Agenda and minutes

Venue: QEII Room, Shoreham Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea

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Substitute Members

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Councillor Kevin Boram substituted for Councillor Brian Coomber.


Declarations of Interest

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There were no declarations of interest.



Confirmation of Minutes

To approve the minutes of the Planning Committee meetings of the Committee held on 1 July 2019, which have been emailed to Members.


RESOLVED, that the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 1 July 2019 be confirmed as a correct record and that they be signed by the Chairman.



Items Raised Under Urgency Provisions

To consider any items the Chair of the meeting considers urgent.


There were no items raised under urgency provisions.



Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 874 KB

To consider the reports by the Director for the Economy, attached as Item 5.




Application Number:  AWDM/0954/18


Land at 7 to 27 Albion Street, Southwick


Demolition of 11-27 Albion Street and redevelopment to provide a total of 50 affordable flats within two blocks of 4-6 storeys in height (plus undercroft car parking  to the rear and landscaping) and the refurbishment of 7-9 Albion Street (to provide 6 flats within the existing building), including dormers to east and west roof slopes.


The Head of Planning and Development introduced the report and reminded Members that the Committee had resolved to grant planning permission for the development back in November 2018, subject to a legal agreement.  At that time, the development was proposing both market housing and social rent apartments. 


The proposal had come back to Committee as a number of discussions had taken place between the Council and the developer, and Highways England regarding funding, to ascertain whether the scheme could be a 100% affordable scheme.


The Officer advised that West Sussex County Council had confirmed that provided the development was restricted to all affordable rented housing, there would be no requirement for development contributions other than a  transport contribution.


The Officer concluded his presentation by showing Members an artist’s impression of the scheme and a number of photographs to assist in their consideration of the proposal. 


There was a further representation from an objector, Mr Steve Percy and Akin Akinyebo, Head of Housing.


The Committee debated the application mentioning the boundary/tree alongside Mr Percy’s property.  The Officer referred Members to condition No 8 which would require details of fencing/wall to be submitted.    


Members voted unanimously in favour of the application.




That the application be APPROVED, subject to completion of a satisfactory section 106 Planning Obligation undertaking to pay the contribution of £77,980 to be spent on cycle route improvements on the A259 in accordance with the Shoreham Harbour Transport Strategy (2016-2031), and subject to the following conditions:-


1.         Approved Plans

2.         Standard 3 year time limit

3.         Noise protection

4.         Sound testing between floors

5.         Working hours

6.         Construction Method Statement

7.         Contaminated land

8.         Fencing and walls

9.         Landscaping and tree protection

10.       Occupation of the development is to be phased and implemented to align with the delivery by Southern Water of any sewerage network reinforcement required to ensure that adequate waste water network capacity is available to adequately drain the development

11.       Construction of the development shall not commence until details of the proposed means of surface water run off disposal in accordance with Part H3 of Building Regulations hierarchy as well as acceptable discharge points, rates and volumes have been agreed by the Lead Flood Authority in consultation with Southern Water

12.       Development should not commence until finalised detailed surface water drainage designs and calculations for the site, based on sustainable drainage principles, for the development have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The drainage designs should demonstrate that the surface water runoff generated up to and including the 1  ...  view the full minutes text for item ADC-PC/17/19-20


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There were no public questions.