Planning Committee

Agenda

HASSOCKS PARISH COUNCIL

To:   All Members of the Planning Committee (Cllrs Jane Baker, Carolyn Barton, 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 Tuesday 6 April 2021 at 7.30pm.

Parish Clerk  29 March 2021

1. AGENDA

2. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.

3. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST. 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.

4. MINUTES. To accept Minutes of the Meeting held on Monday 15 March 2021 (previously circulated).

5. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

6. APPLICATIONS (copies of each application can be viewed online via the Mid Sussex District Council (MSDC) Websitehttps://pa.midsussex.gov.uk/online-applications/)

6.1 DM/21/0703 39 Mackie Avenue Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8NH Ground floor rear extension replacing existing structures.

6.2 DM/21/0698 13 Windmill Avenue Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8LH | Dormer to rear roof slope and velux roof lights to front roof slope. (LDC)

6.3 DM/21/0945 6 The Crescent Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8RB  Felling and removal of 7 Leylandii trees and a group of Hollies.

6.4 DM/21/0882 50 Church Mead Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8BW Oak – Remove 2 lowest branches at approximately 12m over hanging garden |

6.5. DM/21/0824 29 Hurst Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9NL Two storey extension and construct an open porch to the front elevation, single storey rear extension and add a side return to replace side lean-to. |

6.6 DM/21/0821 26 Stanford Avenue Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8JJ Demolition of existing conservatory, side extension and garage for a new single storey rear and side extensions, with replacement garage.

6.7 DM/21/0748 33 Hurst Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9NL Construction of home gym and garden store in rear garden. (LDC)

6.8 DM/21/0932 4 Fir Tree Way Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8BT Change of use of adjoining land to be used as residential relating to the property. Removal of existing garden wall and erection of new garden boundary wall.

6.9 DM/21/0905 6 Farm Close Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8PJ Part retrospective application for change of materials to dormer and gable end, fenestration, window materials. Replace UPVC windows to front and side elevation with grey aluminium.

6.10 DM/21/0214 4 Friars Oak Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8PX Single storey rear extension. Amended plans received 15.03.2021 showing reduction in depth of proposed extension. (LDC)

6.11 DM/21/0990 6 The Croft Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8EG Proposed two storey and single storey side extension works, porch alteration and internal changes to suit.

6.12 DM/21/0984 31 Church Mead Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8BW Ground floor extension with a pitched roof and a first floor extension to an existing extension (LDC).

6.13 DM/21/0337 The Ham 24 Hurst Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9NL Driveway installation (amended plans received 23/03/2021). |

6.14 DM/21/0269 65 Downs View Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8HY. Front porch, side and rear wrap around double storey extension and enlarged raised terrace at the rear. Amended plans received 25.03.2021.

6.15 DM/21/0996 20 Damian Way Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8BH Hip to gable loft conversion on both sides to create first floor with rooflights and side facing windows. Single storey rear extension.

6.16 DM/21/1132 38 Adastra Avenue Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8DL Pitched roof over existing flat roof garage & new link to dwelling.

6.17 DM/21/1154 14 Semley Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8PE  Rear and side dormers on existing roof slopes. (LDC)

7. APPLICATIONS FOR DISCHARGE OF PLANNING CONDITIONS. None

8. DECISION NOTICES.

9. CORRESPONDENCE.  Application DM/21/0165 – Mill Nursery London Road  Hassocks  West Sussex  BN6 9NB Demolition of existing buildings and erection of 3no. four-bedroom dwellings and 1no. four bedroom replacement dwelling with associated parking, amenity space and landscaping. Notification has been received from Mid Sussex District Council that this application will be considered by the Planning Committee on 8 April 2021 and is recommend for Permission

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

11. Date of Next Meeting: Monday 26 April 2021 at 7.30pm


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Minutes

HASSOCKS PARISH COUNCIL

Draft Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held virtually on
Tuesday 6 April 2021 at 7.30pm

Attendees: Parish Councillors: Jane Baker, Carolyn Barton, Kristian Berggreen, Bob Brewer, Leslie Campbell, Nick Owens and Claire Tester.

In Attendance: Deputy Clerk: Tracy Forte.

P20/182 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.  There were no apologies for absence.

P20/183 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST. Cllr Claire Tester declared a personal non-pecuniary interest in application DM/21/0882 50 Church Mead Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8BW.

P20/184 MINUTES. It was RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 15 March 2021, be signed by the Chair as a true and accurate record of the meeting.

P20/185 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.  There were no members of the public present.

P20/186 APPLICATIONS

DM/21/0703 39 Mackie Avenue Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8NH Ground floor rear extension replacing existing structures. Response: RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

DM/21/0698 13 Windmill Avenue Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8LH | Dormer to rear roof slope and velux roof lights to front roof slope. (LDC). Response: NOTED

DM/21/0945 6 The Crescent Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8RB  Felling and removal of 7 Leylandii trees and a group of Hollies. Response: RECOMMEND APPROVAL. The Parish Council welcomes the applicant’s intention to re-plant with Silver Birch trees.

DM/21/0882 50 Church Mead Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8BW Oak – Remove 2 lowest branches at approximately 12m over hanging garden. Cllr Tester abstained from comment and voting.  Response: RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

DM/21/0824 29 Hurst Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9NL Two storey extension and construct an open porch to the front elevation, single storey rear extension and add a side return to replace side lean-to. Response: RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

DM/21/0821 26 Stanford Avenue Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8JJ Demolition of existing conservatory, side extension and garage for a new single storey rear and side extensions, with replacement garage. Response: RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

DM/21/0748 33 Hurst Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9NL Construction of home gym and garden store in rear garden. (LDC). Response: NOTED.

DM/21/0932 4 Fir Tree Way Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8BT Change of use of adjoining land to be used as residential relating to the property. Removal of existing garden wall and erection of new garden boundary wall. Response: RECOMMEND REFUSAL. This application would be detrimental to the street scene and character of the surrounding area and is therefore contrary to Character and Design, Policy 9, of the Hassocks Neighbourhood Plan and Policy DP26 of the District Plan. Furthermore, it is considered that the erection of a boundary wall in the proposed location would impact on the vehicle sight line on the adjacent highway.

DM/21/0905 6 Farm Close Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8PJ Part retrospective application for change of materials to dormer and gable end, fenestration, window materials. Replace UPVC windows to front and side elevation with grey aluminium. Response:  RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

DM/21/0214 4 Friars Oak Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8PX Single storey rear extension. Amended plans received 15.03.2021 showing reduction in depth of proposed extension. (LDC). Response: Noted.

DM/21/0990 6 The Croft Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8EG Proposed two storey and single storey side extension works, porch alteration and internal changes to suit. Response: RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

DM/21/0984 31 Church Mead Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8BW Ground floor extension with a pitched roof and a first floor extension to an existing extension (LDC). Response: Noted.

DM/21/0337 The Ham 24 Hurst Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9NL Driveway installation (amended plans received 23/03/2021). Response: No further comments.

DM/21/0269 65 Downs View Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8HY. Front porch, side and rear wrap around double storey extension and enlarged raised terrace at the rear. Amended plans received 25.03.2021. Response: No further comments.

DM/21/0996 20 Damian Way Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8BH Hip to gable loft conversion on both sides to create first floor with rooflights and side facing windows. Single storey rear extension. Response: RECOMMEND APPROVAL.  The Parish Council would ask that the Case Officer could ensure that there are no concerns regarding any overlooking issues.

DM/21/1132 38 Adastra Avenue Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8DL Pitched roof over existing flat roof garage & new link to dwelling. Response: RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

DM/21/1154 14 Semley Road Hassocks West Sussex BN6 8PE  Rear and side dormers on existing roof slopes. (LDC). Response:  Noted.

P20/187 APPLICATIONS FOR DISCHARGE OF PLANNING CONDITIONS. There were none.

P20/188 RESOLVED that the observations on the planning issues as agreed above be submitted to the relevant Planning Authority for consideration.

P20/189 PLANNING AUTHORITY DECISION NOTICES

The following decisions were noted:              

Application details Hassocks PC recommendation to Planning Authority Planning Authority Decision (MSDC/SDNP)
DM/21/0398 36 Ockenden Way, Hassocks Recommend Approval Permission Granted
DM/21/0447 37 Shepherds Walk, Hassocks Recommend Approval Permission Granted
DM/21/0360 10 Bonnywood Road, Hassocks Recommend Approval Permission Granted
DM/21/0599 3 The Beacons, Hassocks Not consulted. Permission Granted
DM/21/0170 14 Ewart Close, Hassocks Recommend Approval Permission Granted
DM/21/0506 25A Hurst Road, Hassocks Recommend Approval Permission Granted
DM/21/0332 4 Dale Avenue, Hassocks Recommend Approval Permission Granted

The following notifications of Certificate of Lawful Use or Development (LDC), General Permitted Development (GDP)and/or Prior Approval were noted:

Application details Hassocks PC recommendation to Planning Authority Planning Authority Decision (MSDC/SDNP)
DM/21/0626 29 Farnham Avenue, Hassocks. (General Permitted Development application) Not consulted – GDP Prior Approval Not required.
SDNP/21/00547/APNB New Way Lane, Clayton Not consulted. Prior Approval notification. Prior Approval Required and Refused.

 

 P20/190 CORRESPONDENCE.

P20/190.1 Application DM/21/0165 – Mill Nursery London Road  Hassocks  West Sussex  BN6 9NB Demolition of existing buildings and erection of 3no. four-bedroom dwellings and 1no. four bedroom replacement dwelling with associated parking, amenity space and landscaping. Members noted that this application is to be considered by the Mid Sussex District Council Planning Committee on 8 April 2021 and that the application is recommend for PermissionCllr Claire Tester is to speak at the meeting on behalf of the Parish Council in opposition to this application.

P20/190.2 Soft Sand Review of the Joint Minerals Local Plan – Adoption. Members noted the following correspondence had been received from West Sussex County Council. In partnership, West Sussex County Council and the South Downs National Park Authority have undertaken a Soft Sand Review of the West Sussex Joint Minerals Local Plan, as required by Policy M2 of the adopted Plan.

The Inspector’s Report and modifications recommended by the Planning Inspector were considered by West Sussex County Council on 19 March 2021, and by the South Downs National Park Authority on 25 March 2021.

Both Authorities resolved to adopt the formal changes to the JMLP, with effect from 25 March 2021.

P20/191 Urgent Matters at the discretion of the Chairman for noting and/or inclusion on a future agenda. There were no urgent matters.  

P20/192 DATE OF NEXT MEETING.   Monday 26 April at 7.30pm.

There being no other business the Chair closed the meeting at 8.30pm.