Planning Agenda 11 April 2017

The Planning Applications below are to be considered by members of the Planning Committee on 11th April 2017 at 7.15 p.m. in The Reading Rooms, Buxted.


The public have a right and are welcome to attend and at the discretion of the Chairman. Members of the public may speak or ask questions when invited by the Chairman prior to the formal opening of the meeting.



Apologies for Absence



Declaration of Members personal and prejudicial Interests in respect of items on this agenda



The minutes of the Planning Committee held on 14th March 2017 be approved and signed as a correct record by the Chairman.



Planning Applications to be considered

































Application No. WD/2017/0604/F

Location: Samuda, Chillies Lane, TN6 3TB

Description: Two storey side extension with small single storey rear porch, new windows to existing building and various minor outbuildings.

Applicant: Miss Anita Bryant, Samuda, Chillies Lane, TN6 3TB.

Agent: Mr Mike Garnham, Lintel’s, Pebmarsh Road, Twinstead, CO10


Planning applications considered by email consultation, due to the deadline set by Wealden District Council for the parish council’s response:


Application No. WD/2017/0472/F

Location: Lower Totease Farm

Description: Erection of a single-storey ‘L’ shaped extension to the existing workshop building together with elevational alterations to provide for increased workshop space and an enclosed storage area for the parking and display of cars.

Response submitted to Wealden District Council: Buxted Parish Council are concerned that this would cause an increase in traffic movements which may contravene the rules regarding new traffic movements within surrounding area of Ashdown Forest area. The parish council are therefore unable to approve or recommend refusal, until further advice is received from WDC.


Application No. WD/2017/0514/AI

Location: Crow and Gate

Description: 1 no. externally illuminated post sign, 1 no. non-illuminated set of letters, 1 no. non-illuminated hanging sign, 1 no. externally illuminated area of signwriting.

Response to Wealden District Council: Buxted Parish Council recommend approval for this application, providing that the new signage does not cause any sight restrictions to vehicles entering and exiting the premises onto this very busy road. The parish council would also request that the lights are turned off when the pub is closed to minimise light pollution.


Application No. WD/2017/0494/F

Location: The Old Vicarage East, High Street, Buxted.

Description: Single storey rear extension.

Response to Wealden District Council:

  Buxted Parish Council recommend approval subject to the following: 1) that the neighbours do not object – The parish council also had concerns over whether this would impact on the neighbours light. 2) the parish council would ask if a condition could be included that a second storey could not be added to the extensions in the future as this would seriously impinge on properties either side.  



Matters for information


WDC Planning Application Decision Notices received
Application Location Description Decision

Grovewood, 7 Broad Oak, Buxted, TN22 4JX


Replacement of timber retaining structure with brick wall and moving boundary fence onto the wall. Buxted Parish Council response: no objection, recommend approval. Approved
WD/2017/0321/F 54 Ashengate Way, Five Ash Down, TN22 3EX.

Erection of a summer house/shed. Buxted Parish Council response: no objection, recommend approval.



Viaduct View, Pound Green Lane, Buxted.


The proposed erection of a traditional Sussex style storage barn. Buxted Parish Council response: objection (details as per minutes of 14th March 2017) Withdrawn


















To discuss any planning applications received from Wealden District Council after the publication of the agenda that are available on the District Planning website.


Any other matters properly notified


Application No: WD/2016/1879/F

Description: Two storey extension to rear and replacement garage linked to house with games room above.

Location: Hightrees, Limes Lane, Buxted, TN22 4PA

The above planning application which is due to be considered by Members of the Planning Committee North on 6 April 2017. The meeting commences at 10.00 am and will be held at the Civic Community Hall, Wealden District Council Offices, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, BN27 2AX.


Announcements – a) Chairman of the Committee; b) Clerk to the Council








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