Planning Committee Meeting 14 May 2015

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

Date and time: 14 May 2015 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

Please note that Agenda Item 9 Land Off Heighton Street Firle has been withdrawn by the applicant

Agenda

PART I

1. Apologies for absence

2. Disclosure of Interests

To enable Members to disclose to the meeting any disclosable 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. Minutes of previous meetings held on 9 April and 15 April 2015

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Planning Committee meetings held on 9 April and 15 April 2015 (Pages 1 and 11).

4. Matters arising

To enable any matters arising from the 9 April and 15 April 2015 minutes that are not covered elsewhere on this agenda to be raised.

5. Updates on previous Committee decisions

To receive any updates on previous Committee decisions.

6. 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.

7. Need for Part II Exclusion of Press and Public

The Planning Committee is asked to consider whether, in respect of Agenda Item 20, the public, including the press, should be excluded from the meeting on the basis that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if a member of the public were present during the items there would be disclosure to them of exempt information within Paragraph 6 of Part I of Schedule12A to the Local Government Act 1972, being information that reveals that the Authority proposes to make an order or direction under any enactment, and that in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exempt information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons set out in the Report.

DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT

CHICHESTER DISTRICT COUNCIL

8. Application No: SDNP/15/00490/FUL

Proposal:                    New visitor gateway incorporating galleries, ticketing, retail, cafe, catering facilities and education spaces and associated landscaping including improvements to car parking.

Address:                     Weald and Downland Open Air Museum A286 Town Lane to The Grove Singleton Chichester West Sussex PO18 0EU

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC43/15 Page 21).

LEWES DISTRICT COUNCIL

9. Application No: SDNP/14/06354/FUL

Proposal:                    Creation of a seasonal campsite (1st April – 31st October) for up to 40 pitches including facilities

Address:                     Land Off Heighton Street Firle East Sussex BN8 6NZ

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC44/15 Page 33).

SDNPA (WEALDEN)

10. Application No: SDNP/14/03813/HOUS

Proposal:                    Construction of a summer house and raised decking at the top of the garden.

Address:                     54 Peakdean Lane East Dean Eastbourne East Sussex BN20 0JE

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC45/15 Page 42).

STRATEGY & POLICY

11. Preferred Options Local Plan: Strategic Sites Policies

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC46/15 Page 48).

12. Preferred Options Local Plan: Biodiversity and Geodiversity Policies

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC47/15 Page 73).

13. Preferred Options Local Plan: Sustainable Economic Development Policies

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC48/15 Page 88).

14.Preferred Options Local Plan: Draft Town & Village Centres

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC49/15 Page 99).

15. Preferred Options Local Plan: Tourism and Recreation Policies

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC50/15 Page 108).

16. Preferred Options Local Plan: Climate Change & Sustainable Construction

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC51/15 Page 119).

17. Preferred Options Local Plan: Rivers Policy

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC52/15 Page 130).

18. Preferred Options Local Plan: Coast Policy

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC53/15 Page 139).

19. Draft Infrastructure Delivery Plan

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC54/15 Page 147).

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

PART II

The papers for the next item are enclosed for members of the Planning Committee only (yellow paper). However, a summary of the matters dealt with under the Part II item referred to is attached for all recipients of the Agenda

20. Article 4 Direction (Part II)

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC55/15 Page 160). The report is not for publication as it contains exempt information within Paragraph 6 of Part I of Schedule12A to the Local Government Act 1972, being information that reveals that the Authority proposes to make an order or direction under any enactment, and that in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exempt information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons set out in the report.

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, Norman Dingemans (ex officio) & Margaret Paren (ex officio).