Agenda and minutes

Venue: Virtual meeting

Contact: Email: Hendon@barnet.gov.uk 

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Items
No. Item

1.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 357 KB

    Minutes:

    Resolved: that the minutes of the meeting held on 18 February 2020, be agreed as a correct record. 

2.

ABSENCE OF MEMBERS (IF ANY)

    Minutes:

    None.

3.

DECLARATION OF MEMBERS' DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS AND NON PECUNIARY INTERESTS (IF ANY)

    Minutes:

    Councillor Helene Richman stated that in relation to item 7, 38-40 Sydney Grove NW4 2EH that she did not have a Pecuniary or Non Pecuniary interest, however she noted that the development was located on the same road that she lived on.  Councillor Richman noted that although residents had made contact with her the proximity of the application did not affected her.   Councillor Richman therefore took part in the consideration and voting process. 

4.

Report of the Monitoring Officer (If any)

    Minutes:

    None.

5.

Addendum (if applicable) pdf icon PDF 603 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman noted that the addendum to the Officer’s report had been circulated to Members and published to the Council’s website.

6.

10 Hillside Gardens HA8 8HE - 201340HSE pdf icon PDF 370 KB

    Minutes:

    The Committee received the report and the addendum to the report.

     

    The Committee heard verbal representations from the applicants representative MrsNina Anders.   Members of the Committee had the opportunity to ask questions and consider the report.

     

    The Chairman moved to VOTE on the Officer’s recommendations to refuse the application: 

     

    The Hendon Area Planning Committee agreed to not support the Officer’s recommendation to approve the application.

    The vote recorded was:

     

    To not agree to refuse the application – 6

    To refuse the application – 1

     

    Councillor Elliot Simberg moved to propose to overturn the Officer’s recommendation and agree the application and provided the following reasons:

     

    That the proposal was not inappropriate and was commensurate with other examples of roof extensions in Hillside Gardens

     

    This was seconded by Councillor Nizza Fluss. The Chairman then requested that this be voted on.  

     

    Resolved:

     

    That the Hendon Area Planning Committee agreed:

    ·       to overturn the Officer’s recommendation and refuse the application for the reasons listed above.  

    ·       to delegate authority to the Service Director to apply conditions

     

    The vote to overturn the Officer’s recommendation to refuse and approve the application was:

     

    For – 6

    Against – 0

    Abstained – 1 

     

7.

38-40 Sydney Grove NW4 2EH - 20/0375/FUL pdf icon PDF 445 KB

    Minutes:

    The Committee received the report and the addendum to the report.

     

    The Committee heard verbal representations from Ms Sue Rothstein and Mr Ivan Tan who spoke in objection to the item and a response form the applicants agent, Mr Billy Pattision. Members of the Committee had the opportunity to ask questions of the speakers.

     

    Having considered the report, the Chairman moved to VOTE on the Officer’s recommendations:

     

    That the Hendon Area Planning Committee voted against the Officers recommendation to approve the application:

     

    The vote recorded was:

     

    For – 0

    Against –6

    Abstained – 1 

     

    The Chairman then moved to overturn the Officer’s recommendations and therefore refuse the application.   Councillor Nizza Fluss proposed to refuse the application for the following reasons:

     

    • The intensification of occupation was not appropriate to the character of the street
    • The access to amenity space was not appropriate, in particular for occupiers of the family unit at second floor level
    • That the scale of the building as a purpose-built flat block (as opposed to a conversion) and its more ‘commercial’ appearance was not appropriate to the street scene
    • That the terrace at second floor level would result in a loss of privacy to neighbouring occupiers
    • That the proposal would fail to provide adequate parking and sufficient capacity was not available on-street to accommodate the displaced demand

     

    This was seconded by Councillor Helena Richman.   The Chairman then requested that this be voted on.  

     

    Resolved:

     

    That the Hendon Area Planning Committee agreed to overturn the Officer’s recommendation and refuse the application for the reasons listed above.

     

    The vote recorded to agree refusal was:

    For – 6

    Against – 0

    Abstained – 1 

     

8.

4 Brent Green NW4 2HA- 20/0491/FUL pdf icon PDF 662 KB

    Minutes:

    The Committee received the report and the addendum to the report.

     

    The Committee heard a verbal representations from the applicants representative Mrs Emily Benedek.   Members of the Committee had the opportunity to ask Having considered the report, the Chairman moved to VOTE on the Officer’s recommendations in respect to both applications.

     

    Resolved:

    That the Hendon Area Planning Committee unanimously approved the applications in accordance with Officer’s report(s) and the addendum to the report(s).

     

9.

4 Chronicle Avenue NW9 4AY - 20/0567/FUL pdf icon PDF 503 KB

    Minutes:

    The Committee received the report and the addendum to the report.

     

    The Committee heard verbal representations from Mr Samir Mehdi and Mrs Nada Saf who spoke in objection to the item and a response form the applicants agent, Mr Robert Wilson.  Members of the Committee had the opportunity to ask questions of speakers.

     

    Prior to the voting process Councillor Sargeant moved to amend the terms of the condition relating to opening times to 8am – 8pm.  This was seconded by Councillor Ammar Naqvi .

     

    Having considered the report, the Chairman moved to VOTE on the Officer’s recommendations with the additional condition (as highlighted below):

     

    Resolved:

     

    That the Hendon Area Planning Committee unanimously approved the applications in accordance with Officer’s report and the addendum to the report with the following amendment to the proposed opening hours condition:

     

    The commercial units hereby permitted (Use Class D1) shall not be open to customers before 08.00 hours or after 20.00 hours from Monday to Saturday or before 10.00 hours or after 20.00 hours on Sundays or Bank Holidays

     

    Reason: To safeguard the amenities of occupiers of adjoining residential properties, in accordance with policy DM01 of the Barnet Local Plan.

     

    The vote recorded to agree refusal was:

    For – 7

    Against – 0

    Abstained – 0 

     

     

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10.

Any Item(s) the Chairman decides are urgent

    Minutes:

    None.