Planning Committee


To:   All Members of the Planning Committee (Cllrs Jane Baker, Kristian Berggreen, Robert Brewer, Leslie Campbell, Bill Hatton, Claire Tester and Nick Owens) with copies to all other Councillors for information.

A virtual meeting of the PLANNING COMMITTEE will be held on Monday 1 February 2021 at 7.30pm.

Parish Clerk   26 January 2021


Disclosure by Councillors of personal and/or pecuniary interests in matters on the agenda and whether the Councillors regard their interest as prejudicial/pecuniary under the terms of the Code of Conduct.

3. MINUTES. To accept Minutes of the Meeting held on Monday 11 January 2021 (previously circulated)


5. The Future Homes Standards. Members are invited to read the information included in the following link which provides information on the current situation regarding the required energy efficiency of houses. The Future Homes Standard explained (

6. APPLICATIONS (copies of each application can be viewed online via the
Mid Sussex District Council (MSDC) Website –

6.1 DM/21/0009 8 Hurst Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9NJ Retrospective planning application for the erection of a single storey ground floor rear extension. Proposed deep energy efficiency retrofit to external walls, roof, windows and ventilation to create a low energy home.

6.2 DM/20/4287 Budgens 1 – 4 Orion Parade Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8QA New external refrigeration unit to the rear of building. (Additional information, noise report, received 05.01.2021).

6.3 DM/21/0036 28 Stonepound Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8PR Detached garden office with cloakroom to facilitate working from home.

6.4 DM/21/0052 8 Bonny Wood Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8HR Demolition of existing sunroom and detached garage building. Creation of first floor in roof space with front facing dormer and two storey rear extension. Single storey side extension.

6.5 DM/20/3810 40 Hurst Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9NL (Amended plans and description 14/01/2020) Demolition of existing detached garage/storage building. Two storey and single storey side extension. Single storey rear extension.

6.6 DM/21/0130 14 Flowers Close Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8FF To reduce height of small leaning sycamore by 2m. To crown lift second sycamore to 3m. To crown lift chestnut to 5m.

6.7 DM/21/0110 29 Priory Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8PS Single storey front extension.

6.8 DM/21/0085 17 Semley Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8PD Construction of front elevation 1st floor dormer window with rear elevation shower room and rear ground floor kitchen extension.

6.9 DM/21/0162 21 Hurst Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9NJ Construction of 2 first floor rear extensions onto existing single storey rear extension with internal alterations.

6.10 DM/21/0160 20 Ockenden Way Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8HS Proposed porch and 2 dormers to front and ground floor and dormer extensions to the rear. Resubmission of planning application DM/20/3353, to replace brick porch with oak framed porch.

6.11 DM/21/0165 Mill Nursery London Road Hassocks West Sussex Demolition of existing buildings and erection of 3no. four-bedroom dwellings and 1no. four bedroom replacement dwelling with associated parking, amenity space and landscaping.

6.12 DM/21/0170 14 Ewart Close Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8FJ Alterations to existing detached garage with creation of additional storey above for storage/office space and single storey extension to side for garden room.

6.13 DM/21/0214 4 Friars Oak Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8PX Single storey rear extension. This is an application to establish whether the development is lawful. This will be a legal decision where the planning merits of the proposed use cannot be taken into account. (LDC).



9. Urgent Matters at the discretion of the Chairman for noting and/or inclusion on a future agenda.

10. Date of Next Meeting: Monday 22 February 2021 at 7.30pm

Please Note

All members of the public are welcome to attend to attend meetings of the Parish Council and its Committees.

Item 4 – a period of 15 minutes will be set aside for the public statements and questions relating to the published non-confidential business of the Meeting.  It may be necessary to consider particular items in confidential session and where this arises, these items will be considered at the end of the agenda.

If you wish to attend this virtual meeting please email before 9.00 hrs on the day of the meeting to be sent an electronic invitation by 12.00 noon on that same day.


During this meeting members of the public may film or record the Committee and officers from the public area only providing it does not disrupt the meeting. The Confidential section of the meeting may not be filmed or recorded. If a member of the public objects to being recorded, the person(s) filming must stop doing so until that member of the public has finished speaking. The use of social media is permitted but members of the public are requested to switch their mobile devices to silent for the duration of the meeting.