Planning Minutes 8 October 2019

                                                                       

 

Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting of 8th October 2019 held at 7.00 pm. in The Reading Room, Buxted.

 

 

Present: Cllrs. Rose (Chairman), Coxon, Blandford, Humphrey, Cox, McQuarrie and Roberts and Clerks – Claudine Feltham and Beccy Macklen.

 

 

Two members of public present at this meeting

 

 

1.

Apologies: None

 

2.

Minutes: The minutes of the meeting of 10th September 2019 were approved and signed as a correct record by the Chairman.

 

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4.

 

Declaration of Members Interests in respect of items on this agenda.

 

No declarations of interest made

 

Planning applications:

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4.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Application no: WD/2019/1943/F

Location: PEMBROKE VILLA, HIGH STREET, BUXTED,TN22 4JU

Description: proposed single storey attached side garage.

Buxted Parish Council response to Wealden District Council: no objections, recommend approval.

 

Application no: WD/2019/2016/F

Location: OAKLANDS, HIGH STREET, BUXTED, TN22 4JZ

Description: Construction of open-fronted two bay car port at front of house.

Buxted Parish Council response to Wealden District Council: no objections, recommend approval.

 

 

Application no: WD/2019/1506/F

Location: OAKLEIGH HOUSE, ETCHINGWOOD LANE, BUXTED, TN22 4PT

Description: Demolition of the existing dwelling and erection of a new four-bedroom detached dwelling.

Amended plans received 30/09/19.

Buxted Parish Council response to Wealden District Council: the parish council acknowledged there had been 6 letters of objection, from two neighbouring properties. The parish council do not agree with the siting of the new property, and believe it would be better on the footprint of the original property and feel the size and proposed position would affect the neighbours privacy.

 

Application no: WD/2019/1837/F

Location: THE ROCKS, ROCKS LANE, HIGH HURSTWOOD, BUXTED, TN22 4BL

Description: Demolition of existing garage and replacement with a 3-bay oak framed garage with log store.

Buxted Parish Council response to Wealden District Council: no objections, recommend approval.

 

Planning applications considered by email consultation, due to the deadline set by Wealden District Council for the parish council’s response: None during this period.

 

To discuss any planning applications received from Wealden District Council after the publication of the agenda that are available on the District Planning website: None received

 

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Matters for information:

 

WDC Planning Application Decision Notices received
Application Location Description Decision by WDC

WD/2019/1523/F

 

5 THE WALLED GARDEN, FIVE ASH DOWN, UCKFIELD, TN22 3AJ EXTENSION TO REAR OF GARAGE Approved

WD/2019/0195/F

 

LAND AT QUEENSTOCK LANE, BUXTED, TN22 4AR

ERECTION OF 5 NO. DWELLINGS, ACCESS, LANDSCAPING AND ASSOCIATED

INFRASTRUCTURE.

Approved

 

 

8.

Any other matters properly notified:

 

Enforcement: WDC have issued 2 formal enforcement notices:

Location: Land at Taylors Pond, Lower Totease Farm, Buxted, East Sussex

Details: ‘Without planning permission, change of use of the building (“the Fishing Lodge”) from use as a fishing lodge to a mixed use as a fishing lodge and for residential purposes.

Reasons for issuing this notice:

(i) It appears to the Council that the above breach of planning control has occurred within the last ten years.

(ii) The unauthorised use of the Fishing Cabin on the Land which lies within the countryside, outside of any development boundary, is considered to inappropriate and unjustified within this locality and as

such is considered contrary to various WDC Policies’.

and

‘without planning permission, the carrying out of enlargement and extension works to the building, increasing

the size of the Fishing Lodge from that approved on 7th August 2007 under planning reference WD/2007/1856/FR. REASONS FOR ISSUING THIS NOTICE:

i) It appears to the Council that the above breach of planning control has occurred within the last four years. The unauthorised development was substantially completed less than four years ago.

ii) The unauthorised works to the Fishing Lodge, which lies within the countryside outside of any development boundary, are considered to be unjustified on normal planning grounds, in the absence of any

know or proven agricultural or forestry need’.

 

The following application has gone to the Planning Inspectorate having been refused by WDC

Site: LAND ADJACENT TO TANYARD’S FARMHOUSE, FRAMFIELD ROAD, BUXTED, TN22 4PP

Proposal: Demolition of existing buildings and structure, and erection of a single dwelling with detached garage, driveway and soft landscaping

Planning Inspectorate Ref: APP/C1435/W/19/3232260

 

 

9.

Announcements: None this meeting.

 

 

The meeting closed at 1913 p.m. hours.

 

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