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Planning Committee Meeting 14 April 2016

Planning Committee Meeting 14 April 2016

Location: Memorial Hall, South Downs Centre, Midhurst

Date and time: 14 April 2016 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. 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

Agenda Items 10 onwards will not be considered until 12:30pm


  1. Apologies for absence
    1. 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, 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 meeting held on 10 March 2016

    To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 10 March 2016 (Page 1).

    4.  Matters arising

    To enable any matters arising from the 10 March 2016 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 matter on the agenda which the Chair agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency to due special circumstances.



    7.  Application No:        SDNP/15/05258/FUL

    Proposal: Erection of 200 dwellings following the demolition of 104 The Causeway, provision of informal open space, offsite highway and landscaping works to The Causeway, associated roads, parking, footpaths, landscaping and drainage works.

    Address:  Land at Causeway Farm, The Causeway, Petersfield Hampshire GU31 4LL

    To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC16/16 Page 9).


    8.  Application No:        SDNP/15/06447/FUL

    Proposal:                    Demolition of 20th century extensions to the south and north sides of Aylings Barn and replacement with part construction and conversion with change of use to C3 including bed and breakfast accommodation.

    Address:  Aylings Barn, South Lane, Houghton, West Sussex BN18 9LN

    To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC17/16 Page 41).


    9.  East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Sites Plan – Regulation 19 Consultation

    To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC18/16 Page 53).

    Items 10 – 13 will not be considered before 12:30pm

    10. Making of the Fernhurst Neighbourhood Development Plan

    To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC19/16 Page 79).

    11.  SDNPA Response to Submission (Reg 16) Consultation on the Findon Neighbourhood Development Plan

    To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC20/16 Page 83).

    12.  SDNPA Response to Pre-submission (Reg 14) Consultation on the Lavant Neighbourhood Development Plan

    To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC21/16 Page 95).

    13.   Adoption of East Dean and Friston Village Design Statement as a Supplementary Planning Document

    To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC22/16 Page 113).

    To all Members of the Planning Committee:

    Alun Alesbury, David Coldwell, Neville Harrison, Barbara Holyome, Doug Jones, Tom Jones, Diana Kershaw, Gary Marsh, Robert Mocatta, Ian Phillips, Norman Dingemans (ex officio) & Margaret Paren (ex officio).

    Please note that SDNPA Members do not represent their appointing bodies on the Authority, but will, as a Member, be responsible for ensuring that the Authority achieves the National Park Purposes and Duty, in a way that best suits the special characteristics of the National Park as a whole.

    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.

    " The Downs...too much for one pair of eyes, enough to float a whole population in happiness. "