Minutes of the Planning Committee held on the 29th September 2014

Minutes of the Planning Committee held on the 29th September 2014

Birdham Parish Council

Minutes of the Planning Committee

 held on Monday 29th September 2014

at 7pm in Birdham Village Hall


Present:                     Cllr Barker, Cllr Cobbold, Cllr Churchill and Cllr Finch

Apologies:                 Cllr Ayton, Cllr Harker

In attendance:           The Clerk

P6-14 Election of Chairman.

In the absence of Cllr Harker it was resolved that Cllr Cobbold be elected as Chairman for the meeting.

P7-14 Declaration of Interests.

There were none.

P8-14 Correspondence relevant to Planning, if any.

The Clerk reported that he had received notification from CDC that an appeal has been lodged against the refusal of planning application BI/14/01361/DOM and BI/14/01362/LBC Hammonds Farm. The appeal will be decided on the basis of an exchange of written statements.

P9-14 Planning applications to be decided

i) BI/14/03035/DOM - Mr & Mrs Wright Fir Trees Shipton Green Lane Itchenor

Alterations and extensions. . NO OBJECTION

ii) BI/14/03037/LBC - Mr & Mrs Wright Fir Trees Shipton Green Lane Itchenor

Alterations and extensions. Alterations and extensions.

Whilst no objection was made to the DOM Application it was felt that the increase in size to original building would significantly alter the appearance of this listed building to the extent that the Council feels it must OBJECT.

iii) BI/14/02973/DOM - Mr M Chapple 1 Alandale Road Birdham

Retrospective application for - Erection of two storey extension. NO OBJECTION.

iv) 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.

The Council raised NO OBJECTION to this application but request that a condition is applied to prevent any disposal of the annex separate from the main dwelling.

v) BI/14/03008/DOM - Mr & Mrs N Von Schirnding Hammonds Farm  Westlands Lane Birdham

Proposed 2 no. dormer windows and 1 no. roof light in connection with a loft conversion.

At the date of the Councils Planning Meeting no LBC Application had been received. The Council has therefore made its decision based purely on the DOM Application and whilst NO OBJECTION was raised a great deal of concern was felt at the proposed head room of 1.8mtr over a very limited space.

P10-14  Delegated Decisions were noted.

i) BI/14/02512/DOM Mrs Russell The Hundred House Hundredsteddle Lane Birdham

Conversion of double garage to granny annexe. PERMIT

ii) BI/14/02513/LBC The Hundred House Hundredsteddle Lane Birdham

Alterations to existing double garage to allow use as granny annexe. PERMIT

P11-13 Date of next meeting – TBA


There being no further business to discuss the meeting closed at 8.15pm


Signed ___________________________   Dated ____________________