The minutes of this meeting are presented below.
You can also download a PDF copy of the minutes here: Minutes – Planning and Conservation Committee – 12 December 2018
MINUTES OF THE PLANNING AND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON WEDNESDAY 12 DECEMBER 2018 AT 5.30PM
- Councillor M Evans
- Councillor Keyworth
- Councillor Kilby (Chairman)
- The Mayor (Councillor Bell)
- Deputy Mayor (Councillor Tupper)
- Councillor Sharp
- Councillor Dignum
- Councillor Plowman
- The Town Clerk (for Item 7)
- Property Manager (for Item 9)
- Planning Adviser
- Mayoral/Administrative Assistant
- Mr John Frost, as the co-owner, for Item 9(iii) only
- Councillor Dempster
- Councillor Joy
- Councillor Galloway
84. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
As recorded above.
RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 14 November 2018 having been printed and circulated were signed by the Chairman as a correct record with the following amendment:
86. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST BY MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE IN MATTERS ON THE AGENDA FOR THIS MEETING
Councillor Kilby as a member of Chichester District Council, declared a Personal Interest.
87. MATTERS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES
It was noted that any matters arising from the previous minutes were included on the Agenda.
88. PLANNING CONTRAVENTIONS
Councillor Sharp commented that there were no cycle racks installed at The Range store, in Westhampnett Road. The Planning Adviser was asked to investigate this and report back to the next meeting.
RESOLVED that the Planning Adviser take the necessary action.
89. APPLICATIONS FOR PLANNING PERMISSION
List 45 – (extract) – 7 November 2018
CC/18/02739/FUL – Case Officer: Steve Harris
Bellway Homes Limited (Wessex)
Bartholomews Holdings Bognor Road Chichester West Sussex
Demolition of existing office building (Use Class B1a) and redevelopment for 26 dwellings (one and two bedroom), including access, parking, landscaping, and associated infrastructure.
The Planning Adviser, with the aid of a visual presentation, explained the background of this application. After discussion it was RESOLVED to raise an Objection as the proposal would result in unacceptable loss of an employment site, contrary to Policy 26 of the Local Plan. The design, scale and massing of the proposed flats would result in an incongruous and poorly designed development at an important entry point into the City of Chichester, and would be out of keeping with the surrounding development to the detriment of the character of the area.
List 47 (extract) – 21 November 2018
CC/18/02840/REM – Case Officer: Jeremy Bushell
Mr Tom Whitehead
Phase 1C Barnfield Drive Chichester West Sussex
Approval of reserved matters in respect of the layout and landscaping of the extension to the existing Homebase car park pursuant to outline permission CC/12/00680/OUT as subsequently varied.
The Planning Adviser, with the aid of a visual presentation, explained the background of this application. After discussion it was RESOLVED to raise No Objection.
90. TO GIVE PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATION TO THE WAY IN WHICH PLANNING APPLICATIONS OF “SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC INTEREST” ARE DEALT WITH
The Chairman referred to a meeting held with officers and to the report of the meeting appended to the Agenda.
The Town Clerk said that ideas had been discussed to refine an already good system regarding planning applications as detailed in the report. It was also noted that the Property Manager would be in attendance at future meetings as required to deal with Street Naming applications.
The Chairman added that she had held a meeting with the Planning Adviser and a representative of the Tree Wardens Group to discuss the procedure for dealing with Tree applications in the future.
The Committee were reminded that they could, if they so wished, highlight any application to the Planning Adviser for consideration at either the Planning and Conservation Committee or the Planning Delegation Sub-Committee.
91. LOCAL BUILDINGS LIST – HISTORIC BUILDINGS OF LOCAL INTEREST
The Planning Adviser with the aid of a visual presentation gave an overview of the sites for consideration for the Local List in the north of the city as follows:
(i) Appletree Cottage
(ii) 90 St Paul’s Road
(iii) Oakfield Cottage, Broyle Road
(iv) Oaklands Park House
(v) The Chapel, University of Chichester
(vi) The Bell Inn, Public House
(vii) The Studio and 1A Broyle Road
(viii) The Minerva Theatre, Broyle Rod
(x) The Electric Cinema, Northgate
(xi) Boundary Walls, College Lane
(xii) 7-19 New Park Road
(xiii) Litten Terrace
Requests were also made to consider The Hall (formerly the Catholic Primary School).
STREET NAMING AND NUMBERING PROPOSALS – TO CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING APPLICATIONS
(Note – minute number missing from original minutes)
The Property Manager explained the background to the following applications:
(i) Applicant 77 Property – CC/18/00769/FUL
21 Lavant Road, Chichester
Suggested name: 1-8 Summersdale Place, Lavant Road
The Committee RESOLVED to support the suggested name of 1-8 Summersdale Place, Lavant Road.
(ii) Applicant Luke Davies Thaddieus Smythe Ltd – CC/16/03070/FUL
51 South Street, Chichester
Suggested name: 1st choice: The Coachouse, South Pallant,
2nd choice: The Loft House, South Pallant
3rd choice: The Store, South Pallant
It was RESOLVED to support the 1st choice: The Coachouse.
(iii) Applicant: Mirilion Properties – CC/17/01091/FUL
Foxholme and Primrose Cottages
The Committee had previously discussed this application at their meeting on 17 October 2018 when it was RESOLVED to support the name ‘Foxholme Cottages’. The applicant had wished to appeal this decision and the suggested name was 1-8 Foxholme.
Mr John Frost, the co-owner of the property addressed the meeting and expressed his reasons for not supporting the name “Foxholme Cottages”. He asked the Committed to consider 1-8 Foxholme for which opinion was divided. After discussion it was RESOLVED to support the name: 1-8 Foxholme Close.
92. MINUTES OF SUB-COMMITTEES AND WORKING GROUPS
The Minutes of the Planning Delegation Sub-Committee meeting held on 29 November 2018 having been previously circulated were approved and adopted.
93. ITEMS TO BE INCLUDED ON AGENDA FOR NEXT MEETING
- Climate Change
94. DATE OF NEXT MEETING
Wednesday 9 January 2019 at 5.30pm.
The meeting closed at 6.15pm