Agenda and minutes

Venue: Gordon Room, Worthing Town Hall

Contact: Heather Kingston
Democratic Services Officer
01903 221006  Email:


No. Item


Substitute Members

Any substitute members should declare their substitution.


Councillor Robert Smytherman substituted for Councillor Martin McCabe.

Councillor Paul Westover substituted for Councillor Noel Atkins.



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 Paul High declared an interest in item 5.1, 151 Rowlands Road, as a member of West Sussex County Council and as a Borough Councillor for Heene Ward.  He had also been contacted by several members of the public in relation to the application but came to the meeting with an open mind. 


During the meeting Councillor Paul High advised he was acquainted with one of the registered speakers in objection for item 5.3, 28 Gerald Road.   


Councillor Steve Wills declared an interest in item 1, 151 Rowlands Road, as a resident in Heene Ward and a Non-Executive Director of Worthing Homes.


Councillor Jim Deen declared an interest in item 5.3, 28 Gerald Road, as he had met with one of the registered speakers in objection but only given procedural advice.


Councillor Paul Baker declared an interest in items 5.2 and 5.3, as a resident of Marine Ward.


Councillor Helen Silman declared an interest in item 1, 151 Rowlands Road, as a Borough Councillor for Heene Ward.


Confirmation of Minutes

To approve the minutes of the Planning Committee meetings of the Committee held on 21 August 2019, which have been emailed to Members.


RESOLVED, that the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 21 August 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 711 KB

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


The planning applications were considered, see attached appendix.


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.