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PLANNING MINUTES

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE OF SEDLESCOMBE PARISH COUNCIL HELD IN COMMITTEE ROOM 2 OF SEDLESCOMBE VILLAGE HALL ON TUESDAY 7 APRIL 2009, 20:00-20:20

PRESENT: Cllr Martin (Chairman), Councillors Wheatley, Mitchell
Cllr Wright (Chairman of the Council), Cllr Rand (Vice-Chairman of the Council)

Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer: Mrs P Raymond

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P09/10.1 Apologies and reasons for absence. None, all present.
P09/10.2 Disclosure by Members of personal interests in matters on the agenda. No interests declared.
P09/10.3 Public participation session. No public present.
P09/10.4 Minutes. RESOLVED: That the Chairman of the Committee is authorised to sign the Minutes of the Meeting of the Planning Committee held on 10/03/09.
P09/10.5 Planning Applications
5.1 RR/2009/370/P Pestalozzi Village, Sedlescombe TN33 0RR. Construction of zip wire that will span a field. It will have wooden stairs and a landing platform attached to a tree and a wire going down to a telegraph pole. Cllr Wright reported on her inspection. RESOLVED: That the Parish Council supports approval.
5.2 RR/2009/476/P Pond Cottage, Swailes Green, Cripps Corner. Demolition of existing garage and erection of new oak-framed garage with store above. Cllr Martin reported on his inspection. RESOLVED: That the Parish Council supports approval.
5.3 RR/2009/530/P The Haven, Sandrock Hill, Sedlescombe. New cladding to existing property to match new extension, existing cladding removed and replaced (retrospective). Cllr Wheatley reported on her inspection. RESOLVED: That the Parish Council supports approval.
P09/10.6 Appeals. None.
P09/10.7.

Results.

  1. RR/2009/287/P Sedlescombe Sports Pavilion, The Street, Sedlescombe. Demolition of existing garages, erection of new groundsman shed/tractor shed and retention of portacabins. 5-year temporary approval.
  2. RR/2008/3338/P Pestalozzi Village. Erection of temporary climbing and abseiling tower. Temporary approval.
  3. RR/2009/162/P Springfield Cottage, Brede Lane, Sedlescombe. Outline: erection of pair of semi-detached cottages. Withdrawn.
  4. RR/2009/160/P 18 Park Shaw, Sedlescombe. Extensions. Approved.
P09/10.8 Dinos, Churchland Lane, Sedlescombe. The Clerk had informed Rother that raised soil levels around the trees could cause them harm which would be a breach of condition 5 of the approval for the house. The Enforcement Officer had written to the owners with a request that the soil level be reduced around the trees and the building materials and scaffolding removed from the land.
P09/10.9 Advertising signs in Conservation Area. The new tenant of the car sales area next to the Bridge Garage has erected some bright blue signs advertising his business which are completely inappropriate in the Conservation Area. The matter has been referred to Rother's Enforcement Officer. Balloons were also added to the cars but these have now gone.
P08/09.11 Sussex Heritage Trust Awards 2009. Applications are invited by 14/04/09 for various sections of the Sussex Heritage Trust Awards 2009. The cost is £50. No action.
   
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