PLANNING COMMITTEE MINUTES

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE OF SEDLESCOMBE PARISH COUNCIL HELD ON TUESDAY 2 OCTOBER 2007 IN COMMITTEE ROOM 2 OF SEDLESCOMBE VILLAGE HALL, 19:45 TO 20:10

PRESENT: Cllr P Martin (Chairman of the Committee), Cllrs W Cameron, R Dudman, C Wheatley, Cllr V Wright (Chairman of the Council). Clerk: Mrs P Raymond

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P07/08.51 Apologies. Apology for absence was received from Cllr Rand (holiday).

P07/08.52 Interests. No interests declared.

P07/08.53 Public Participation. No public present.

P07/08.54 Minutes. RESOLVED: That the Minutes of the Meeting of the Committee held on 11/09/07 are approved.

P07/08.55 Matters arising from previous Minutes

55.1 RR/2007/2199/P Park View, The Street, Sedlescombe. Demolition of Park View and outbuildings and erection of four detached dwellings and four bay garage building with provision of six parking spaces. Members were informed about the agent's reply to comments made on this application including by the Parish Council. Because of problems with Rother's planning website for the past week, full details have not been available. However, it was noted on the site that the application had received conditional approval.

55.2 Planning Training. It was noted that that Cllrs Martin, Wheatley and Cameron attended an in-house planning training event based on Rother's training presentation on 25/09/07 given by the Clerk.

P07/08.56 Planning Applications

56.1 RR/2007/2382/P Roselands, The Street, Sedlescombe. Level/ramped access to all fire doors, new passenger lift with external shaft, minor alterations. Cllr Wheatley reported on her inspection. RESOLVED: That the Parish Council supports approval of this application.

56.2 RR/2007/2383/P Horsmans Farm, New Road, Sedlescombe. Proposed annex extension to provide additional accommodation. Cllr Martin reported on his inspection. RESOLVED: That the Parish Council supports approval of this application.

56.3 RR/2007/2587/FN Lower Jacobs Farm, Brede Lane, Sedlescombe. Erection of Barn for Storage of Organic Hay and Straw and Farm Machinery. RR/2007/2587/FN Lower Jacobs Farm, Brede Lane, Sedlescombe. RESOLVED: That the Parish Council supports approval of this application.

P07/08.57 Appeals. None.

P07/08.57 Results. None.

P07/08.58 Land Banking Company offering land on Paygate Road. As a matter of urgency, the Clerk informed the Committee that the Council had been approached by several people who had been offered land in Paygate Road, Sedlescombe by a land banking company, Consolidated Land UK. Anyone approaching the Council should be told that the land in question is outside the development boundary and in the floodplain and is, therefore, unlikely to get planning permission for new development in the near future.

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