Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 10th October, 2018 11.30 am

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

Contact: Simon Bailey  Democratic Services Officer

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Items
No. Item

21.

Minutes of the meeting held on 12 September 2018 pdf icon PDF 72 KB

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Minutes:

21.1     The Committee approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 12 September 2018.

22.

Disclosures of interests

Disclosures by all members present of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the member regards the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct.

 

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22.1     Councillor Liddiard declared a prejudicial interest in Item 5B in that a relative lives adjacent to the site, and he left the Chamber for the duration of that item. 

23.

Reports

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23.1     Reports referred to in the minutes below are contained in the minute book.

 

24.

Variation of Conditions 9, 10 & 11 of planning permission WD/582/CM to extend the operational hours of the site including the loading and unloading of waste containers and the use of the mobile compactor. Crowborough Household Waste Recycling Site, Wealden Industrial Estate, Farningham Road, Crowborough - WD/582/CM1 pdf icon PDF 163 KB

Report by the Head of Planning and Environment

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24.1     The Committee considered a report by the Head of Planning and Environment.

 

24.2     Members have considered the report and agree with the conclusions and reasons for recommendation as set out in paragraph 7 of the report.

 

24.3     RESOLVED to refuse planning permission for the following reasons: 

1.         The proposal to extend operating hours on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank & Public Holidays would be likely to result in a significant adverse effect on the amenity of persons living in close proximity to the site by reason of noise and other disturbance.  This would be unacceptable and conflicts with Policy WMP25 (a), (b) & (c) of the East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Plan 2013, Saved Policy EN27 (2) of the Wealden Local Plan 1998 and the relevant provisions of Part 12 of the National Planning Policy Framework 2018.

25.

Variation of Conditions 5 & 6 of planning permission EB/677/CM to extend the operational hours of the site. Eastbourne Household Waste Recycling Site, St Philip's Avenue, Eastbourne, BN22 8NB - EB/812/CM pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Report by the Head of Planning and Environment

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25.1     Councillor Tom Liddiard left the Chamber for the duration of this Item.

 

25.2     The Committee considered a report by the Head of Planning and Environment.  

 

25.3     Councillor David Tutt, the Local Member, spoke in support of the recommendation for refusal. 

 

25.4     Members have considered the report and comments of the Local Member and agree with the conclusions and reasons for recommendation as set out in paragraph 7 of the report.

 

25.5     RESOLVED unanimously to refuse planning permission for the following reasons: 

1.         The proposal to extend operating hours on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank & Public Holidays would be likely to result in a significant adverse effect on the amenity of persons living in close proximity to the site by reason of noise and other disturbance.  This would be unacceptable and conflicts with Policy WMP25 (a), (b) & (c) of the East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Plan 2013 and the relevant provisions of Part 12 of the National Planning Policy Framework 2018.

 

25.6     Councillor Tom Liddiard returned to the Chamber at the conclusion of the Item.

 

26.

Development Management Matters: Quarterly Report pdf icon PDF 217 KB

Report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport

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26.1     The Committee considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport which included a statement of conformity with the revised National Planning Policy Framework.

 

26.2     RESOLVED to note the report.