning for consideration:

 

(i)                   Petitions regarding proposed residential development in the garden of Woodpeckers, Moss Lane, Pinner

The above petition, containing 281 signatures, was presented by Councillor Paul Osborn.

147.

Deputations

To receive deputations (if any) under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 17 (Part 4B) of the Constitution.

Minutes:

RESOLVED: To note that no deputations were received under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 17 (Part 4B of the Constitution).

148.

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 no references from Council or other committees.

149.

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.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That, in accordance with the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 18 (part 4B of the Constitution), representations be received in respect of items 1/01, 2/06, 2/08, 2/12 and 2/13 on the list of planning applications.

 

[Notes:  (1)  Subsequently, planning applications 1/01, 208 and 2/12 were deferred, and so the representations were not received;

 

(2)  during the discussion on the above item, it was moved and seconded that representations be received after the officer had presented the associated report.  Having been put to a vote, this was lost].

150.

Planning Applications Received pdf icon PDF 22 KB

Report of the Head of Planning - circulated separately.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That authority be given to the Head of Planning to issue the decision notices in respect of the applications considered, as set out in the schedule attached to these minutes.

Enc.

151.

Grove End, Grove Hill, Middlesex, HA1 3HE pdf icon PDF 658 KB

Report of the Group Manager (Planning and Development).

Minutes:

The Committee received a report of the Group Manager, Planning and Development in this regard.

 

RESOLVED:  That, having regard to the provision of the Unitary Development Plan and all other material planning considerations (in accordance with Section 172 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended)), the Director of Legal Services be authorised to:

 

(a)                 take all necessary steps for the preparation, issue and service of an Enforcement Notice requiring:

 

(i)                  the demolition of the outbuilding;

 

(ii)                 the removal of all resultant debris and reinstatement of the land to its former condition;

 

(b)                 the period for compliance with the steps in (a) (i) and (ii) above would be three months from the date the notice takes effect;

 

(c)                 in the event of non-compliance with the above enforcement notice, to:

 

(i)                  institute legal proceedings, should it be considered in the public interest to do so, pursuant to Section 179 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990;

 

(ii)               carry out works in default, should it be considered in the public interest and also financially viable to do so, under the provisions of Section 178 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

152.

Member Site Visits

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

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That Member visits to the following sites take place on Saturday 3 November 2007 from 10.00 am:

 

2/12 – 6 Gerard Road

2/13 – 35 West Drive

Enc.

153.

Enforcement Notices Awaiting Compliance pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Report of the Head of Planning – for information.

Minutes:

The Committee received a report of the Head of Planning which listed enforcement notices awaiting compliance.

 

RESOLVED:  That the report be noted.

DMC - 17 October 2007 - schedule pdf icon PDF 29 KB