BRIGHTLINGSEA TOWN COUNCIL

Minutes of the Planning Committee held at the Parish Hall, Victoria Place,Brightlingsea, Essex on Thursday 22nd December 2011 at 7.00 p.m.

Present:
Councillors:
D Dixon (Chairman)
E Edey (Vice Chairman)
I Block, V Chapman G Mann and J Russell 
 
Also Present:

67. APOLOGIES:  Councillor Olivier
    
68. CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 8TH DECEMBER 2011:

The Minutes of the 8th December 2011 are approved as a true record of the meeting.

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

70. PLANNING APPLICATIONS:

The following applications had been received by Tendring District Council:
 
11/01444/FUL –  Relocate boundary fence to encompass part of side garden.  Associated landscaping scheme – 17 Whitegate Road, Brightlingsea
Recommend Approval

11/01445/FUL –  Demolish existing garage and build replacement single garage in new position.  Remove existing conifers and unstable brick boundary wall and replace with 1.8m high close boarded panel fencing – 78 Seaview Road, Brightlingsea
Recommend Approval – Great Improvement

11/01452/FUL –  Use of land as a builders store – Opposite 75 Tower Street, Lime Street, Brightlingsea
Recommend Refusal:-

-Unsuitable use of the land
-Out of keeping with the surrounding area
-Lime Street is unsuitable for vehicles other than small cars/vans in summer only
-Applicant has not complied with conditions set in previous approved application
-Planning gain sought is not considered to be sufficiently beneficial
-Lime Street Bye-Laws do not permit this type of use
-A Ward Member to be asked to represent the Town Council at the Planning Meeting.

The Town Clerk was instructed to write a letter re: Wall at the Marina, and Brewers Arms Cellar.

71. CLOSE OF MEETING:

There being no further business to discuss the Meeting closed at 7.25 p.m.