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No. Item




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 Member:-


Ordinary Member


Reserve Member


Councillor Keith Ferry

Councillor David Gawn



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:  To note that there were no requests to speak from Members who were not Members of the Committee.


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.


RESOLVED:  To note the following declaration of interest made by a Member present relating to business to be transacted at this meeting:


(i)                   Planning application 2/11 – 20 Fallowfield, Stanmore, HA7 3DF

Councillor Marilyn Ashton declared a prejudicial interest in the above item in that she had previously declared a prejudicial interest in a neighbouring property.  Accordingly, she would leave the room and take no part in the discussion or decision-making on the item.


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(b)  to receive the addendum sheets and to note any applications which are recommended for deferral or have been withdrawn from the agenda by the applicant.



RESOLVED:  That (1) in accordance with the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985, the following 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



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.


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


Minutes pdf icon PDF 47 KB

That the minutes of the meeting held on 27 February 2008 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.



RESOLVED:  That the minutes of the meeting held on 27 February 2008 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.


Public Questions, Petitions and Deputations

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


RESOLVED:  To note that no public questions were put, or petitions or deputations received at this meeting under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rules 19, 16 and 17 respectively.


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 no references from Council or other Committees.


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 18 (Part 4B of the Constitution), representations were received in respect of item 2/01 on the list of planning applications.


Planning Applications Received pdf icon PDF 24 KB

Report of the Head of Planning - circulated separately.

Additional documents:


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.


Enforcement Notices Awaiting Compliance pdf icon PDF 17 KB

Report of the Head of Planning – for information.

Additional documents:


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


RESOLVED:  That the report be noted.


Consultation on the Proposed Local Validation Requirements for Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 203 KB

Report of the Director – Planning, Development and Enterprise.


The Committee considered a report on the new arrangements for validating planning applications in connection with the use of the new national electronic standard planning application form (1APP), which was being introduced with effect from 6 April 2008.


RESOLVED:  That (1) the requirements of the Environment Agency, English Heritage and Thames Water be incorporated into Harrow's local validation list of requirements for planning applications;


(2)  the validation requirements, with incorporated consultation responses, be adopted as Harrow Council's final published list of the 'Local Validation Requirements for Planning Applications' for use alongside 1APP with effect from 6 April 2008;


(3)  the adopted local list be published, including on the Council's website.


Member Site Visits

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


RESOLVED:  That Member visits to the following sites takes place on Friday 2 May 2008 from 6.30 pm:


2/05 – Stella Maris, 39 Oakhill Avenue, Pinner, HA5 3DL.

2/06 – 32 Oakhill Avenue, Pinner, HA5 3DN.

DMC Schedule 2.04.08 pdf icon PDF 27 KB