Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting to be held on the 20th April 2015

Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting to be held on the 20th April 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 20th April 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 16th March 2015.

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.

7. Neighbourhood Plan – Update.

8. Planning matters including applications and CDC delegated decisions.

i) Planning Applications to be decided.

BI/15/00388/DOM - Mr Stephen Terry Houseboat Infinity Chichester Marina Birdham

To extend houseboat by 6m x 3m to incorporate bedroom and storage.

BI/15/00795/TPA - Mrs Rosemary Page 26 Longmeadow Gardens Birdham

Reduce northern sector by 2-3m (back from property) on 1 no. Oak tree (T1) BI/95/00032/TPO.

BI/15/00646/DOM - Mr Chris Bateson Timbers Crooked Lane Birdham

Single storey extension to kitchen.

BI/15/00796/ADV - Mr & Mrs M Eade The Barnyard Birdham Road Birdham

Erection of freestanding V forecourt sign.

BI/15/00915/ELD - Mr Paul Knappett Kellys Farm Bell Lane Birdham

Used as an office for over 10 years.

BI/15/00989/DOM - Mr & Mrs Morelli 11 Greenacres Birdham

Ground floor and first floor extension (to the west facing elevation), internal alterations and roof conversion.

ii) Delegated Decisions to be noted.

BI/15/00003/DOM Mr David Thompson Copper Beech Church Lane Birdham

Rebuild first floor side extension with new design and two flat roofed rear ground floor extensions. PERMIT

BI/15/00403/DOM Mr Peter Mckenzie Field Cottage  Westlands Estate Birdham

Extensions, partial raised roof, loft conversion, garage conversion and recladding. PERMIT

BI/15/00339/FUL Premier Marinas Former Chandlery Building Chichester Marina

Change of use of ground floor from retail (Use Class A1) and restaurant (Use Class A3) to create five self-contained two-bedroom residential units (Use Class C3). Replacement of existing flat roof with pitched roof including dormer windows to create upper levels to the existing flats. 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 – To include an update/decision on current

Op Watershed applications

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 18th May 2015 (Members will please note that this is the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council and the first meeting of the newly elected Council.)