Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting to be held on 16th December 2013

Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting to be held on 16th December 2013


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 on at 7pm on Monday 16th December 2013 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:

3. Approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 18th November 2013

4. Matters Arising

            i) Land bequest to the Council

5. 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

6. Finance and corporate:

            i) To receive and approve a financial report.

            ii) To receive and approve the draft budget and Precept request.

7. To receive an update on the position of the Neighbourhood Plan

8. Planning matters including applications and CDC delegated decisions.

            ii) Planning Applications to be decided.

 BI/13/03692/TPA - Case Officer: Henry Whitby Mr Ronald Gammie Beechway Martins Lane Birdham

Crown reduce by 20% on 1 no. Hornbeam (T1) subject to BI/01/00039/TPO.

 BI/13/03437/DOM - Case Officer: Anna Weir Mr Matt Smith 96 Crooked Lane Birdham

Single storey rear extension.

 BI/13/03742/DOM - Case Officer: Maria Tomlinson Mr M Holmes Belland House Main Road Birdham

Two storey side and rear extensions and rear sun room.

 BI/13/03704/DOM - Case Officer: Maria Tomlinson - Mr Barry Wallis The Little House Westlands Lane Birdham

Proposed first floor side extension, rear infill extension, side car port, front roof canopy and internal alterations.

 BI/13/03763/DOM - Case Officer: Maria Tomlinson- Mr I Chase 34 Greenacres Birdham

Single storey front extension, alterations to front door and garage.

 BI/13/03785/FUL - Case Officer: Sophie Locke - CEA Setrement Trust Elmstead Birdham Road

Use of former apple store for business (use class B1) and associated works.

 BI/13/03783/DOM - Case Officer: Natalie McKellar - Mr Paul Kelly 32 Greenacres Birdham

Additional porch, rear extension at ground and first floors, use of garage as residential accommodation, new annexed garage, external swimming pool with ancillary plant accommodation, new external timber weatherboarding.

 BI/13/03939/DOM Bees, Pescotts Close, Birdham

New side extension to existing bungalow and new car port to front together with improvements to the appearance of the existing flat roof at rear.

 BI/13/03834/DOM Ffolletts Thatch , Sidlesham Lane, Birdham

Single storey side extension, front porch, re cladding of elevations and pitched roof over existing flat roof.

 iv) Delegated Decisions to be noted.

 BI/13/02832/DOM Mr R Felton Harbour House 22 Greenacres Birdham

Renewal of planning permission BI/10/04721/DOM for extensions and alterations to existing house and garage. PERMIT

 BI/13/03307/TPA Mr Peter Bachelor 25 Walwyn Close Birdham

Reduce eastern sector by 1m (back to previous pruning points) and crown raise western sector by removal of 1 no. major limb (approx 200m in diameter) on 1. no Oak tree (T7) subject to BI/97/00037/TPO. PERMIT

 BI/13/02962/TPA Mr Anthony Hope Cross Trees Burlow Close Birdham

Fell 1 no. Horse Chestnut tree (T4) . Crown lift by up to 4.5 m and crown reduction by 2-2.5m on 1 no. Horse Chestnut tree (T5). Both trees subject to BI/69/0009/TPO. PERMIT

 BI/13/03100/FUL Mr J Chatfield Pinks Four Bell Lane Birdham

Replacement extension to existing railway carriage and replacement of existing septic tank (retrospective application). PERMIT

 BI/13/01391/FUL The Hyde Group Field North West Of The Saltings Crooked Lane Birdham

The development of 15 new affordable dwellings and associated external works. PERMIT WITH S106

 BI/13/03314/TPA Mr Fowler 32 Walwyn Close Birdham

Reduce heights by 2m and outer widths of the trees' crowns by 2m and crown raise by up to 5m (above ground level) only removing limbs of 7.5cm or less in diameter on 3 no. Oak trees (T1-T3) subject to BI/97/00037/TPO. 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. To receive a report from Cllr Ayton on speeding in and around the Village. (Deferred from the 18th November meeting)

12. Reports of meetings attended by Councillors

13. Items for inclusion on next agenda.

14. Date of Next Meeting 20th January 2014