SEDLESCOMBE PARISH COUNCIL

PLANNING COMMITTEE MINUTES

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE HELD ON TUESDAY 13 MARCH 2007 IN COMMITTEE ROOM 2 OF THE VILLAGE HALL, 21:20 TO 21:35

PRESENT: Cllr P Martin (Chairman of the Committee), Cllrs W Cameron, N Foord, Cllr Mrs V Wright (Chairman of the Council), Cllr A Rand (Vice-Chairman of the Council). Clerk: Mrs P Raymond

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P06/07.106 Apology for absence was received from Cllr Mrs Mitchell (indisposed).

P06/07.107 Minutes. The Chairman was authorised to sign the Minutes of the Meeting of the Committee held on 05/03/07.

P06/07.108 Interests. Members were reminded to disclose personal intersts in matters as they arose. None disclosed.

P06/07.109 Planning Applications

109.1 RR/2007/400/P Beech Farm Bungalow, Hawkhurst Road, Sedlescombe. Erection of conservatory to side of the property. Cllr Foord reported on his inspection. RESOLVED: That the Parish Council supports approval of the application.

109.2 RR/2007/353/P The Barn, Lower Jacobs Farm, Brede Lane, Sedlescombe. Change of use and conversion of barn to form dwelling with alteration to existing access and provision of three parking spaces. Cllr Mrs Wright reported on her inspection. RESOLVED: That the Parish Council supports the proposal to convert this barn to residential use.

109.3 RR/2007/261/P Old Barn, Hawkhurst Road, Sedlescombe. Change of use and conversion of detached former garage building into a single unit of self-catering holiday let accommodation. Cllr Foord reported on his inspection. RESOLVED: The Parish Council objects to the proposal as it is likely to affect the amenities of nearby properties. No specific need for this type of accommodation has been established. Access from the B2244 for horse boxes is not ideal.

There are no footpaths in the immediate vicinity and no bridleways which could be used for horse-riding.

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