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Hurstpierpoint & Sayers Common
Parish Council

Planning & Environment Committee

April 30, 2019

MINUTES of the meeting of the Planning Committee on Tuesday 30 April 2019 at 7.00 pm in the Village Centre, Trinity Road, Hurstpierpoint.  

Committee Members Present 

Martin Machan (Chairman)   Tony Lank  David Evans   Rodney Jackson  Rosemary Burns  Malcolm Llewellyn  Stephen Hand   John Lowman  Julia Shorrocks   Allan Brown 

Also Present:   


P18/107 Apologiesfor Absence and Declarations of Interest: 

Apologies – Bob Sampson  

P18/108 Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 11 April 2019:    The minutes were received and accepted by the Committee and signed by the Chairman.  

RESOLVED:  The Minutes of the meeting of 11 April 2019 are adopted. 

P18/109 Matters arising from the Meeting of the Planning Committee held on 11 April 2019:  There were no matters arising.  

P18/110 Adjournment for questions from the public: The Committee agreed to adjourn the meeting in accordance with Clause 1(d) of Standing Orders to allow members of the public to speak.  It was agreed that the public would speak when the item was discussed. The meeting then resumed. 

P18/111 Planning applications delegated to Committee Chairman and Vice-Chairman in accordance with Minute P17/048:  (The decisions of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman are reported to the meeting.)  

P18/111.1 18 The Grange Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9FD. DM/19/1322. Replace rear flat roof dormer with two pitched dormers 

  RECOMMENDATION: Permission is granted  

P18/111.2 2 Pakyns Court Albourne Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9ET. T1 Cherry- remove damaged stem, reduce overhang to drive by 1.5 metres. T2, T3 – Sycamore – reduce overhang to drive by 1.5 metres. 

  RECOMMENDATION: Permission is granted  

P18/112 Planning applications – Committee decision:  The Committee was asked consider the following and make RECOMMENDATIONS to the Planning Authority: 

 P18/112.1 Cornercroft Halton Shaws Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9QR. DM/19/1205. Loft conversion with south facing window and west facing Velux window. 

  RECOMMENDATION:  Permission is granted  

  P18/112.2 Washbrook View Church Fields Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9TU. 

DM/19/1458. Demolition of two timber sheds; new garden wall and gate; change driveway surface from asphalt to gravel; replacement windows and external finish to roof dormers. 

    RECOMMENDATION: Permission is granted    

  P18/112.3 61 – 63 High Street 1st And 2nd Floor Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9RE. 

DM/19/1405. Application for determination as to whether prior approval is required for a Change of Use of First and Second Floors (63 High Street) of 61-63 High Street from Office Space (B1 Use Class) to 1x 2- Bedroom residential dwelling (C3 Use Class). 

      RECOMMENDATION: No comment 

P18/112.4 4 Danny Lodge New Way Lane Hurstpierpoint BN6 9BA.SDNP/19/01466/FUL. Construction of oak-framed garage 

  RECOMMENDATION: Permission is granted    

P18/113 MSDC Planning Decisions: (All as HP&SCPC recommendation, except where noted.) P18/113.1 Granted: the Committee noted permissions granted by MSDC: 

  1. a) 12 College Lane Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9AG. DM/19/0678. Proposed link between main house and existing garage/utility room. 
  2. b) Oaklands London Road Sayers Common Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9HY. DM/18/3739. Construction of a replacement dwelling 
  3. c) 37 Fairfield Crescent Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9SE. DM/19/1014.Loft conversion to create 1st floor 
  4. d) 111 Western Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9SY. DM/19/1110. T1 Willow – reduce crown by 2 metres, T2 Plum – fell, T3 Pear – reduce crown by 1 metre 
  5. e) Hope Lodge 41 Hassocks Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9QL.DM/19/0728. Veranda and Pergola to rear elevation. 

P18/113.2 Refused: The Committee noted refusals by MSDC:  

a) South Lodge South Avenue Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9QB. DM/19/0408. Remove 7 no. Ash trees of between 20-30m height, 3 Oak trees – reduce crown by no more than 4 metres and 3 Field Maples – reduce crown and height by no more than 3 metres. 

P18/113.3 Withdrawn: The Committee noted withdrawn applications: 

a) 10 Brown Twins Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9XT. DM/19/0402. Proposed two storey extension including formation of a Juliet balcony at first floor level to existing West elevation serving existing master bedroom, to match existing Juliet balcony on North elevation 

P18/113.4 Appeals: the Committee noted planning appeal decisions:  

  No appeals received 

  P18/114 Information items: the committee were asked to note the following: 

  1. a) South Lodge, South Avenue, Hurstpierpoint, BN6 9QB. TP/19/004. Mid Sussex District (No.4) Tree Preservation Order 


  1. b) Date of next meeting is moved to Tuesday 28th May at 8pm due to European Elections taking place. 

There being no other business the meeting closed at 7.16pm     Chairman 

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