Agenda and minutes

Venue: Remote meeting

Contact: Heather Kingston
Democratic Services Officer
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No. Item


Substitute Members

Any substitute members should declare their substitution.


Councillor Andy McGregor substituted for Councillor Paul Mansfield. 


Declarations of Interest

Members and Officers must declare any disclosable pecuniary interests in relation to any business on the agenda.  Declarations should also be made at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting.


If in doubt contact the Legal or Democratic Services representative for this meeting.


Members and Officers may seek advice upon any relevant interest from the Monitoring Officer prior to the meeting.


The Chairman, Councillor Carol Albury, declared an interest in item 6.3, AWDM/0975/20, 26 Windlesham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea, and had elected to leave the meeting when the application was considered.  She advised the Committee her  Vice-Chair, Councillor Stephen Chipp, would take the Chair for that item.


Public Question Time

So as to provide the best opportunity for the Committee to provide the public with the fullest answer, questions from the public should be submitted by midday on Thursday 1 October 2020.


Where meetings are held remotely, no question will be permitted from the public unless such notice has been given.


Questions should be submitted to Democratic Services –


(Note:  Public Question Time will last for a maximum of 30 minutes)




There were no questions raised under Public Question Time.


Confirmation of Minutes

To approve the minutes of the Planning Committee meetings of the Committee held on 7 September 2020, which have been emailed to Members.



RESOLVED, that the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 7 September 2020 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 972 KB

To consider the reports by the Director for the Economy, attached as Item 6.


The planning applications were considered, see attached appendix.

2020.10.05 Appendix Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 80 KB


Response to White Paper ‘Planning For the Future’ pdf icon PDF 154 KB

To consider a report by the Director for the Economy, attached as Item 7.


The Adur Planning Policy Manager outlined the report for Members. 


Members expressed concern regarding the increased housing requirement for Adur considering the constraints faced by the authority in allocating land for development; the increased permitted development rights; changes to the local plan process and the impact on town centres.


Members hoped the Government would take time to consider the consequences of the proposed changes.




Members noted the proposed responses given in Appendix 2, and agreed that their  comments, as outlined, be forwarded to the Executive Member for Regeneration.