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Planning Committee Meeting 16 Feb 2012

Planning Committee Meeting 16 Feb 2012

Location: Cowdray Hall, Easebourne

Date and time: 16 February 2012 10:30 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. Webcasting is undertaken in the public interest and in the exercise of our official authority, 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


1. Apologies for absence

2. Declarations of Interest

Members and officers are invited to make any declarations of personal or prejudicial interests that they may have in relation to items on the agenda and are reminded to make any declaration at any stage during the meeting if it then becomes apparent that this may be required when a particular item or issue is considered.

3. Minutes of previous meeting held on 19 January 2012 (Page 1)

4. Urgent Items

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

Development Management

Chichester district council

5. Application No: 11/03310/FULNP

Proposal: Comprehensive C3 residential development of a former Dl Convent School site to provide 89 new dwellings. The proposals include the provision of 25 private homes, 25 affordable homes and 39 sheltered apartments, car parking, associated  open space and landscaping.

Address: St Margaret’s Petersfield Road, Midhurst GU29 9JN

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 06/12 Page 7)

Chichester District council

6. Application No: 11/03311/LBCNP

Proposal: Refurbishment and reuse of the Grade ll Listed Regency Villa building at St Margaret’s, Midhurst. The proposals include the removal of adjacent additions and extensions and minor alterations to provide 4 new apartments.

Address:  St Margaret’s Petersfield Road, Midhurst GU29 9JN

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 07/12 Page 23)

Chichester District council

7. Application No: 11/03312/CACNP

Proposal: Demolition of a number of buildings within the Midhurst Conservation Area to enable the comprehensive redevelopment of St Margaret’s, Midhurst.

Address: St Margaret’s Petersfield Road, Midhurst GU29 9JN

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 08/12 Page 30)

Winchester city council

8. Application No:11/02492/FUL

Proposal: Change of use application for the regarding of land to the north of the school buildings to create level areas for grass sports fields and permanent permission for existing temporary car park

Address: St Swithuins School

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 09/12 Page 35)

Horsham district council

9.Application No: DC/11/1300

Proposal: 8 Residential units

Address: Gersten Farm, Greyfriars Storrington

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 10/12 Page 42)

Strategy & policy

10. Statement of Community Involvement

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 11/12 Page 52)

11.Recovery of the Development Management Service by the South Downs National Park Authority

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 12/12 Page 55)

 To all Members of the Planning Committee:

Alun Alesbury, Ken Bodfish, Neville Harrison, Barbara Holyome, David Jenkins, Tom Jones, Charles Peck,  Andrew Shaxson & Jennifer Gray

Meeting Papers

Public participation

Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting should register their request, by emailing the following information to public.speaking@southdowns.gov.uk no later than 12 noon on the Monday before the meeting.

  • Name:
  • Address:
  • Phone Number:
  • Email:
  • Planning Application Number:
  • Details of Proposed Development:
  • Indicate if you are speaking in support or against the application:
  • Who are you representing?:
  • In the event that more than 3 people request to speak in favour or against an item it may be necessary for them to agree amongst themselves who should speak at the meeting. In order to facilitate this process we would ask you to confirm that you are happy with us sharing your name and e-mail address with other potential speakers. We will not share any other personal details with any other third parties.
  • YES / NO (delete as appropriate)

Confirmation that you have registered to speak will be send after 12 noon deadline. 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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