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Planning Committee Meeting 17 Jan 2013

Planning Committee Meeting 17 Jan 2013

Location: Cowdray Hall Easebourne Midhurst GU29 0AL

Date and time: 17 January 2013 10:30 AM

Contact Details:

Trevor Beattie

Chief Executive (National Park Officer)

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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 other pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests in any such matter that Members may wish to disclose.

3.  Minutes of previous meeting held on 13 December 2012 (Page 1)

4.  Updates on previous Committee decisions

5.  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.



6. Application No: SDNP/12/02347/FUL

Proposal: The permanent siting of static homes with occupancy between August and April (change of use)

Address: Hill Farm Orchards, Hill Farm , Droxford Road, Swanmore, Southampton, SO32 2PY

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 1/13 Page 15)


7. Application No: SDNP/12/00825/FULNP

Proposal: Retention and refurbishment of the showroom (sui generis).  Demolition of existing petrol filling station and workshop.  Erection of two buildings for flexible uses (B1/B8) and ancillary retail.  Demolition and replacement of a single dwelling

Address: Former Garage Site, Bury Road, Bury, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 1NN

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 2/13 Page 23)

SDNPA (Arun District)

8. Application No: SDNP/12/03020/HOUS

Proposal: First floor extension over existing garage

Address: Dormers, Steep Lane, Findon, West Sussex, BN14 0UE

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 3/13 Page 31)

SDNPA (Arun District)

9. Application No: SDNP/12/02570/FUL

Proposal: Conversion of redundant building into holiday let

Address: Farm House, Gallops Farm, Stable Lane, Findon, Worthing, West Susses, BN14 0RP

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 4/13 Page 37)

strategy & policy

10. Adoption of joint East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Plan

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 5/13 Page 44)

To all Members of the Planning Committee:

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

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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