Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

PCN/31

Minutes pdf icon PDF 232 KB

To approve as correct the minutes of the meeting held on 4 August 2020

(Note: If any Member wishes to propose an amendment to the minutes they should submit this in writing to committeeservices@horsham.gov.uk at least 24 hours before the meeting.  Where applicable, the audio recording of the meeting will be checked to ensure the accuracy of the proposed amendment.)

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 4 August were approved as a correct record and would be signed by the Chairman at a later date.

PCN/32

Declarations of Members' Interests

To receive any declarations of interest from Members of the Committee

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

PCN/33

Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Chairman of the Committee or the Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chairman offered their condolences for both Leonard Crosbie and Joan Lindsay.

PCN/34

Appeals pdf icon PDF 140 KB

Minutes:

The list of appeals lodged, appeals in progress and appeal decisions, as circulated, was noted.

PCN/35

DC/19/2464 - Berkeley Homes Development Site, Worthing Road, Southwater pdf icon PDF 434 KB

Ward:  Southwater South and Shipley

Applicant:  Berkeley Homes (Southern) Ltd

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Development reported that this application sought permission for full planning permission of 80 dwellings on land West of Worthing Road in Southwater that was allocated for housing development under Policy SD10 of the Horsham District Planning Framework.

 

The application site was located to the west of Southwater. The allocated area extended approximately 34.6ha and adjoined the build-up area boundary along Worthing Road, Woodfield, College Road, Ash Road and Woodlands Way.

 

Southwater Parish Council raised no objection to the application. There had been representations from 13 households objecting to the application. The applicant addressed the Committee in support of the proposal.

 

Members considered the officer’s planning assessment which indicated that the key issues for consideration were: The principle of the development and compliance of the scheme with the parameter plans approved at outline; the layout, scale and appearance of the proposed development and effect on the character and appearance of the surrounding area; accessibility and highway safety , and parking provision; impact on the amenities of nearby and future occupants; environmental issues including the landscaping proposed and the impact on existing trees and drainage.

 

            RESOLVED

           

That Planning Permission be granted subject to the conditions stated in the officers report.

PCN/36

DC/20/0805 - Perrets, Smithers Hill Lane, Shipley pdf icon PDF 284 KB

Ward:  Southwater South and Shipley

Applicant:  Mr N Millard

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Development reported that this application sought permission for the erection of a new two storey, four-bedroom rural workers dwelling and the removal of an existing mobile home.

 

This application sought to increase the size and scale of the rural workers dwelling as previously approved under planning reference DC/18/1326 from a three-bedroom dwelling to a four-bedroom swelling and included alterations to the access and parking arrangements that had been previously approved.

 

The application site was located in Perrets Farm on Smithers Hill Lane, Shipley.

 

Shipley Parish Council raised no objection to the application. There had been representations from 10 households in support of the application. The agent and applicant addressed the Committee in support of the proposal.

 

Members considered the officer’s planning assessment which indicated that the key issues for consideration were: The principle of the development; the impact on the visual amenities of the countryside; the amenities of adjoining properties, the existing parking and traffic conditions in the area; justification for the proposed development.

 

            RESOLVED

 

That planning permission be refused for the reasons set out in the officers report.

PCN/37

DC/20/1201 - Kaya Cafe, The Stable Block, North Street, Horsham pdf icon PDF 145 KB

Ward:  Denne

Applicant:  Horsham District Council

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Development reported that this application sought permission for the change of use of part of the first-floor office to a guest room.

 

The application site was located on the northern side of North Street within Horsham Park.

 

Denne Neighbourhood Council raised no objection to the application. No public representations had been received.

 

Members considered the officer’s planning assessment which indicated that the key issues for consideration were: Heritage Impact and Loss of Offices; Transport and amenity impact.

 

            RESOLVED

 

That planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the officers report.

PCN/38

DC/20/1202 - Kaya Cafe, The Stable Block, North Street, Horsham pdf icon PDF 206 KB

Ward:  Denne

Applicant:  Horsham District Council

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Development reported that this application sought permission for the change of use of part of the first-floor office to a guest room and the repair and painting of existing external windows, doors and conservatory.

 

The application site was located on the northern side of North Street within Horsham Park.

 

Denne Neighbourhood Council raised no objection to the application. No public representations had been received.

 

Members considered the officer’s planning assessment which indicated that the key issues for consideration were: Heritage Impact and Loss of Offices; Transport and amenity impact.

 

            RESOLVED

 

That planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the officers report.