Agenda item - BH2021/00037 - Land to the of North of 11 Grand Avenue, Hove - Full Planning

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BH2021/00037 - Land to the of North of 11 Grand Avenue, Hove - Full Planning


1.         The Planning Manager introduced the application and gave a presentation by reference to enhanced visuals. Reference was also made to the objections received from CAG in respect of this application.


            Questions of Officers


2.         Councillor Theobald enquired regarding the configuration of the roof lights whether there had been any damage to existing on-site trees and whether would be lost in consequence of the proposed works. It was confirmed that no trees would be lost.




3.         Councillor Williams considered that the appearance of this revised scheme was now acceptable including efforts to make the  frontage of the  scheme more aesthetically pleasing.


4.         Councillor Shanks referred to the comments received from GAG and enquired whether they considered that these had now been addressed.


5.         In answer to questions, Mr Amerena, CAG, stated that CAG remained of the view that the scheme was unacceptable notwithstanding amendments which had been made. CAG considered that the proposed form of development would be visually out of place on this extremely narrow site.


6.         Councillor Littman, the Chair stated that in his view the proposed development represented an improvement on the current appearance of the site.


7.         A vote was taken and the 9 Members present voted by 6 to 3 that planning permission be granted.


133.5    RESOLVED – That the Committee has taken into consideration and agrees with the reasons for the recommendation set out in the report and resolves to GRANT planning permission subject to the Conditions and Informatives also set out in the report.

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