BRIGHTLINGSEA TOWN COUNCIL

Minutes of the Planning Committee held at the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea, Essex on Wednesday 22nd December 2010 at 6.30 p.m.

Present:
Councillors:
D Dixon (Chairman)
J Russell (Vice Chairman)
M Holding, G Mann and G Steady

610. APOLOGIES: Councillors Beckwith and Block
    
611. CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 9TH DECEMBER 2010:

The Minutes of the 9th December 2010 are approved as a true record of the meeting.

612. DECLARATION OF PERSONAL & PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS:
 
None were declared.

613. PLANNING APPLICATIONS:

The following applications had been received by Tendring District Council:

10/01361/FUL  17 Whitegate Road, Brightlingsea – 2 storey side extension
Recommend Approval

Councillor Dixon and Russell both declared a personal interest in the following application.

10/01412/FUL  12 High Street, Brightlingsea – Proposed change of use of former vacant bank to a fish and chip restaurant (with takeaway facility) including 2 no. one bed bedsits at first floor level with associated works
Recommend Refusal – Because there are already three existing fish and chip restaurants with take away facilities in easy walking distance and eight take away outlets.  In addition Brightlingsea Town Council would like to see the front of the property improved to sit in better with the street scene.

10/01425/FUL  41 Colne Road, Brightlingsea – Construction of balcony to first floor
Brightlingsea Town Council has no objection to this application

614. CLOSE OF MEETING:

There being no further business to discuss the Meeting closed at 6.50 p.m.