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CLERK'S BRIEFING NOTE

Annual Committee Report

2010-11

PLANNING (Figures in brackets refer to last year)

The Committee met fifteen (17) times during the year to consider fifty-five (45) planning applications. The applications can be divided into

Type
Applications
Property extensions
17 (10)
New build
6 applications for 18 properties (5)
Pestalozzi
3 (2)
New access
1 (1)
Garages 5 (5)
Trees
1 (2)
Holiday accommodation
5 applications for 6 units (3)
Garden buildings
3
Barn to residential
2
Agricultural buildings
1
Mobile home on farm
1
Variation of conditions 1
Commercial 6
Pool 1
Parking area 1
Airstrip 1

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Seven (4) out of the fifteen (27) meetings were attended by members of the public. 14 (6) people in total, most of whom spoke to the Committee.

OTHER MATTERS

  • Rother Strategic Housing Lane Availability Assessment
  • Appeals to The Planning Inspectorate
  • Unauthorised buildings
  • Local Development Framework
  • South East Plan
  • Bexhill Hastings link road
  • Planning Policy update
  • Rother Planning Seminar
  • Non-investigation of minor alleged breaches of planning permission
  • Budget Car Company
  • Flying from Spilstead Farm
  • LWA paint spray booth
  • Permitted development rights in Conservation Area
  • Garage business in Pumphouse Yard
  • Stop Notice on development at Park View, The Street
  • Pestalozzi International Village events
  • Enforcement Weekly List

FINANCE

The Finance Committee met four times during the year (June, October, December 2010 and March 2011) monitoring the Council's financial position and guiding its expenditure and income. The Asset Register and Risk Management reports were reviewed as was the Council's financial regulations. The 2011/12 budget was drawn up.

One member of the public attended the March 2011 meeting.

HERITAGE

The Heritage Committee met once during the year regarding the proposed work to the pump and pumphouse and the educational project.

Mrs P Raymond
Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer, Sedlescombe Parish Council
01424 870508
sedlescombe@freezone.co.uk
15/04/11