Planning Committee Meeting 11 September 2014

Location: South Downs Centre, North Street, Midhurst, GU29 9DH

Date and time: 11 September 2014 10:00 AM

Contact Details:

Trevor Beattie

Chief Executive (National Park Officer)

The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations are in force, giving a right to members of the public to record (film, photograph and audio-record) and report on proceedings at committee meetings. Please read our protocol on Filming, Recording and Reporting of SDNPA Meetings Protocol for more information.

At the start of the meeting the Chair will make an announcement that the meeting may be filmed, recorded or photographed. By entering the meeting room and using the public seating area you are consenting to being filmed, recorded and photographed. If you have any queries regarding this please contact committee.officer@southdowns.gov.uk

The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations are in force, giving a right to members of the public to record (film, photograph and audio-record) and report on proceedings at committee meetings. Please read our protocol on Filming, Recording and Reporting of SDNPA Meetings Protocol for more information.

Agenda

Please note: This meeting will be filmed for live or subsequent broadcast via the Authority’s website on the internet – at the start of the meeting the Chair will confirm if all or part of the meeting is to be filmed. The images and sound recording may be used for training or any other purposes by the Authority. By entering the meeting room and using the public seating area you are consenting to being filmed, recorded or photographed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings for webcasting and/or training purposes.

Public seating is limited at the venue to 120, places will be allocated on a first come first served basis and ticket numbers will be allocated. Entrance will be for those with tickets only, members of the press/media and those wishing to speak at the meeting will also need to register to attend. The deadline for those wishing to register to speak at the meeting has now passed, however you can still register to attend or make a general enquiry by using the online form.

Members of the public will not be permitted to bring banners, or instruments with them into the hall.

In accordance with the Public Speaking Protocol the Chair has agreed that on this occasion the number of speakers permitted to speak will be:

  • Up to three individuals or group representatives who are opposing the application
  • Up to three individuals or group representatives who are supporting the application
  • 2 local Parish Councillors, 1 from Lynchmere Parish Council and 1 from Fernhurst Parish Council
  • A local District Councillor for the ward
  • The local County Councillor

Please note that there is no public parking outside the Hall for attendees of these meetings. All vehicles should be parked at the North Street pay & display car park across the road from the South Downs Centre.

1. Apologies for absence

2. Disclosure of Interests
To enable Members to disclose to the meeting any disclosable pecuniary interest they may have in any matter on the agenda for the meeting, where that interest is not already entered in the Authority’s register of interests, and any public service interest (as defined in Paragraph 18 of the Authority’s Code of Conduct) they may consider relevant to an item of business being considered at the meeting (such disclosure to be made at the commencement of the meeting, or when the interest becomes apparent).

3. Urgent Items
To consider any matter on the agenda which the Chair agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency to due special circumstances.

DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT
SDNPA (West Sussex)

4. Application No: SDNP/13/05896/CM
Proposal: The installation of a well and associated infrastructure, including access road and soil bunds, for the drilling of a vertical borehole for the exploration, testing and evaluation of hydrocarbons for a temporary period of three years
Address: Nine Acre Copse, Vann Road, Fernhurst, West Sussex
To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC80/14 Page 1).

5. Updates on previous Committee decisions
To receive any updates on previous Committee decisions.

To all Members of the Planning Committee:
Alun Alesbury, Jennifer Gray, Neville Harrison, Barbara Holyome, David Jenkins, Doug Jones, Tom Jones, Diana Kershaw, Charles Peck, Ian Phillips, Andrew Shaxson.

Meeting Papers