Next Meetings Agenda

17h September 2019

Parish Council Meeting to be held in the lower hall, Ditchling Village Hall, Lewes Road, Ditchling on Monday 23rd September 2019 at 7.30pm


Public Participation There will be 15 minutes set aside at the beginning of the meeting for the public to ask questions or make comments on items on the Agenda if it is required. Once the Council Meeting is in session there will be no further public participation.

Michelle Warner
Clerk to the Council




1. Declarations of Interest


2. Apologies for absence


3. To approve minutes of Parish Council meetings held on the 22 July 2019


4. Planning Applications

4.1 SDNP/19/03677/FUL - Fourfields Farm Dumbrells Court Road Ditchling BN6 8G - Agricultural dwelling

4.2 SDNP/19/03921/LIS -2 East End Lane Ditchling BN6 8SX - Internal alterations including insulating east wall, creating an extra bedroom, moving a partition and installing central heating

4.3 SDNP/19/03849/HOUS - 2 Brangwyns Acre East End Lane Ditchling BN6 8UG - Erection of detached garage

4.4 SDNP/19/03132/HOUS - 70 East End Lane Ditchling BN6 8UR - Retrospective application for the retention of single storey side extension with pitched roof and canopy

4.5 SDNP/19/04021/FUL & SDNP/19/04022/LIS - The Bull 2 High Street Ditchling Hassocks East Sussex BN6 8TA Proposal: Retrospective permission for ventilation grilles to East elevation to gable end of flint barn.Triangular ventilation grille to apex of gable wall, powder coated aluminium louvred grille, dark grey to match existing windows and doors. Rectangular, dark grey, powder coated aluminium grille at first floor height. The grilles differ from those shown on approved drawings 1551.06 proposed Elevations SDNP/14/05432/LIS and SDNP/14/05431/FUL

4.6 : SDNP/19/03651/HOUS - 26 Shirleys Ditchling BN6 8UD - Remodelling of bungalow to form a two storey dwelling including single storey rear extension and integral garage and utility room. Demolition of existing detached garage.

4.7 Planning Appeals: SDNP/18/06294/FUL & SDNP/18/06291/LIS – The Bull 2 High Street Ditchling BN6 8TA – Retention of a store to the rear of the Public House (Planning Permission SDNP/18/06294/FUL SDNP/18/06288/FUL – The Bull 2 High Street Ditchling BN6 8TA – Section 73 a retrospective application for seating area to rear of 1 High Street to include 3 no tables with 8 no plant pots and gravel surface to ground (Listed Building Consent SDNP/18/06287/LIS)

4.8 Tree Preservation Order – 18 Common Lane Ditchling


5. Parish Magazine update


6. Car Park update

6.1 To discuss position with discharge of planning conditions and associated costs


7. Recreation Ground & Burial Ground

7.1 To note minutes of Recreation Ground & Burial Ground Committee meeting held on 16 September 2019
DITCHLING PARISH COUNCIL Ditchling Village Hall 18 Lewes Road Ditchling East Sussex BN6 8TT Tel: 01273 844733 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: Parish Clerk: Sarah Mamoany Deputy Clerk: Derek Blackhall

7.2 Use of Recreation Ground by Plumpton Athletics Junior Football Club

7.3 To discuss quotes for mapping of burial ground


8. Beacon Parish Traffic Group

8.1 To receive update from working party, and request for financial support from Parish Council


9. Neighbourhood Plan Reports


10. Finance

10.1 To receive the bank reconciliation

10.2 To approve schedule of payments for August and September

10.3 To note external auditors report


11. Training & Events

11.1 SDNP Workshops – South Downs Local Plan – 15th October

11.2 CPRE Building Beautiful – How to Create Well Designed Places Workshop – 30th November

11.3 ESALC AGM & Conference – 10th October


12. Correspondence & Consultations

12.1 Mid Sussex District Council Draft Site Allocation Development Plan Document (DPD) consultations period starts from 9th October 2019

12.2 To discuss cycling events within Ditchling Parish

12.3 To discuss parking restrictions


13. Written and verbal reports by representatives.

13.1 Village Hall Management Committee

13.2 Ditchling Village Association

13.3 Ditchling Pavilion Club

13.4 Lewes District Association of Local Councils


14. Staff Matters - Please note members of the public will be requested to leave the room during these items due to the confidential nature under The Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960

14.1 To note staff appraisals

14.2 To review Clerk 6-month probationary period

14.3 To review staff salaries


15. Future meeting dates: 28 October 2019 – Planning Committee Meeting - 6.30pm and Statutory Parish Council meeting – 7.30pm 25 November 2019 – Planning Committee Meeting – 6.30pm and Statutory Parish Council meeting – 7.30pm