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Hurstpierpoint & Sayers Common
Parish Council

Dear Councillor,

Committee Members are summoned to attend the MEETING of the Planning Committee to be held on Monday 8th April 2024 at 7.30pm, in the Conference Room, Village Centre, Trinity Road, Hurstpierpoint. Members of the public have a right to and are invited, to attend the meeting.

Sarah Groom, Clerk to the Council                                                                                                                      2nd April 2024

Committee Membership: Cllr Julia Shorrocks (Chair), Cllr David Evans, Cllr Michael Avery, Cllr Bob Sampson, Cllr Helen Bedford (Vice-Chair) Cllr Lindsay Thompson, Cllr Mark Froud, Cllr Susan Dyke, Cllr Sarah Baldey, Cllr Barry Forster.

AGENDA

1.  Apologies for Absence: To receive and accept apologies for absence.

2.  Declarations of Interest: To note any declarations of interest.

3. Minutes of the Planning Committee held on 4th March 2024: To receive and accept the minutes.

4. Matters arising from the Meeting of the Planning Committee held on 4th March 2024: There were no matters arising.

5. Adjournment for questions from the public:  The Committee is to consider whether to adjourn the Meeting in accordance with Standing Orders, in order to receive questions from members of the public.

6. Planning applications – Committee decision:  The Committee is asked toconsider the following and make RECOMMENDATIONS to the Planning authority:

1) 5 Fairfield Crescent Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9SE. DM/24/0628. Demolition of existing garage and storage structure, construction of single storey East, North and West extension, reconstruction of existing hipped roof to form first floor reconfigured roof with gable ends to convert the loft space to habitable use as a single bedroom. New north boundary with close boarded fencing and removal of existing hedging. New property entrance to be repositioned on East elevation.

2) 29 St Lawrence Way Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9SH. DM/24/0651. Proposed single storey rear extension and internal alterations to include large kitchen/family room, utility room and bathrooms.

3) Gatehouse Farm Gatehouse Lane Goddards Green Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9LE. DM/23/2794. Construction of five detached dwellings with associated landscaping. AMENDED PLANS received 4th March 2024 showing a 2.5-metre-high acoustic fence along the eastern and part northern boundary and the submission of a Noise Report.

4)  Flinthurst Albourne Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9ET. DM/24/0754. Proposed outbuilding to form equipment store, home gym/garden room.

5) Garden Cottage New Way Lane Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9BB. SDNP/24/01035/CND. Removal or Variation of Condition 3 of Planning Application SDNP/17/03992/HOUS.

6) Land East of Brighton Road Newtimber West Sussex. SDNP/24/01009/APNB. Erection of a steel framed agricultural building. Agricultural Prior Notification Building.

7) 21 Weald Close Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9SR. DM/24/0693. Variation of condition no. 2 relating to planning application DM/23/0857 – to revise plans to provide the omission of windows, addition of a window and a change in the internal layout.

8) The Old Farmhouse Hassocks Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9QW. DM/24/0691. Replacement of 2 gates, gate posts and fence.

9) 157 Cuckfield Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9RT. DM/24/0702. Proposed rear roof dormer, bricking up of front entrance and proposed side entrance. Lawful Development Certificate.

10) 157 Cuckfield Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9RT. DM/24/0698. Proposed ground floor rear and side extension and mini dormer extension to first floor outrigger roof.

11) Tennis Courts And Hut South Avenue Hurstpierpoint West Sussex. DM/24/0770. Proposed resurfacing of the existing 3 no. tennis courts.

12) 8 Orchard Way Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9UB. DM/24/0465. Proposed loft conversion. Lawful Development Certificate.

13) 3 Brown Twins Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9XT. DM/24/0603. Proposed single storey rear extension.

14) 27 College Lane Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9AB. DM/24/0539. Variation of condition No: 2 of planning permission of DM/23/2407 – to amend the plans approved to indicate revised wall set out along the side elevation. (‘dog leg’ removed).

7. Information Items – Tree Applications:

a) 36 Western Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9TA. DM/24/0579. Purple Sycamore – Fell. Trees in a Conservation Area.

b) 35 Nursery Close Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9WA. DM/24/0650. Ash Tree (T1) – Sectional Dismantle to Crown break. Tree Surgery.

c) Church View Manor Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9UH. DM/24/0744. T1 Cypress – fell to ground. T2 Camelia – crown reduce by 2m. T3 Yew (previously managed) crown reduce by 1.5m. T4 Holly – 4 stems – coppice 3 stems to ground and reduce remaining stem by 3m. T5 Apple – crown reduce by 1.5m. T6 Willow (contorted) Raise crown by 1m. Trees in a Conservation Area.

8. MSDC Planning Decisions: (All as H&SC PC recommendation, except where noted).

a) Norfolk House 75 High Street Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9RE. DM/24/0201. Yew Tree (T1) – Crown reduce by 2 metres Yew Tree – (T2). Crown reduce by 1- 2 metres.

b) 88 Western Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9TB. DM/24/0255. Crab apple (T1) – reduce crown by 0.5m. Rowan (T2) – reduce crown by 0.5m. Hawthorn (T3) – reduce crown by 0.5m

c) 86 Western Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9TB. DM/24/0256. Goat willow (T1) – coppice at 2′

d) Burgess Hill Northern Arc, Land North And North West Of Burgess Hill, Between Bedelands Nature Reserve In The East And, Goddard’s Green Waste Water Treatment Works In The West. DM/23/3182. Reserved matters application pursuant to outline application DM/21/3279, to consider access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale with respect to the provision of a Centre for Community Sport with ancillary facilities at land west of Burgess Hill between the A273 and Gatehouse Lane, Burgess Hill, West Sussex designated for the Centre for Outdoor Sport (Amended plans/documents received regarding noise, pavilion elevations, fencing, drainage and landscaping).

e) Old Danworth Cottage Danworth Lane Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9LN. DM/23/1790. Proposed two storey extension. Amended plans received showing amended roof form and chimney addition on extension.

f) 7 St Lawrence Way Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9SH. DM/24/0236. Proposed single storey rear and side extension.

g) Hurstpierpoint College College Lane Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9JS. DM/23/3065. Replacement of “Goods In” and Covered Cycle Storage Area.

h) Hurstpierpoint College College Lane Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9JS. DM/23/3066. Replacement of “Goods In” and Covered Cycle Storage Area. Listed Building Consent.

i) The Old Farmhouse Hassocks Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9QW. DM/24/0104. Replace gates, gate posts and fence. Replace 1 x window. Listed Building Consent.

j) 111 Western Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9SY. DM/24/0475. Apple (T1,T2 and T3) – fell.

k) 100 Western Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9TB. DM/24/0476. Oak (T1) reduce crown by up to 2m no further than previous pruning points.

l) Chestnut Barn Langton Lane Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9EZ. DM/23/0831. Variation of condition 13 to application DM/16/2681 for amendments relating to roof detailing, details of openings such as doors and windows, numbers of windows and a flue, to Plot 3.

m) Freeman Brothers 126 High Street Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9PX. DM/23/2432. Rear ground, first and second floor extensions. Change of use on first and second floors (to change Class E -Commercial, Business and Service to Class C3 Dwelling house. New re-surfacing to rear enclosed service yard and provision of new parking spaces + waste storage. (Amended plans and planning statement 12/02/2024).

n) Delfor House South Avenue Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9QB. DM/24/0369. T1 Silver Birch – reduce height by 3-4 metres and reduce radial growth 2-3 metres.

o) Garden Cottage New Way Lane Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9BB. SDNP/24/00168/HOUS. Retrospective application for the enclosure of equipment store attached to barn, with proposed timber cladding to southern elevation. (Permission by SDNP)

p) 32 Goldcrest Drive Sayers Common Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9EH. DM/23/3096. Proposed up – and – over garage door on existing car port.

8.2 Refused: to note refusals by MSDC:

a) 157 Cuckfield Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9RT. DM/24/0134. Proposed ground floor rear and side extension, first floor infill extension, loft conversion and internal renovation.

b) The Farmers Stores Gatehouse Lane Goddards Green West Sussex BN6 9LE. DM/24/0541. Non Material Amendment to application DM/23/1051 – An amendment to the description of the development to read:
‘Proposed mixed use commercial park, including a Wellness Centre Class E(d) and units for Class E(g), B2 or B8 uses.’

c) Oak Tree St Georges Lane Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9QU. DM/24/0593. Non Material amendment to DM/23/0519 – changes to fenestrations, changes to internal layout and minor changes to footprint to allow site constraints.

8.3 Withdrawn: to note withdrawn applications:

a) 3 Brown Twins Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9XT. DM/24/0149. Proposed single storey rear extension and the relocation of the existing garage door and window.

b) Church View Manor Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9UH. DM/24/0514. Yew -? Holly – remove 2 small stem an? Camilia – reduce? Small fir -? 2 x dead trees – remove to ground level
Apple – reduce leggy growth ·? Dogwood – coppice Quince type – coppice Small shrubs – coppice.

c) Church View Manor Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9UH. DM/24/0583. Yew – trim to make symmetrical. Holly – remove 2 small stem and reduce remainder by 2m. Apple – reduce leggy growth by 1 metre.

d) 18 The Grange Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9FD. DM/22/3523. Lawful Development Certificate application for a flat roof dormer extension to the rear of the house with a non-protruding balcony which has sliding doors to the bedroom.

8.4 Appeals: to note planning appeals:

a) Flat 4 Old Mill House Cuckfield Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9LL. AP/24/0003. Proposed conservatory to be built on front balcony. Amended plans received 21.07.2023 showing revised design to first floor extension. Amended location plan received 26.07.2023. (Appeal is dismissed)

b) 18 The Grange Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9FD. AP/22/0046. Appeal against new dormer window with recessed balcony. Appeal Allowed and Enforcement Notice is Quashed