Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting to be held on the 17th November 2014
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Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting to be held on the 17th November 2014


Birdham Parish Council

28 Langdale Avenue, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 8JQ

Tel : 01243 790402

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Clerk to the Council : David J Siggs


Members are hereby summoned to attend a Meeting of Birdham Parish Council to be held at 7pm on Monday the 17th November 2014 in the Main Hall at Birdham Village Hall, Birdham.

David J Siggs - Clerk to the Council


1. Election of Vice Chairman for the remainder of the Council year

2. Public Question Time: (In accordance with Standing Orders 1d – 1l)

3. Declaration of interests and granting of dispensations if any

4. Approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 20th October 2014 and the minutes of the Extra    Ordinary meeting held on the 3rd November 2014

5. Matters Arising

i) Land bequest to the Council

6. Clerks Report including:

i) WSCC Reports, highways matters and correspondence

ii) CDC Reports including correspondence

iii) To receive reports from Division Members of WSCC and Ward Members of CDC as appropriate.

iv) Other related matters

7. Finance and corporate:

i) To receive and approve a financial report.

ii) To consider the application by the BVRA for a grant of £1500.00 deferred from the 20th October meeting.

8. Planning matters including applications and CDC delegated decisions.

i) To receive and approve the Minutes of the Planning Committee of the 29th September 2014 deferred from the meeting of the 20th October.

ii) Planning Applications to be decided.

BI/14/03574/DOM - C/O Agent Manhood Cottage  Birdham Road

Single storey rear extension and two storey side extension.

BI/14/03436/ELD - Mr Paul Knappett Kellys Farm  Bell Lane Birdham

Used as an office for over 10 years.

BI/14/03697/DOM - Mr & Mrs Chamberlain Skylarks  Pescotts Close Birdham

New porch, raise existing roof and insertion of small dormer windows and rooflights and rear extension

BI/14/03703/DOM - Mr & Mrs Morelli 11 Greenacres Birdham

Ground floor extension and internal alterations. First floor extension to west facing elevation and internal alterations. Roof converted to provide master bedroom and en-suite.

BI/14/03706/TPA - Mr S Apted Pict Fenn  Court Barn Lane Birdham

Fell 3 no. Holm Oak trees (T9, T10 and T11) and crown reduce by 6 m on western sector on 1 no. Horse Chestnut tree. All trees subject to BI/01/00040/TPO.

BI/14/03759/DOM - Other Dev - Householder Developments - 1 Alandale Road, Birdham,

Re-submission of previous application BI/14/00235/COHH Two storey side extension

iii) Delegated Decisions to be noted.

BI/13/00284/FUL Mr John Matuszewski (Martin Grant Homes) Rowan Nursery Bell Lane Birdham

Demolition of existing 2 bungalows and construction of 27 dwellings (including 10 affordable units), access road and associated landscaping.  Provision also of an alternative recreational area to the south, accessed via a footpath link. PERMIT WITH S106

BI/14/02543/COU Mr Adrian Howell Tawny Nurseries  Bell Lane Birdham

Change of use from certificated touring caravan site to a touring caravan site with 19 pitches and play area. PERMIT

BI/14/02627/TPA Mr Graeme Barnsley Chichester Marina  Chichester Marina Birdham

Fell 7 no. Poplar trees (T1, T2, T4, T5, T16, T17 and T22) and 1 no. Hawthorn tree (T28).  Crown reduce by 1m and crown lift by 3m (above ground level) on 1 no. Oak tree (T8).  Crown reduce by up to 2m and crown lift by 3m (above ground level) on 1 no. Willow tree (T18).  All within Group 'B' subject to BI/98/00035/TPO.  Crown reduce by 2m height and widths in all directions on 1 no. Oak tree (T29) (TPO no. T1 subject to BI/98/00035/TPO). PERMIT

BI/14/03048/DOM Mr & Mrs M Cole Westlands Lodge Westlands Estate Birdham

Demolition of existing conservatory and accommodation annex.  Construction of new replacement single storey annex. Construction of single storey rear and side extensions. Construction of new dormers to the existing upper rooms. New bay unit to the west elevation. PERMIT

9. Correspondence - Not previously circulated to be noted.

10. Reports

i)  Play area and playing field –

ii) Village Green and pond

iii) Condition of Village Drain/Ditch Network

iv) Police & Neighbourhood Watch

v) Communication Working Group

vi) Other -

11. Reports of meetings attended by Councillors

12. Items for inclusion on next agenda.

13. Date of Next Meeting Monday the 15th December 2014