Minutes of the Planning Committee held at the Parish Hall, Victoria Place,

Brightlingsea, Essex on

Thursday 4th October 2018 at 6.45 p.m.

 

Present:

Councillors:

V Chapman (Chairman)

D Dixon (Vice Chairman)

I Block and D Ingate

 

 

 

  1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE: Councillors J Chapman, J Howard and J Russell

 

  1. CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 20TH SEPTEMBER 2018:

 

The Minutes of the meeting held on the 20th September 2018 were approved as a true record of the meeting.

 

  1. DECLARATION OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS:

 

None received.

 

  1. STREET NAMING FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT – LAND AT ROBINSON ROAD, BRIGHTLINGSEA:

 

A copy of an e-mail from Tendring District Council had been copied to all Councillors. After discussion the following street names were proposed and agreed by those present:-

 

Middleton (Mews), Keats (Crescent) – As the doctors who dealt with the polio epidemic

Pannell (Place) – As Chairman of the Brightlingsea Urban District Council in the late 1800‘s and early 1900’s, and also gave the Town Hard

Chapman (Close) – As district nurse who worked with the two doctors, and was one of the founder members who started the Red Cross in Brightlingsea

 

  1. PLANNING APPLICATIONS:

 

The following applications had been received by Tendring District Council:

 

Application No: 18/01566/FUL – Proposed extension to existing two storey extension, and refurbishment to existing single storey extension (variation to planning permission 18/00919/FUL to change wall position to make flush with main house) – 36 Ladysmith Avenue, Brightlingsea

Object             ✓Support            Neutral

 

Reason for comment:

Makes observations on the application

No comment on the application

✓No objection to the application

Objects to application

Supports application

 

 

Councillor Block declared a personal interest in the following application:

 

Application No: 18/01594/FUL – Removal of existing ground floor bathroom and utility room, replaced with single storey kitchen and day room – 8 Spring Road, Brightlingsea

Object             Support           ✓Neutral

 

Reason for comment:

✓Makes observations on the application – Brightlingsea Town Council notes the comments made by the neighbouring property. We understand that a party wall agreement will be required.

No comment on the application

No objection to the application

Objects to application

Supports application

 

Application No: 18/01559/TELLIC – FOR INFORMATION ONLY – Replacement of existing 3 no. MBNL antennas with new antennas. Existing MBNL equipment cabinet to be upgraded internally. Ancillary Works – Telephone Mast Site 68249, Brightlingsea United Football Club, North Road, Brightlingsea

This application was noted.

 

Application No: 18/01577/NMA – FOR INFORMATION ONLY – Non material amendment to planning application 17/01749/FUL – Change of width of ground floor window from 1600mm to 1200mm – The Willows, 2B Chestnut Way, Brightlingsea

This application was noted.

 

A discussion took place on the following:-

 

PREAPP Applications – The Chairman mentioned that following advice from Tendring District Council, pre applications are not in the public domain, are confidential and should not be discussed.

 

New development – Springmead, Ladysmith Avenue – following queries about the condition of the area around the new development and apparent sewage smells, the committee were advised of the outcome of the enquiry. Below is the e-mail received from Tendring District Council:-

 

“Thank you for your email.

 

I have attended the site, taken the attached photographs and spoken with the agent, Mr Steve Rowe.

 

Mr Rowe has spoken with the his client, Mr Gary Sharp. Mr Sharp is currently awaiting a plumber to connect a gas supply to the dwellings. He envisions having this done by the end of October.

 

Once this has been carried out, the land will be then cleared of waste and the landscaping implemented. Mr Sharp intends to have the landscaping completed by the end of December.

 

I hope this assists, If you require any further assistance then do not hesitate to contact me.”

 

  1. CLOSE OF MEETING:

 

There being no further business to discuss the Meeting closed at 7.15 p.m.

Received by Council on: 18th October 2018                                  Approved by Committee on: 18th October 2018

 

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