Decision Maker: Planning Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
[After some discussion, Councillor Thurston declared a Prejudicial Interest as she had previously visited the site and been consulted by the applicant and left the meeting and did not take part in the vote on the item. Councillor Hamilton was also absent for the vote on this item.]
3 Public Speakers
Cllr Sue Wallsgrove – Barnham and Eastergate Parish Council
David Penson – Applicant
Tim Rodway – Agent
Outline application with all matters reserved (except access) for the erection of 4 No. residential units with associated car parking and landscaping with new access to be provided via Wandleys Lane. This application is a Departure from the Development Plan.
The Strategic Development Team Leader presented the report with substantial updates on the use of agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes and the need for further assessment of the impact on bat tunnels. The Officer recommendation was updated to delegate authority to the Group Head of Planning in consultation the Chair of Planning Committee to grant outline planning permission subject to conditions set out in the Officer’s report and subject to HRA Screening and Appropriate Assessment and consultation with Natural England if necessary. This was followed by 3 Public Speakers. The recommendation was then proposed by Councillor Chace and seconded by Councillor Edwards.
That authority be delegated to the Group Head of Planning in consultation with the Chair of Planning Committee to grant outline planning permission subject to conditions set out in the Officer’s report and subject to HRA Screening and Appropriate Assessment and consultation with Natural England if necessary.
Report author: Nicola Moore
Publication date: 13/01/2023
Date of decision: 11/01/2023
Decided at meeting: 11/01/2023 - Planning Committee