Decision details

220291/FUL - 2 Howard Street

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Conversion of a single dwelling (Class C3) to a Sui-Generis House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) for 9 persons, and conversion of the existing garage to a cycle and garden store, plus erection of two dormer windows, bin storage and associated enabling internal works and minor external works (re-submission of 211420/FUL) 

Further to Minute 3 of the meeting held on 12 January 2022, the Executive Director for Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services submitted a report on the above application.  An update report was tabled at the meeting which clarified how the threshold calculation for HMOs had been interpreted. 

The original report and update report for application 211420/FUL from 12 January 2022 were appended to the report.

Comments were received and considered.

Resolved –   

(1)      That planning permission for application 220291/FUL be granted, subject to the conditions and informatives as recommended in the original report;

(2)      That a separate report on HMO Policies and guidance be submitted to a future meeting of the Committee to allow further consideration of the counting of HMOs and how to assess and deal with HMO proliferation.

Publication date: 23/06/2022

Date of decision: 01/06/2022

Decided at meeting: 01/06/2022 - Planning Applications Committee

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