Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting to be held on the 19th January 2015
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Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting to be held on the 19th January 2015


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 19th January 2015 in the Main Hall at Birdham Village Hall, Birdham.

David J Siggs - Clerk to the Council


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

2. Declaration of interests and granting of dispensations if any.

3. Approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 15th December 2014.

4. Matters Arising

i) Land bequest to the Council

5. Co-option of Council Member.

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.

8. Planning matters including applications and CDC delegated decisions.

i) Approve and sign the minutes of the Planning Committee held on the 22nd December 2014.

a) To finalise the Councils decision and comments on planning application BI/14/02662/OUT.

ii) To determine a response, if required, to the CDC Chichester Local Plan Key Policies Pre-submission 2014-2029 Proposed Modifications

iii) Planning Applications to be decided.

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

New Porch, raising existing roof & insertion of small dormer windows and rooflights plus rear extension. (Revised drawings)

BI/14/04272/FUL - High Seat Ltd Premier Business Park Birdham Road

Conversion and change of use of existing retail/storage/light industrial unit to new designation retail unit incorporation new shopfront and entrance.

BI/15/00005/TPA - Mr Michael Lansley 7 the Saltings Birdham Chichester West Sussex

Reduce back to old cut on side limbs and remove deadwood on 1 no. Walnut tree (marked on plan as A), subject to BI/81/00022/TPO.  Reduce by 30% on 2 no. Field Maple trees (marked on plan as B1 and B2), subject to BI/97/00033/TPO.

BI/15/00003/DOM - Copper Beech, Church Lane, Birdham

Rebuild first floor of side extension with new design and two rear ground floor extension.

iv) Delegated Decisions to be noted.

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

Single storey rear extension and two storey side extension. PERMIT

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. WITHDRAWN

BI/14/03832/PLD Manhood Cottage  Birdham Road

New detached double garage and permeable driveway/turning area. REFUSE

9. Correspondence - Not previously circulated to be noted.

10. Reports

i)  Play area and playing field

ii) Village Green and pond

a)     To determine the level of grass cutting to take place on the Village Green.

iii) Condition of Village Drain/Ditch Network

iv) Police & Neighbourhood Watch

v) Communication Working Group

vi) Other

a) To determine if the Parish Council should purchase and lay a wreath on Remembrance Day.

11. Reports of meetings attended by Councillors

12. Items for inclusion on next agenda.

13. Date of Next Meeting Monday the 16th February 2015