BRIGHTLINGSEA TOWN COUNCIL

Minutes of the Planning Committee held at the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea, Essex on Thursday 26th July 2012 at 7.30 p.m.

Present:
Councillors:
D Dixon (Chairman)
 V Chapman (Vice Chairman)
E Edey, G Mann and C Olivier

Also Present:

021. APOLOGIES:   I Block and J Russell.
    
022. CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 28TH JUNE 2012:

The Minutes of the 12th July 2012 are approved as a true record of the meeting.

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

024. PLANNING APPLICATIONS:

The following applications had been received by Tendring District Council:
 
12/00747/FUL Upgrading the existing O2 2G system to a 2G/3G system comprising; erection of a 2.5m high slimline triangular lattice tower; 3 No. 2G/3G antennas around a central supporting pole off the tower to a height of 14.9m; & provision of a third 400mm x 400 mm ground based equipment cabinet on concrete base; together with supporting steelwork, handrails, cable trays feeders & cabling – Brightlingsea ATE, 16 New Street, Brightlingsea
Recommend Approval.

12/00774/FUL Creation of 4 first floor flats in old warehouse including new entrance lobby – East of England Co-Operative Society, 25 Station Road, Brightlingsea
Recommend Objection   –  The Town Council has serious reservations due to the lack of parking facilities in an area of Victorian properties with no parking, increasing the problems associated with parking in the area and the absence of provisions for refuse.

12/00785/FUL Proposed erection of detached store building (variation to design approved under 12/00344/FUL) – Willow Lodge, Love Lane, Brightlingsea
Recommend Approval.

12/00790/FUL Proposed timber framed construction, flat roof/parapet detail single storey rear extension – 19 Fieldgate Dock, Brightlingsea
Recommend Objection  –  The Town Council find the extension rather large in relation to the dwelling and the flat roof is not aesthetically pleasing to the eye.

025. CLOSE OF MEETING:

There being no further business to discuss the Meeting closed at 8.00 p.m.