Lewes District Council Planning Applications Committee - Wednesday, 15th March, 2023 5.00 pm

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

Contact: Committee Services on 01273 471600. 


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Minutes pdf icon PDF 173 KB

To confirm and sign the minutes of the previous meeting held on 15 February 2023 (attached herewith).

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That it be noted that Cllr Jim Lord has been appointed under delegated authority, to replace Cllr Tom Jones, who resigned as a member of the Planning Applications Committee due to ill health.


Councillors are being asked to note Cllr Jim Lord appointment as the formalities that brought into effect this appointment from the 7 December 2022 meeting onwards is the subject of a complaint. The Head of Democratic Services (and Deputy Monitoring Officer) considered that the appointment was made fully in accordance with the Constitution although for the avoidance of doubt, the Committee are asked to formally confirm Cllr Jim Lord’s appointment.

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Apologies for absence/Declaration of substitute members

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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.

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Urgent items

Items not on the agenda which the Chair of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances as defined in Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

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

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Written questions from councillors

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

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Officer update pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Where additional information has been received by Planning Officers subsequent to the publication of the agenda, a supplementary report will be added to this item and published on the Council’s website the day before the meeting to update the main reports with any late information.

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Planning applications outside the South Downs National Park

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LW/21/1000 - Land west of Oxbottom Lane, Newick, East Sussex pdf icon PDF 332 KB

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LW/22/0840 - Bridge Farm, Barcombe Mills Road, Barcombe pdf icon PDF 292 KB

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Planning applications within the South Downs National Park

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SDNP/22/05011/CND - The Macs Farm, Dumbrells Court Road, Ditchling, East Sussex, BN6 8GT pdf icon PDF 222 KB

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Non-planning application related items

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Date of next meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Planning Applications Committee is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 19 April 2023, in the Council Chamber, County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1UE, commencing at 5:00pm.

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