Commons and Village Green Registration Panel


MINUTES of a meeting of the Commons and Village Green Registration Panel held at County Hall, Lewes on 15 November 2017.



PRESENT Councillors Phil Boorman, Bob Bowdler and Tom Liddiard





1             Appointment of Chair


1.1       Councillor Boorman was appointed as the Chair. 





2             Minutes of the meeting held on 14 October 2015


2.1       The minutes of the meeting held on 14 October 2015 were approved as a correct record. 





3             Apologies


3.1       Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Dowling.  It was noted that Councillor Liddiard was acting as a substitute. 





4             Disclosure of Interests


4.1       Councillor Boorman declared a personal interest in item 4, in that a family member is a Member of Lewes District Council, but he did not consider this to be prejudicial. 





5             Application for land at the Hollycroft Field, Chapel Lane, East Chiltington, East Sussex to be registered as a town or villagE GREEN


5.1       The Panel considered a report by the Assistant Director, Operations.


5.2       The Panel accepted that the Applicant has, on the balance of probabilities, satisfied all elements of the statutory criteria for registration.  The use of the land for the relevant period was on the balance of probabilities “as of right”. 


5.3       The Panel RESOLVED to accept the application of East Chiltington Parish Council, pursuant to section 15 of the Commons Act 2006, to register land at Hollycroft Field, Chapel Lane, East Chiltington as a town or village green.









The meeting ended at 10.40 am.