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Planning Committee 10 October 2019

Planning Committee 10 October 2019

Location: South Downs Centre Hall, Midhurst, GU29 9DH

Date and time: 10 October 2019 10:00am

Contact Details:

Trevor Beattie

Chief Executive (National Park Officer)

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Update Sheet

  1. Apologies for absence
  2. Declaration of interests
    To enable Members to declare to the meeting any disclosable interest they may have in any matter on the agenda for the meeting.
  3. Minutes of previous meeting held on 12 September 2019
    To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 12 September 2019 (Page 1).
    Agenda item 3
  4. Matters arising from the previous meeting minutes
    To enable any matters arising from the 12 September 2019 Planning Committee 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 matters
    To consider any matters on the agenda which the Chair agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency due to special circumstances.

    Development Management

  7. Chichester District Council- Application No: SDNP/19/02256/FUL & SDNP/19/02257/LIS
    The Goodwood Hotel, Hat Hill Road, Goodwood, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0QB.
    Agenda item 7
  8. Chichester District Council – Application No: SDNP/18/05920/FUL
    Centurion Way Extension West Dean to Hoefield Lane and Hilltop Connection, West Sussex, PO18 0RD.
    Agenda item 8

Strategy & Policy

9. Summary of appeal decisions received from 25 June – 18 September 2019
Agenda item 9

Members of the Planning Committee:

Alun Alesbury, Heather Baker, Pat Beresford, Thérèse Evans, Barbara Holyome, Diana van der Klugt, Gary Marsh, William Meyer, Robert Mocatta and Vanessa Rowlands.
Ex officio Members (may participate on Policy items but not vote): Margaret Paren and Ian Phillips

Members’ interests

SDNPA Members have a primary responsibility for ensuring that the Authority furthers the National Park Purposes and Duty. Members regard themselves first and foremost as Members of the Authority, and will act in the best interests of the National Park as a whole, rather than as representatives of their appointing body or any interest groups.

Members are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest that is not already entered in the Authority's register of interests, and any personal interest and/or 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).

Access to information

If you would like a copy of this agenda in large print or an alternative format/language please contact the Committee Officer on or 01730 814810.

Public participation

Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting should register their request, using the Registration Form, no later than 12 noon on the Monday before the meeting. Further information on public speaking and registering as a speaker.

Please note that there is no catering provision for members of the public during meal breaks. However there are cafes, pubs and shops in Midhurst town centre, approximately 5 minutes’ walk away.


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