Agenda and minutes

Venue: The Gordon Room, Worthing Town Hall

Contact: Katy McMullan
Democratic Services Officer
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No. Item


Substitute Members

Any substitute members should declare their substitution.


There were no substitute members.


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.


Cllr Noel Atkins declared an interest as an elected member of West Sussex County Council in relation to any issues that may affect West Sussex. He also declared that, in relation to application one he was acquainted with two of the registered speakers.


Cllr John Turley declared he would absent himself from application two as he had an interest as Cabinet Member for Resources.


Cllr Russ Cochran declared that, in relation to application one, he was the Ward Councillor for Northbrook and was a neighbour of an employee of the applicant. He had also met with local residents regarding this application, as Ward Councillor.


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 Friday 14 April 2023.


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 pre submitted questions received from the public.


Members Questions

Pre-submitted Members questions are pursuant to rule 12 of the Council & Committee Procedure Rules.


Questions should be submitted by midday on Friday 14 April 2023 to Democratic Services,   


(Note: Member Question Time will operate for a maximum of 30 minutes.)


There were no pre submitted questions from Members.


Confirmation of Minutes

To approve the minutes of the Planning Committee meetings of the Committee held on 22 March 2023, which have been emailed to Members.


Three of the Members abstained from voting on this item due to absence from the meeting on 22 March 2023.


RESOLVED, that the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 22 March 2023 be confirmed as a correct record and that they be signed by the Chair.



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 7 MB

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

Additional documents:


The applications were determined as set out in the attached appendix.


Planning Appeals pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Notice of the outcome of a Planning Appeal by the Planning Inspectorate, attached as item 8.


The Head of Planning and Development presented the decision from the appeal regarding Castle Residence, 6 Windsor Road, Selden, Worthing, explaining that the appeal had been dismissed.