Flat 14, Wilton House, Grosvenor Gardens, St. Leonards on Sea
Proposed third floor extension to existing second floor flat to form bedroom and terrace area.
Yes – Grosvenor Gardens
3 letters of objection received
The Planning Services Manager, Mrs Evans, presented this report for a third floor extension to existing second floor flat to form bedroom and terrace area.
The Planning Services Manager provided an update to the report:-
· The original application form for this proposal was updated. The name of the applicant remained unchanged and the later application form comes c/o Elevations Design Ltd.
Members were shown plans and photographs of the application site.
The Planning Services Manager confirmed that it is proposed to increase the floor space and bring it within the national minimum internal space standards. She stated that there were similar extensions along the terrace. The extension will provide a bedroom with en-suite shower-room / WC and a small roof terrace area. The materials will be contemporary. Public objections received referred to blocking the light into the bathroom of Flat 18, structural stability, and the fire escape route. This is dealt with under Building Regulations. The Conservation Officer made no objections.
Councillor Beaver proposed a motion to approve the application as set out in the resolution below. This was seconded by Councillor Roberts.
RESOLVED – (unanimously) that planning permission be granted subject to the following conditions:-
The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission;
The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:
17.863/02 Rev B
The terrace area hereby approved must at all times be kept clear of external obstruction or screening that would block or screen the existing rear window;
The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the extension hereby permitted shall be those shown on approved drawing number 17-863/02 Rev B:
Zinc sheet finish
Grey UPVC windows and doors
Galvanized metal handrail
With the exception of internal works the building works required to carry out the development allowed by this permission must only be carried out within the following times:-
08.00 - 18.00 Monday to Friday
08.00 - 13.00 on Saturdays
No working on Sundays or Public Holidays.
This condition is imposed in accordance with the provisions of Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990;
For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning;
In the interests of neighbour amenity;
In the interests of the visual amenity of the area; and
To safeguard the amenity of adjoining residents.
Notes to the Applicant
Failure to comply with any condition imposed on this permission may result in enforcement action without further warning;
Statement of positive engagement: In dealing with this application Hastings Borough Council has actively sought to work with the applicant in a positive and proactive manner, in accordance with paragraphs 186 and 187 of the National Planning Policy Framework; and
The proposal is for extension and alteration to residential dwelling(s) to which the Building Regulations 1991 apply. The grant of this planning permission does not affect or reduce any need for building regulation necessary before the development takes place.
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