Agenda and draft minutes

Commons and Village Green Registration Panel - Wednesday, 15th November, 2017 10.30 am

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, Lewes. View directions

Contact: Simon Bailey  Democratic Services Officer

No. Item


Appointment of Chair


1.1       Councillor Boorman was appointed as the Chair. 


Minutes of the meeting held on 14 October 2015 pdf icon PDF 51 KB


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




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


Disclosure of Interests

Disclosure by all Members present of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the Members regard the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct.


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. 


Application for land at the Hollycroft Field, Chapel Lane, East Chiltington, East Sussex to be registered as a town or village green pdf icon PDF 467 KB

Report by the Assistant Director, Operations

Additional documents:


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.