BRIGHTLINGSEA TOWN COUNCIL

Minutes of the Planning Committee held at the Parish Hall, Victoria Place,Brightlingsea, Essex on Thursday 27th May 2010 at 7.30 p.m.

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

Substitute Members:
Councillor J Chapman for M Holding

540. APOLOGIES:  Cllr Holding.
   
541. CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 13TH MAY 2010:

The Minutes of the 13th May 2010 are approved as a true record of the meeting.

542. DECLARATION OF PERSONAL & PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS:
 
None were declared.
  
543. PLANNING APPLICATIONS:

The following applications had been received by Tendring District Council:

10/00439/FUL Mr Bernard Revill, 3 Manor House Way, Brightlingsea – Extend boundary fence by 3m into existing front garden
Brightlingsea Town Council recommends acceptance of this change

10/00502/FUL Brightlingsea Harbour Commissioners, The Wreck House, Waterside,  Brightlingsea -Alternation to large double doors to increase the height to make the building accessible for the Brightlingsea Ferry, other vessels and a vehicle.  The purpose is to make the building more functional both now and in the future.
No objection

10/00511/FUL Mr & Mrs James, 16 Park Drive, Brightlingsea – Single storey rear  extension plus other alterations
Recommend Approval

Cllr Beckwith declared a personal interest in the following application

10/00530/FUL Mr & Mrs Carter, 9 Spring Chase, Brightlingsea – Proposed rear extension  to form kitchen and living room
Recommend Approval

Cllrs J Chapman and G Steady both declared a personal interest in the following application

10/00531/FUL Governors of Colne Community School, Playing Field, Church Road,  Brightlingsea -Proposed changing pavilion to replace existing and conversion of existing  changing rooms to store
Recommend Approval.  We now feel all objections have been addressed even the roof.
 
10/00532/FUL Mr M White, 30 Nelson Street, Brightlingsea -Proposal to demolish rear  extension and conservatory and replace with single storey full width dining room and kitchen
Recommend Approval – Improvement
 
Cllr Beckwith declared a personal interest in the following application

10/00548/FUL Mrs Anne Stonebridge, 33 Regent Road, Brightlingsea -Single storey pitch  roof extension to side of dwelling to form annexe.  (Annexe for the use of registered disabled person)
Recommend Approval

10/00556/FUL Brightlingsea Town Council, Bayard Recreation Ground, Regent Road,  Brightlingsea – Formation of new cricket practice facility on existing Council owned  recreation ground
As this is our own application, Brightlingsea Town Council cannot comment

Cllr Beckwith declared a prejudicial interest in the following application

10/00476/FUL Mr Durmus Aslan, 22 Victoria Place, Brightlingsea – Provision of flue,  provision of 2 extractor units   
Strongly Recommend Approval

10/00521/FUL Mr Nixon, 19 York Road, Brightlingsea – Front porch which in the main is covered by permitted development rights with the exception of the height to 3.6m. There will still be an external type door separating the new porch and the existing house
Recommend Approval

544. CLOSE OF MEETING:

There being no further business to discuss the Meeting closed at 8.08 p.m.