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All Minute Numbers are preceded by C14/15.

Cllr Glew (Vice-Chair)
Cllrs Anson, Chapman, Eldridge and Parsons
Clerk/RFO: Mrs Carol Hodgson
Also present: 1 Member of the Public

107 Apologies
Received from Cllr. Vine-Hall

108 Interest in accordance with 2012 Code of Conduct

  1. To note dispensations already granted to parish councillors up to May 2015.
  2. To receive new written requests for dispensation.
    No new requests received.
  3. To receive councillors' updates on their forms of declarations of interests.
    No new requests received.
  4. To receive councillors' declarations of interest regarding matters on the agenda.
    None received.

109 Public participation session re matters on the Agenda at the Chairman's discretion.
Cllr. Glew as Chairman, invited the member of the public present to speak

Mr. Skinner spoken in connection with the current Street Farm Planning Appeal (Item 62.1 on the Agenda). He believed there to be errors in the Proof of Evidence submitted to the Secretary of State by Parish Council. Cllr. Glew advised Mr. Skinner that as the appeal was currently in session Parish Council was not in a position to discuss the appeal but would include his observations for discussion at Parish Council's next meeting on 11th November.

110 Planning

  1. RR/2014/2248/P - Goose Gate, The Street, Sedlescombe
    Proposed Single Storey Extension

    RESOLVED: Parish Council has no objections to this planning proposal
  2. RR/2014/2411/P - Acorn Chalet, Churchland Lane, Sedlescombe
    Proposed extension to garage with formation of ancillary residential accommodation over
    RESOLVED: Parish Council would comment that the description of the proposed works is misleading. The plans, in Parish Council's opinion, show a conversion to form a new dwelling as opposed to an extension to the existing garage. Having taken this into consideration Parish Council does not object to the planning proposal subject to appropriate buidling regulations being applied for a dwelling.
  3. RR/2014/2413/P - Ariel, Churchland Lane, Sedlescombe
    Variation of condition 4 of planning permission RR/2009/2234/P to allow increased period for single occupation by same occupier for up to 11 months in any calendar year.
    RESOLVED: Parish Council has no objections to this planning proposal

111 Results

  1. RR/2014/1676/P - Hurst Home Cottage, Hurst Lane. Sedlescombe
    Demolition of existing property and erection of replacement dwelling
    APPROVED CONDITIONAL: As per decision notice 20-Oct-14
  2. RR/2014/70/P - Pestalozzi Village, Ladybird Lane, Sedlescombe
    Variation of condition to close the South Gate imposed on planning permission RR/2007/378/P (Condition 6), RR/2007/397/P (Condiiton 8), RR/2010/1264/P (Condition 1), RR/2010/1671/P (Condition 4), RR/2010/2134/P (Condition 1) to allow the additional use of the South Gate between the hours of 07:00hrs and 20:00hrs for service vehicles, construction traffic and events traffic.
    REFUSED : As per decision notice 23-Oct-14

112 Current Appeals

  1. APPEAL NO. 2264 - RR/2014/147/P Brede Lane - land at, Sedlescombe.
    The erection of 18no. residential dwellings with associated access, car park parking and open space together with the transfer and change of use of land to be used as school playing fields.
    Procedure: Public Inquiry 04-Nov-14
    The hearing of the appeal had started on 4th November and was expected to last 3 days.
  2. APPEAL NO. 2274 - RR/2012/2398/P Spilsted Farm, Stream Lane, Sedlescombe
    Remodel land to improve visibility on airstrip, including new temporary access for construction traffic
    Procedure: Written representation
  3. APPEAL NO. 2279 - RR/2014/1007/P By the Way, Sandrock Hill, Sedlescombe
    Conversion of workshop/studio building to provide self-contained Holiday let and ancillary living
    Procedure: Written representation