Agenda and minutes

Eastbourne Borough Council Planning Committee
Tuesday, 28th May, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Court Room at Eastbourne Town Hall, Grove Road, BN21 4UG

Contact: Committee Services on 01323 410000 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the meeting held on 23 April 2019 pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 23 April 2019 were submitted and approved as a correct record, and the Chair was authorised to sign them.

 

 

2.

Apologies for absence.

Minutes:

No apologies were received.

 

3.

Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests (DPIs) by members as required under Section 31 of the Localism Act and of other interests as required by the Code of Conduct.

Minutes:

There were none.

 

4.

Urgent items of business.

The Chairman to notify the Committee of any items of urgent business to be added to the agenda.

 

Minutes:

There were none.

 

5.

Right to address the meeting/order of business.

The Chairman to report any requests received to address the Committee from a member of the public or from a Councillor in respect of planning applications/items listed and that these applications/items are taken at the commencement of the meeting.

Minutes:

The business of the meeting proceeded in accordance with the agenda.

 

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6.

South Cliff Court, 11 South Cliff. Application ID: 190116 pdf icon PDF 173 KB

Minutes:

Planning permission for the replacement and alterations to balconies (Resubmission)  (Amended plans had been submitted to include the provision of screens on the western side of the balconies, to a height of 1700mm above the finished deck surface of the balconies). MEADS

 

Mr Huff, local resident, addressed the Committee in objection, raising concerns regarding the future use and size of the balconies, the potential for noise disturbance and loss of privacy. He requested the Committee to impose a condition stating that the balconies should be no larger than those existing.

 

Officers explained that the replacement balconies had increased by 200mm in depth and were not accessed by the lounge. 

 

Councillor Taylor proposed a motion to defer the application. This was seconded by Councillor Maxted.

 

Resolved (Unanimous): That permission be deferred for the following reason:

 

That the application is deferred to officers to seek amendments to reduce the depth of the balconies by 200mm to match existing.

7.

Land adjacent to Bedfordwell Court, Bedfordwell Road. Application ID: 190345 pdf icon PDF 139 KB

Minutes:

Planning permission the erection of three temporary buildings to act as development site office and tuition space for construction training hub – UPPERTON

 

The Committee discussed the application and felt the scheme would be of benefit to Eastbourne. 

 

Councillor Murray proposed a motion to approve the application. This was seconded by Councillor Miah.

 

Resolved (Unanimous): That permission be approved as set out in the report.

 

8.

Wish Tower Cafe, King Edwards Parade. Application ID: 190157 pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Minutes:

4no roof mounted branding logo signs (3 will be illuminated/with dimmable LED). 1no white neon strapline adjacent to the entrance door.  3no illuminated menu boxes. A4 2no illuminated menu boxes. A3 2no A-frame boards. 1no Accessible signage. 1no Deliveries signage. 6no Logo to planters – MEADS

 

The Committee discussed the application and felt that it would not contribute to light pollution. 

 

Councillor Taylor proposed a motion to approve the application. This was seconded by Councillor Miah.

 

Resolved (Unanimous): That permission be approved as set out in the report.

 

9.

South Down National Park Authority Planning Applications

Minutes:

There were none.

 

10.

Appeal Decision - 31 Badlesmere Road

Minutes:

Members noted that the Inspector had dismissed the appeal.

 

 

11.

Appeal Decision - 137 Tolkien Road pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Minutes:

 

Members noted that the Inspector had allowed the appeal.