Agenda item

48 St Leonards Road. Application ID: 180533.


Outline application (relating to layout, scale and means of access) for new build three storey residential accommodation consisting of nine separate residential units (5 x 1 bed, 2 x 2 bed, 2 x 3 bed) with 11 allocated car parking spaces.

(Amended description following the reduction in the size of the proposed development) – UPPERTON.


Mrs Smith addressed the committee in objection stating that the development would block the daylight to the rear building and would be harmful to the vulnerable residents living in her block.


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 or two years from the approval of the last of the reserved matters as defined in condition 2 below, whichever is the later.

2. Details of the reserved matters set out below (“the reserved matters”) shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority for approval within three years from the date of this permission:

i) appearance (including full schedule of external materials);

ii) landscaping (including details of the green roof).

The reserved matters shall comply with the parameters set out for access, scale and layout established by this outline permission and be carried out as approved. Approval of all reserved matters shall be obtained from the Local Planning Authority in writing before any development is commenced.

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

A002 - Site Plan;

D001 Rev. A - Ground Floor Plan as proposed;

D002 Rev. A - First Floor Plan as proposed;

D003 Rev. A - Second Floor Plan as proposed;

D005 Rev. A - South Elevation as proposed;

D006 Rev. A - West Elevation as proposed;

D007 Rev. A - North Elevation as proposed;

D008 Rev. A - East Elevation as proposed.

4. The development hereby permitted shall not be occupied until the new site access crossover shown on approved plan D001 Rev. A has been constructed and surfaced. The crossover shall thereafter be maintained in place throughout the lifetime of the approved development.

5. The development hereby permitted shall not be occupied until the 11 car parking spaces shown on approved plan D001 Rev. A have been surfaced and marked out. The parking spaces shall thereafter be maintained throughout the lifetime of the development and the land on which they are positioned be used for no purpose other than for the parking of vehicles.

6. The allocation of parking spaces to specific flats shall only be allowed with the prior written approval of the Local Planning Authority. A proportion of parking spaces must be retained as unallocated at all times.

7. The development shall not be occupied until the cycle parking area has been provided in accordance with approved plan D001 Rev. A and the area shall thereafter be retained for that use and for no other purpose.

8. Prior to the commencement of development, a construction traffic management plan (CTMP) shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority in consultation with the Highway Authority. This shall include the size of construction and delivery vehicles, wheel cleaning facilities, traffic management (to allow safe access for construction vehicles), contractor parking and a compound for plant/machinery and materials clear of the public highway. Associated traffic should avoid peak traffic flow times.

9. Prior to commencement of development, a surface water management scheme shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. This should include, but not be limited to, the following details:-

·         If surface water is to be discharged into the public sewer, it should be limited to a rate agreed with the utility provider and be no more than the existing run-off rate for all rainfall events, including 1 in 100 years (plus climate change). Evidence must be provided in the form of hydraulic calculations which take connectivity of the drainage system as well. Evidence of a rate of discharge being agreed with the utility provider must also be included.

·         The condition of the surface water sewer which will take surface water runoff from the development shall be investigated and any required improvements that would be required.

·         If relevant, evidence that third party landowners agree to the passage of drainage assets across their land.

·         A management and maintenance plan for the entire drainage system clearly stating who will be responsible for managing all aspects of the surface water drainage system, including piped drains, and evidence that the plan will remain in place throughout the lifetime of the development.




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.


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