Decision details

FG/114/21/HH - 23 South Drive, Ferring BN12 5QU

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


[Councillor Thurston left the meeting at the beginning of this item.]


4 Public Speakers

Cllr Stephen Abbott – Ferring Parish Council

Ed Miller - Objector

          Chris Barker – Supporter

Cllr Roger Elkins - Arun District Council Ward Member


Extensions and internal and external remodelling of existing dwelling to create a 4no. bedroom dwelling with double garage including single storey rear extension, replacement and reformation of roof to create second floor accommodation with rear balcony, associated landscaping.


The Planning Area Team Leader presented the report with updates. This was followed by 4 Public Speakers.


Members then took part in a full debate on the application where a number of points were raised and responded to by Officers, including:

·       the application bearing in conflict with the Local Plan and Design Guide

·       similarity to other properties but still only a minority in the area

·       what development could be done under Permitted Development

·       its position on the plot and how the house related to the street scene

·       the street scene having already changed with other developments

·       issues of consistency and the precedent of having approved similar designs

·       the size of neighbouring properties and extensions


The Committee




That the application be APPROVED CONDITIONALLY as detailed in the report and report update subject to the conditions as detailed.

Report author: Nicola Moore

Publication date: 11/11/2021

Date of decision: 27/10/2021

Decided at meeting: 27/10/2021 - Planning Committee

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