Agenda item

25 Rodmill Drive. Application ID: 180696.


Proposed erection of one three bed detached dwelling to include two off road parking spaces on land within curtilage of 25 Rodmill Drive – RATTON.


Resolved: (Unanimous)  That permission be granted subject to the following conditions:


1. The development hereby permitted shall be commenced before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

2. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved drawings:-







3. Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (or any order revoking and re-enacting that Order with or without modification), no extension, enlargement or other alteration of the dwelling house other than that expressly authorised by this permission shall be carried out without planning permission obtained from the Local Planning Authority.

4. The external finishes of the development hereby permitted shall match in material, colour, style, bonding and texture those of the existing dwelling at 25 Rodmill Drive.

5. The development hereby approved shall not be occupied until space has been laid out within the site in accordance with the approved plan site plan two cars to be parked on each site and to provide turning space to allow for vehicles to enter and leave the site in a forward gear. Thereafter, the parking and turning spaces shall be maintained in place throughout the lifetime of the development.

6. Before any work, including demolition commences on site a method statement shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. This will detail:

(i) the estimated volume of spoil to be removed from the site;

(ii) a designated route or routes that vehicles may use when removing spoil from the site and all the routes of vehicles delivering construction materials

(iii) vehicle wheel cleaning provisions;

(iv) road cleaning provisions;

(v) Location, number and size of any temporary buildings/structures needed for the demolition/construction phases;

(vi) Details of site compound including means of enclosure;

(vii) Details of height of stored materials;

(viii) Details of site hoarding;

(ix) Confirmation that at all times materials, plant and machinery shall be stored within the confines of the site, and additionally shall be kept clear of all public highways and rights of way.

The construction management plan must also include a pre-commencement condition survey of the existing grass verge, a post completion survey shall be carried out and any damage cause to the verge during construction shall be made good prior to the occupation of the dwelling to the satisfaction of the Local Planning Authority.  Upon approval the method statement shall be implemented to the satisfaction of the Local Planning Authority;

7. Prior to occupation of the approved dwelling, full details of both hard and soft landscape proposals have been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. These details shall include, as appropriate:

(i) proposed finished levels or contours;

(ii) site boundary treatment;

(iii) car parking layouts;

(iv) hard surfacing materials;

(v) soft landscaping plans;

(vi) written specifications (including cultivation and other operations associated with plant and grass establishment);

(vii) schedules of plants, noting species, planting sizes and proposed numbers/densities where appropriate;

(viii) implementation timetables.

All hard and soft landscape works shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details and to a reasonable standard in accordance with the relevant recommendations of appropriate British standards or other recognised codes of good practice. The works shall be carried out prior to the occupation of any part of the development or in accordance with the timetable agreed with the Local Planning Authority. Any trees or plants that, within a period of five years after planting, are removed, die or become, in the opinion of the Local Planning Authority, seriously damaged or defective, shall be replaced as soon as is reasonably practicable with others of species, size and number as originally approved, unless the Local Planning Authority gives its written consent to any variation.

8. The hard standing areas hereby approved shall be surfaced in porous materials and retained thereafter or provision shall be made and retained thereafter to direct run-off water from the hard standing to a permeable or porous area or suitable soakaway within the curtilage of the property.




1. The applicant will be required to enter into a Section 184 Licence with East Sussex Highways for the provision of a new vehicular access. The applicant is requested to contact East Sussex Highways (0345 60 80 193) to commence this process. The applicant is advised that it is an offence to undertake any works within the highway prior to the licence being in place.

2. A formal application for connection to the public sewerage system is required in order to service this development. Please contact Southern Water, Sparrowgrove House, Sparrowgrove, Otterbourne, Hampshire, SO21 2SW (Tel: 0330 303 019) or . Please read our New Connections Services Charging Arrangements document, which has now been published and is available to read at


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