PROPOSAL: conversion of dwelling into three flats (1 x 2 bed and 2 x 1 bed); single storey front extension incorporating front porch; single and two storey side to rear extension; single storey rear extension; rear dormer; separate amenity space; parking; bin and cycle stores.
Councillor Marilyn Ashton proposed refusal for the following reason:
1) the is insufficient parking provided for three units given the low PTAL score of 2, the existing and challenging parking situation in the locality and the fact that the only parking space is accessed from the road to the side of the property, to the detriment of the residential amenity of the future occupiers and within the locality, contrary to policy CS1 Harrow Core Strategy (2012), DM1, DM42 Harrow Development Management Policies (2013).
The proposal was seconded by Councillor Anjana Patel, put to the vote and lost.
The Committee voted and resolved to accept officer recommendation.
The Planning Committee was asked to:
1) to agree the reasons for approval as set out in the report; and
2) grant planning permission subject to subject to the Conditions listed in Appendix 1 of the report.
The Committee wished it to be recorded that the decision to grant the application was by majority of votes.
Councillors Brown, Maru, Parekh and Shah voted to grant the application.
Councillors Ashton, Baxter and Patel voted against the application.