BRIGHTLINGSEA TOWN COUNCIL
Minutes of the Planning Committee held at the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea, Essex on Thursday 31st May 2012 at 7.30 p.m.
D Dixon (Chairman)
V Chapman (Vice Chairman)
I Block, Edey G Mann and J Russell
Councillor J Chapman for Councillor Olivier
001. APOLOGIES: Councillor Olivier
002. CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 17TH MAY 2012:
The Minutes of the 17th May 2012 are approved as a true record of the meeting.
003. DECLARATION OF PERSONAL & PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS:
Councillors Russell and Dixon both declared a personal interest on application 12/00517/FUL
Councillors Russell and Dixon both declared a prejudicial interest on application 12/00466/FUL. Councillor V Chapman declared a personal interest in application 12/0466/FUL.
004. PLANNING APPLICATIONS:
The following applications had been received by Tendring District Council:
12/00517/FUL – Removal of existing and erection of single storey side extension – 44 Ladysmith Avenue, Brightlingsea
Brightlingsea Town Council would like clarification and more details particularly on the windows. If minded to approve the windows on the south side to be non-opening with opaque glass.
12/00513/FUL – Demolition of rear conservatory and erection of single storey flat roof extension. (Extension of time on previously approved 09/00556/FUL)
12/00466/FUL – Construction of 12 dwelling retirement village and replacement vicarage (following demolition of existing vicarage and church centre) – The Vicarage, Richard Avenue, Brightlingsea
Brightlingsea Town Council object to this application due to over-development, access/egress dangers, lack of car parking. Why is this development for retirement homes – family homes (4-6) instead – more are needed.
005. CLOSE OF MEETING:
There being no further business to discuss the Meeting closed at 8.00 p.m.