Agenda and minutes

Lewes District Council Planning Applications Committee
Wednesday, 3rd April, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - County Hall, St Anne's Crescent, Lewes. View directions

Contact: Committee Services on 01273 471600 

Items
No. Item

138.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 132 KB

To confirm and sign the minutes of the previous meeting held on 13 March 2019 (attached herewith).

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 13 March 2019 were submitted and approved, and the Chair was authorised to sign them as a correct record.

139.

Apologies for absence/Declaration of substitute members

Minutes:

Apologies for absence had been received from Councillors Liz Boorman, Jim Sheppard and Vic Ient.

140.

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:

Councillor Turner declared a non-prejudicial interest in agenda item 9 (planning application LW/18/0808) as he was a member of Ringmer Parish Council.

141.

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.

142.

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.

143.

LW/18/0773 - 15 Cliff Gardens, Telscombe Cliffs, East Sussex, BN10 7BX pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Minutes:

Joanna Wilkins, Sandra Mitchell and Richard Bushnell spoke against the application. Kim Claerhoudt and Jane Stroomberg spoke for the application.

 

Resolved:

 

That planning application LW/18/0773 for proposed 1 bedroom single storey detached dwelling (re-application after refusal of LW/18/0198) be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report with condition 4 (ix) and condition 7 being amended for clarity.

144.

LW/19/0012 - 20 Fort Road, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 9QF pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That local authority planning application LW/19/0012 (Reg 3) for proposal for change of use and demolition of the existing class B1 building and construction of 13 new residential units (C3 use) over three stories, with included accommodation of 6 x 2 bedroom apartments and 7 x 1 bedroom apartments be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report and supplementary report, and subject to condition 3 being amended to include no deliveries to site before 09.00.

 

145.

LW/18/0808 - Caburn Field, Anchor Field, Ringmer, East Sussex pdf icon PDF 274 KB

Minutes:

Councillor John Kay spoke on behalf of Ringmer Parish Council. Ben Ellis and Max Pengelley spoke for the application. Councillor Johnny Denis spoke in his capacity as a Lewes District Ward Councillor.

 

Resolved:

 

That planning application LW/18/0808 for proposed residential development of a total of 77 dwellings of a mix of types, sizes and affordability to ensure that efficient use is made of the land, comprising of 10 x 2 bedroom flats, 12 x 2 bedroom houses, 23 x 3 bedroom houses, 9 x 4 bedroom houses, and 13 x 2 bed and 10 x 3 bed affordable houses (amended proposal) be approved, subject to the conditions set out in the report and supplementary report.

 

(Note: Councillor Turner declared a non-prejudicial interest in this item as he was a member of Ringmer Parish Council. He therefore took part in the consideration, discussion and voting thereon.)

146.

SDNP/18/03306/FUL - Holdings Farm, The Street, Kingston, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 3NT pdf icon PDF 159 KB

Minutes:

This application was deferred until the next scheduled meeting of the Planning Applications Committee on 24 April 2019, due to a technical error which extended the neighbour notification period to 23 April 2019.

147.

SDNP/18/06575/FUL - Lower Tulleys Wells Farm, Beechwoods Lane, Cooksbridge, East Sussex, BN7 3QG pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Minutes:

Jenny Begeman spoke against the application. Dan Page spoke for the application. Councillor Isabelle Linington spoke in her capacity as a Lewes District Ward Councillor.

 

Resolved:

 

That planning application SDNP/18/06575/FUL for construction of an earth banked farmyard manure store be deferred to the next scheduled meeting of the Planning Applications Committee on 24 April 2019, to allow for a site visit by the Committee.

148.

Summary of appeal decisions received from 27 November 2018 – 26 February 2019 (South Downs National Park) pdf icon PDF 217 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That the appeal decisions received from 27 November 2018 – 26 February 2019 (South Downs National Park), be noted.

149.

Date of next meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Planning Applications Committee is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 24 April 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, 24 April 2019 in the Council Chamber, County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, BN7 1UE, commencing at 5:00pm, be noted.