Agenda and minutes

Venue: The Council Chamber, Worthing Town Hall

Contact: Heather Kingston
Democratic Services Officer
01903 221006  Email:

Note: There will be limited public access to the meeting. Admission is by prior arrangement only, bookable via The meeting will also be available to watch live via the media link below. 

No. Item

Prior to the committee meeting two addendums, one on each application, and the two Officer slide presentations, were circulated to the Committee Members and added to the website.


Substitute Members

Any substitute members should declare their substitution.


Councillor Hazel Thorpe substituted for Councillor Martin McCabe.



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 as 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.


Councillor Noel Atkins declared an interest as an elected Member of West Sussex County Council (WSCC) and on the first item, 22 Clifton Road, as a former Non-Executive Director of Worthing Homes but advised he came to the meeting with an open mind.


Councillor Steve Wills declared an interest in item 1, 22 Clifton Road, as a Non- Executive Director of Worthing Homes. 


Councillor Edward Crouch declared an interest with regard to item 1, 22 Clifton Road, as a former Non-Executive Member of Worthing Homes but came to the meeting with an open mind.  The Councillor’s partner was also employed in a non-management role for Worthing Homes however, he advised he had not discussed the first application. As reference was made to Victoria Road, the Councillor advised his father lived in the road however, he had no financial interest in his property and in relation to the second application, the Councillor called the application in following conversations with residents but came to the meeting with an open mind.  


Councillor Jim Deen declared an interest in item 1, 22 Clifton Road, as Ward Member but came to the meeting with an open mind.



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


Where relevant notice of a question has not been given, the person presiding may either choose to give a response at the meeting or respond by undertaking to provide a written response within three working days.


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 Wednesday 26 May 2021, which have been emailed to Members.


RESOLVED, that the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 26 May 2021 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 2 MB

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

Additional documents:


The applications were considered, see attached appendix.


Planning Appeals



None to report since the last meeting.