Planning Committee

Ardingly Parish Council is a statutory consultee in respect of all planning applications received by the District Council for the civil parish area of Ardingly.

This means that parish councillors have the opportunity to consider all planning applications received and to forward their recommendations to the District Council. It needs to be emphasised that it is the District Council that determines whether planning permission should be granted or not. In reaching a decision the District Council considers the planning issues involved, their own local plan policies, national planning policy guidance and all recommendations received from consultees, including the Parish Council. The parish council welcomes receiving copies of written representations that have been sent to the District Council outlining views on specific planning applications. Whenever these are received Councillors are informed of the content prior to their consideration of the plans in order to inform the decision making process.

The Parish Council holds copies of planning applications for Ardingly for inspection and comment and these can be inspected at the Reading Room, Hapstead Hall on Tuesday mornings, from 10 to 12 am.

The Parish Council’s Planning Advisory Committee makes recommendations on most planning applications and holds a Planning Committee Meeting on the first Tuesday of every month at 7 pm; but major proposals are considered by the full Parish Council. Members of the public are welcome to attend and can speak at the beginning of the meeting about any application on the agenda.

Planning Committee Members:  Mick Brixey (Chairman), Ken Monk (Vice Chair), Jonathan Aloof, Pam Dennis, Rob Lawson, Fiona Rocks and Derek Stutchbury

Minutes of Planning Meetings 2017 can be viewed below:

Planning Meeting Minutes 02.04.17

Planning Meeting Minutes 07.03.17

Planning Meeting Minutes 07.02.17

Planning Meeting Minutes 10.01.17

Minutes of Planning Meetings 2016 can be viewed below:

Planning Meeting Minutes 06.12.16

Planning Meeting Minutes 01.11.16

Planning Meeting Minutes 04.10.16

Planning Meeting Minutes 06.09.16

No meeting held in August 2016

Planning Meeting Minutes 05.07.16

Planning Meeting Minutes 07.06.16

Planning Meeting Minutes 03.05.16

Planning Meeting Minutes 05.04.16

Planning Meeting Minutes 01.03.16

Planning Meeting Minutes 02.02.16

Planning Meeting Minutes 05.01.16

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