Agenda and minutes

South Eastern Area Planning Committee - Wednesday 12th January 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


An apology for absence was received from Councillor M G Bassenger.


Minutes of the last meeting pdf icon PDF 199 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 8 December 2021, (copy enclosed).


RESOLVED by assent that the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 8 December 2021 be approved and confirmed.



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 A S Fluker declared a non-pecuniary interest as he was acquainted with both the agent and the applicant.


Councillor R G Boyce declared a non-pecuniary interest as lived on Hall Road.


Councillor A L Hull declared a non-pecuniary interest as she was acquainted with the applicant.





21/01103/FUL - Hall Meadows, Hall Road, Asheldham, Southminster, Essex, CM0 7JF pdf icon PDF 488 KB

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



Application Number



Hall Meadows, Hall Road, Asheldham, Essex, CM0 7JF


Retention of the existing temporary rural workers dwelling for a further period of 3 years.


Mr and Mrs David and Linzie Henson


Mr Anthony Cussen - Cussen Construction Consultants

Target Decision Date


Case Officer

Anna Tastsoglou



Reason for Referral to the Committee / Council

Departure from the Local Development Plan 2014 – 2029

Member Call In

Councillor A S Fluker has called in the application for the following policy reasons: LDP policy D1 (Design Quality and the Built Environment)


Following the Officer’s presentation, Mr Cussen, the agent, addressed the Committee. The Chairman then opened the debate.


Councillor Fluker having called in the application opened the discussion. He said that there had been no objections from local residents, the parish council supported the application and he felt that the Officer’s recommendation was correct. He proposed that the application be approved in accordance with the Office’s recommendation. This was duly seconded by Councillor Dewick.


It was noted that in this instance, given the extenuating circumstances, it was appropriate to allow a second temporary extension.


There being no further discussion the Chairman put Councillor Fluker’s proposal to approve the application to the Committee and it was agreed by assent.


RESOLVED that the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:


1                 The mobile home hereby permitted shall be removed and the land restored to its former condition in accordance with a scheme of work to be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority on or before 12th January 2025 unless before that date a formal planning application for the retention of the building has been approved by the local planning authority.

2                 The development shall be retained in accordance with the approved drawings 1211/01 – Location Plan and 1211/02 – Site Plan.

3                 There shall be no means of external lighting anywhere on the site edged in red on the plans hereby approved or on any other land owned by the applicant that could be used to illuminate the stables or menage.

4                 There shall be no burning of stable wastes anywhere on the site edged in red on the plans hereby approved or on any other land under the control of the applicant and waste shall be managed in accordance with the details of the scheme of waste management approved as part of application 20/05135/DET. The development shall be used in accordance with the approved details in perpetuity.

5                 The occupation of the temporary mobile home shall be limited to a person solely or mainly working, or last working, in the locality in agriculture or in forestry, or a widow or widower or surviving civil partner of such a person, and to any resident dependants.

6                 The mobile home shall make provision for car parking within the site in accordance with the Council's adopted car parking standards and be retained as such for the permitted duration of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 439.