Agenda and minutes

Lewes District Council Planning Applications Committee
Wednesday, 26th 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

15.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To confirm and sign the minutes of the previous meeting held on 5 June 2019 (attached herewith).

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 5 June 2019 were submitted and approved, and the Chair was authorised to sign them as a correct record.

16.

Apologies for absence/Declaration of substitute members

Minutes:

There were none.

17.

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:

There were none.

18.

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.

19.

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.

20.

LW/18/0566 - Nuggets, Valebridge Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 0RT pdf icon PDF 295 KB

Minutes:

Mr Robin Walker spoke against the proposal. Mr Julian Walker spoke for the proposal.

 

Resolved:

 

That planning application LW/18/0566 located on the eastern side of Valebridge Road on the western edge of Lewes District and within the Parish of Wivelsfield, for demolition of two existing dwellings (Pump House and Nuggets) in order to create access, and development comprising construction of 24 residential dwellings on land east of Valebridge Road (amended plans) be approved, subject to a S106 agreement with the caveat that Officers can refuse under delegated powers should no meaningful progress toward the completion of the S106 agreement have been made within six months, and the conditions set out in the report and supplementary report. The Committee added two informatives regarding installing a barrier at the western end of the existing access track to Nuggets, and to avoid disturbing birds during nesting season and no installation of tree netting.

 

(Note: Councillor Carr arrived during the presentation of this application and was advised by the Council’s Solicitor that she was not eligible to participate in the discussion or voting thereon.)

 

21.

LW/19/0277 - 53 Hillcrest Road, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 9EE pdf icon PDF 255 KB

Minutes:

Edward Tuckley and Oliver Tuckley spoke against the proposal. Alice Eldridge spoke for the proposal.

 

Resolved:

 

That planning application LW/19/0277 be refused.

 

Reason for refusal:

 

The proposal, by virtue of its form and location, would result in a detrimental impact on the amenities of the adjacent occupiers to the north (51 Hillcrest Road) through overlooking, loss of privacy and reduced natural light, contrary to Policies ST3 of the LDLP and DM25(7) of LDLP Part 2.

 

 

22.

LW/19/0256 - Broyleside Farm, Broyle Lane, Ringmer, East Sussex, BN8 5PQ pdf icon PDF 191 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That planning application LW/19/0256 for construction of two-storey dwelling with access onto Broyle Lane be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report and the additional condition in the supplementary report.

 

23.

LW/19/0088 - Aqua House, 370 South Coast Road, Telscombe Cliffs, East Sussex pdf icon PDF 226 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That planning application LW/19/0088 for proposed extension of existing building to create 2 no. studios on the ground floor be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report and the additional condition in the supplementary report.

 

24.

SDNP/19/01270/FUL - West Laine House, Church Lane, Kingston, East Sussex, BN7 3LW pdf icon PDF 238 KB

Minutes:

Councillor Tony Wheeler spoke on behalf of Kingston Parish Council. Mr Kingsley Roger Jones, Peter Haines and Helen Dudley spoke against the proposal. Stephen Belcher, Andrew Gill and Marion Brandis spoke for the proposal.

 

Resolved:

 

That planning application SDNP/19/01270/FUL for erection of a four bedroom detached dwelling be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report and additional conditions regarding hours of work, hours of delivery, and amendments to condition 3 and 10 to safeguard impact during construction and enhanced protection of trees. The Committee delegated authority to the Senior Specialist Advisor (Planning) to add further conditions considered necessary to strengthen the requirements of the Construction Management Plan. 

 

25.

Date of next meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Planning Applications Committee is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 17 July 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, 17 July 2019 in the Council Chamber, County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, BN7 1UE, commencing at 5:00pm, be noted