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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 14 JULY 2009, 20:50-21:10

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

Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer: Mrs P Raymond

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P09/10.34 Apologies and reasons for absence. None, all present.
P09/10.35

Disclosure by Members of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the member regarded the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct:

P09/10.38.5 RR/2009/1599/A The Brickwall Hotel, Sedlescombe: Cllr Rand declared a personal/prejudicial interest by virtue of being involved with discussions with the owner regarding advertising signs over a long period.

 

P09/10.38.5 RR/2009/1599/A The Brickwall Hotel, Sedlescombe: Cllr Mitchell declared a personal/prejudicial interest by virtue of her son-in-law being employed at the Hotel.

P09/10.36 Public participation session. None
P09/10.37 Minutes. RESOLVED: That the Chairman of the Committee is authorised to sign the Minutes of the Meeting of the Planning Committee held on 23/06/09.
P09/10.38 Planning Applications
38.1 RR/2009/1322/P The Clockhouse, The Street, Sedlescombe. Change of use required to A1 from A3 for the purpose of a hairdressing and beauty salon. RESOLVED: That the Parish Council supports approval.
38.2 RR/2009/1350/P Pond Cottage, Battle Road, Sedlescombe TN32 5QU. Proposed demolition of existing garage and erection of new weatherboard double garage. Cllr Martin reported on his inspection. RESOLVED: That the Parish Council supports approval.
38.3 RR/2009/1469/T Asselton House, The Green, Sedlescombe TN33 0QA. Removal of two small trees at the front of Asselton House that are in close proximity to the north wall of Holmes House. Cllr Martin reported on his inspection. RESOLVED: That, unless it is absolutely necessary to remove these trees, Sedlescombe Parish Council would support their retention as they make a valuable contribution to the the Conservation Area near the Village Green. Other methods such as installation of a root barrier should be investigated.
38.4 RR/2009/1536/P The Manor, The Street, Sedlescombe TN33 0QG. Internal alterations and new ground floor rear single storey extension to existing dwelling house. RESOLVED: That the Parish Council has no objections to this proposal.
38.5

Moved to the end of the agenda.

P09/10.39 Erection of fence on boundary of 7 Eaton Walk, Sedlescombe. The Council had received a report that a fence, over one metre high, and encroaching onto the grass verge, has been erected at 7 Eaton Walk. The fence obstructs the visibility of other residents. The Clerk will report the matter to Rother's Enforcement officer.
P09/10.40 Appeals. None
P09/10.41

Results. None

P09/10.38.5

RR/2009/1599/A The Brickwall Hotel, The Green and land opposite Lower Marley and Tanglewood, A21 TN33 0QA. 3 fascia signs showing directions and details of hotel, 2 signs on A21 roadside and 1 sign outside hotel.

Cllr Rand declared his personal/prejudicial interest by virtue of being involved with discussions with the owner regarding advertising signs over a long period. He left the meeting and took no part in discussions.

Cllr Mitchell declared a personal/prejudicial interest by virtue of her son-in-law being employed at the Hotel. She left the meeting and took no part in discussions.

RESOLVED: That the Parish Council objects to all of these signs. Those around the Brickwall Hotel are out of keeping with the Conservation Area and those on the A21 are no longer required now that two new traffic signs have been erected on the road.

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