Agenda and minutes

Lewes District Council Planning Applications Committee
Wednesday, 5th June, 2019 5.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, St Anne's Crescent, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1UE

Contact: Committee Services on 01273 471600 

Items
No. Item

1.

Chair on election

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That Councillor Amy be elected Chair for the duration of the meeting.

2.

Election of Vice-Chair

To elect a Vice-Chair of the Planning Applications Committee for the 2019/2020 municipal year.

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That Councillor Steve Saunders be elected Vice-Chair of the Planning Applications Committee for the 2019/2020 municipal year.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To confirm and sign the minutes of the previous meeting held on 24 April 2019 (attached herewith).

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 24 April 2019 were submitted and approved, and the Chair was authorised to sign them as a correct record.

 

4.

Apologies for absence/Declaration of substitute members

Minutes:

Apologies for absence had been received from Councillors Sharon Davy, Sean MacLeod and Steve Saunders. Councillor Nancy Bikson declared she was acting as substitute for Councillor Davy for the duration of the meeting and Councillor O’Brien declared she was acting as substitute for Councillor MacLeod for the duration of the meeting.

5.

Declarations of interest

Disclosure by councillors of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the councillor regards the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct.

Minutes:

For purposes of transparency, the Council’s Lawyer declared that the Applicant for agenda item 9 (planning application LW/19/0246) was known to her.

6.

Petitions

To receive petitions from councillors or members of the public in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 13 (Page D9 of the Constitution).

Minutes:

There were none.

7.

Written questions from councillors

To deal with written questions from members pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 12.3 (page D8 of the Constitution).

Minutes:

There were none.

8.

LW/18/0877 - Gresham, Lewes Road, Ringmer, East Sussex, BN8 5NE pdf icon PDF 198 KB

Minutes:

Councillor Richard Booth spoke on behalf of Ringmer Parish Council. Mr Morris and John Jackson spoke against the proposal. Roger Curtiss spoke for the proposal.

 

Resolved:

 

That planning application LW/18/0877 for a proposed two-storey wraparound extension and new roof to create a master-suite and all associated works be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report and supplementary report. The Committee also added an informative.

9.

LW/19/0246 - 111-133 Hillcrest Road, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 9EZ pdf icon PDF 159 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That planning application LW/19/0246 for proposed works to replace all existing timber canopies, glazed screens and entrance doors to all communal entrances to the block be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report.

 

 

10.

SDNP/18/01906 - Stud Farm, Gorham's Lane, Telscombe Village, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 3HZ pdf icon PDF 166 KB

Minutes:

Andrew Watson spoke for the proposal.

 

Resolved:

 

That planning application SDNP/18/01906 for conversion of an agricultural barn to a dwelling with associated landscaping and car parking be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report and supplementary report.

11.

SDNP/19/01502 - 16 Cleve Terrace, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1JJ pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That planning application SDNP/19/01502 for proposed replacement of 2no roof lights to the rear, installation of 1no roof light to the front and the replacement of rear extension asphalt roof with lead roof to include 2no roof lights be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report.

12.

Enforcement Monitoring from 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019 (Part A) pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Report of Director of Regeneration and Planning

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That the report which provided an overview of planning enforcement matters throughout Lewes District during the period 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019, be noted. 

 

13.

Enforcement Monitoring from 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019 (Part B) pdf icon PDF 71 KB

Report of Director of Regeneration and Planning

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That the report which detailed planning enforcement cases throughout Lewes District which have had notices authorised and/or served within the quarter of 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019, be noted.

14.

Date of next meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Planning Applications Committee is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 26 June 2019 in the Council Chamber, County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, BN7 1UE, commencing at 5:00pm.

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That the next meeting of the Planning Applications Committee that is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 26 June 2019 in the Council Chamber, County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, BN7 1UE, commencing at 5:00pm, be noted.