Planning Committee



Date:             4 October 2023

Time:             2.00pm

Venue:          Council Chamber, Hove Town Hall

Members: Councillors: Loughran (Chair), Allen (Deputy Chair), Cattell, Fishleigh, Hamilton, Nann, Pumm, Robinson, Shanks and C Theobald


                       Conservation Advisory Group Representative



Contact:        Shaun Hughes

Democratic Services Officer












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Date of Publication - Tuesday, 26 September 2023



Part One                                                                                                                                       Page



41       Procedural Business



(a)  Declaration of Substitutes: Where Councillors are unable to attend a meeting, a substitute Member from the same Political Group may attend, speak and vote in their place for that meeting.


(b)  Declarations of Interest or Lobbying


(a)      Disclosable pecuniary interests;

(b)      Any other interests required to be registered under the local code;

(c)      Any other general interest as a result of which a decision on the matter might reasonably be regarded as affecting you or a partner more than a majority of other people or businesses in the ward/s affected by the decision.


In each case, you need to declare

(i)        the item on the agenda the interest relates to;

(ii)      the nature of the interest; and

(iii)     whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest or some other interest.


If unsure, Members should seek advice from the committee lawyer or administrator preferably before the meeting.


      (d)       All Members present to declare any instances of lobbying they have encountered regarding items on the agenda.


(c)  Exclusion of Press and Public: To consider whether, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted, or the nature of the proceedings, the press and public should be excluded from the meeting when any of the following items are under consideration.


NOTE:  Any item appearing in Part 2 of the Agenda states in its heading the category under which the information disclosed in the report is exempt from disclosure and therefore not available to the public.


A list and description of the exempt categories is available for public inspection at Brighton and Hove Town Halls.





42       Minutes of the previous meeting

1 - 12


Minutes of the meeting held on 6 September 2023.





43       Chair's Communications





44       Public Questions



Written Questions: to receive any questions submitted by the due date of 12 noon on 28 September 2023.





45       To agree those applications to be the subject of site visits





46       To consider and determine planning applications



Please note that the published order of the agenda may be changed; major applications will always be heard first; however, the order of the minor applications may be amended to allow those applications with registered speakers to be heard first.






Major Applications




A         BH2022/00456 - Former Dairy, 35-39 The Droveway, Hove - Removal or Variation of Condition

13 - 20







Minor Applications




B         BH2022/00487 - 48 St Aubyns, Hove - Full Planning & Demolition in CA

21 - 44






C         BH2023/00568 - 248 Dyke Road, Brighton - Full Planning

45 - 60






D         BH2023/01414 - 41 Upper North Street, Brighton - Full Planning

61 - 74






E         BH2023/01522 - 45 George Street, Brighton - Full Planning

75 - 86






F         BH2023/01950 - 18 Woodland Way, Brighton - Full Planning

87 - 98






G         BH2023/01955 - Former Peter Pan's Playground Site, Madeira Drive, Brighton - Full Planning

99 - 110






H         BH2023/01305 - Aymer House, 10-12 New Church Road, Hove - Full Planning

111 - 124







Information Items




47       List of new appeals lodged with the Planning Inspectorate

125 - 126


(copy attached).





48       Information on informal hearings/public inquiries

127 - 128


(copy attached).





49       Appeal decisions

129 - 134


(copy attached).





Members are asked to note that plans for any planning application listed on the agenda are now available on the website at:










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The closing date for receipt of public questions and deputations for the next meeting is 12 noon on the fourth working day before the meeting.


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Infra-red hearing aids are available for use during the meeting. If you require any further information or assistance, please contact the receptionist on arrival.


Further information

For further details and general enquiries about this meeting contact Shaun Hughes email or email


Webcasting notice

This meeting may be filmed for live or subsequent broadcast via the Council’s website.  At the start of the meeting the Chair will confirm if all or part of the meeting is being filmed.  You should be aware that the Council is a Data Controller under the Data Protection Act 1998.  Data collected during this web cast will be retained in accordance with the Council’s published policy.


Therefore, by entering the meeting room and using the seats in the chamber you are deemed to be consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings for the purpose of web casting and/or Member training.  If members of the public do not wish to have their image captured, they should sit in the public gallery area.


Access notice

The Public Gallery is situated on the first floor of the Town Hall and is limited in size but does have 2 spaces designated for wheelchair users.  The lift cannot be used in an emergency.  Evac Chairs are available for self-transfer and you are requested to inform Reception prior to going up to the Public Gallery.  For your own safety please do not go beyond the Ground Floor if you are unable to use the stairs.

Please inform staff on Reception of this affects you so that you can be directed to the Council Chamber where you can watch the meeting or if you need to take part in the proceedings e.g. because you have submitted a public question.


Fire & emergency evacuation procedure

If the fire alarm sounds continuously, or if you are instructed to do so, you must leave the building by the nearest available exit.  You will be directed to the nearest exit by council staff.  It is vital that you follow their instructions:

·         You should proceed calmly; do not run and do not use the lifts;

·         Do not stop to collect personal belongings;

·         Once you are outside, please do not wait immediately next to the building, but move some distance away and await further instructions; and

·         Do not re-enter the building until told that it is safe to do so



























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