Agenda and minutes

South Eastern Area Planning Committee - Wednesday 9th March 2022 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Maldon District Council Offices, Princes Road, Maldon. View directions

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No. Item


Chairman's notices


The Chairman welcomed everyone present and went through some general housekeeping arrangements for the meeting.




Apologies for Absence


There were none.


Minutes of the last meeting pdf icon PDF 122 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 12 January 2022, (copy enclosed).


RESOLVED by assent that the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 12 January 2022 be approved and confirmed.


Councillor Dewick, referring to minutes from a previous meeting on 8 December 2021, queried the status of an item deferred at that meeting, namely, 21/00745/VAR – Land Rear of Red Lyons Farm, Burnham Road, Latchingdon, Essex. It was agreed that an update on this application be circulated to all members.



Disclosure of Interest

To disclose the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, other Pecuniary Interests or Non-Pecuniary Interests relating to items of business on the agenda having regard to paragraphs 6-8 inclusive of the Code of Conduct for Members.


(Members are reminded that they are also required to disclose any such interests as soon as they become aware should the need arise throughout the meeting).



Councillor W Stamp CC declared a non-pecuniary interest as a Member of Essex County Council, a statutory consultee on all planning related matters.


Councillor M G Bassenger declared a non-pecuniary interest as the architect for Agenda Item 5 had built his house.


Councillor N W Skeens declared a non-pecuniary interest as he knew the architect.


22/00035/FUL - Temperance House, 22 High Street, Burnham-On-Crouch, CM0 8AA pdf icon PDF 360 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Service Delivery (copy enclosed, Members’ Update to be circulated)*.



Application Number



Temperance House, 22 High Street, Burnham-on-Crouch, CM0 8AA


Addition of rooftop belvedere serving existing 2nd floor apartment


Mr & Mrs J Thornton


Mr Michael Lewis – Bailey Lewis

Target Decision Date

10 March 2022

Case Officer

Hayley Sadler



Reason for Referral to the Committee / Council

Member Call In

Councillor V J Bell has called in the application for the following policy reasons: LDP policy D1 (Design Quality and Built Environment) and D3 (Conservation and Heritage Assets)


Following the Officer’s presentation, the Chairman opened the debate.


A brief discussion took place where the benefits of the scheme was extolled in that it would contribute to the street scene in Burnham-on-Crouch. It was further noted that the Conservation Officer had no objections to the proposal.


Councillor Fluker proposed that the application be approved contrary to the Officer’s recommendation, and subject to the usual conditions, having particular regard to materials used on the fenestrations.  This was seconded by Councillor Helm.


The Chairman put the proposal to approve the application to the Committee and it was agreed by assent with standard conditions delegated to Officers in consultation with the Chairman.


RESOLVED that the application be APPROVED subject to standard conditions.                                                              


Any other items of business that the Chairman of the Committee decides are urgent


The Chairman proposed that the Committee recommend to Council to agree that all future meetings of the South Eastern Area Planning Committee be held at Burnham-on-Crouch Town Council Offices. This was seconded and agreed by assent.


In response to a query regarding the streaming setup at Burnham-on-Crouch Town Council Offices the Chairman provided confirmation.


RECOMMENDED that Council agree all future meetings of the South Eastern Area Planning Committee be held at Burnham-on-Crouch Town Council Offices.