April 24 2024 Minutes Planning – draft

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Richard Shaul

Clerk to Gurnard Parish Council

24th April 2024

Minutes – Planning Committee




The minutes of the meeting of Gurnard Parish Council Planning Committee held at 6.30pm on Wednesday 24th April 2024 at Gurnard Village Hall, Westbrook Lane, Gurnard, PO31 8JR.


Present: Councillors Fuller (Chair), Bugden, Jacobs, Nolan, Bustin, and Acton.

Clerk: Richard Shaul


6 members of the public were present. Concerns were raised over:

  • Conditional compliance application 24/00346/DS relating to Sunnycott Caravan Park, Rew Street. Cllr Fuller explained that as this application was not yet live, the Parish Council would not yet make comments.
  • Water on the road at Princes Esplanade. Cllr Fuller would request an update from the IoW environmental officer. Cllr Fuller also suggested that minutes of Parish Council meetings could be sent to the environmental officer on a regular basis.


The meeting commenced at 18:41


  1. Apologies

Apologies were received from Cllrs Franklin, Wood and Williams.

  1. Members’ declarations of interest
  2. Cllr Fuller declared a non-pecuniary interest in item 4.1. (minute 244.23-24 1.) As cabinet member for planning and licencing, things that are said in this meeting may change if further information is presented.
  3. No dispensation requests received.


  1. Minutes

The minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 27th March 2024 were taken as read, approved as a correct record subject to the omission of the decisions  in the planning decisions section. This will be corrected and then signed by the chair. No other matters arising.

  1. Planning, licensing and tree preservation order applications
  2. Comments on the following planning applications:
  3. 24/00550/HOU 08/04/2024

34 Albert Road Gurnard Cowes Isle of Wight PO31 8JU

Proposed alterations and single storey rear extension; single storey extension on front elevation

Resolved: The Parish Council objects on the following grounds:

  • Over-development of the site
  • The modern design is out of keeping with the street scene and the neighbouring semi-detached cottage
  • Overshadowing of adjacent property and loss of amenity and privacy
  • Lack of energy efficiency and general information in the proposals


  1. 24/00512/DIS 01/04/2023
Former Oil Plant House Marsh Road Gurnard Isle of Wight

Condition compliance application on 23/00905/RVC relating to conditions 3 (Contamination investigation), 4 (Repairs to Right of Way) & 7 (Details of Obscure Screen) to be discharged

Resolved: That the Parish Council objects on the following grounds:

·        There has still been no search for contaminants inside the property

·        No search for asbestos

·        All the historic bore holes have ground water in them

  1. 24/00490/FUL 28/03/2024

11 Beachside Chalets Marsh Road Gurnard Cowes Isle of Wight PO31 8HX

Demolition of existing chalet; Proposed replacement chalet

Resolved: No objection



  1. The following planning decisions were noted:
  2. 24/00112/HOU 4 The Avenue Gurnard Cowes Isle Of Wight PO31 8JL

Demolition of single storey rear/side extension; Proposed single storey rea/side extension; balcony at first floor level

Granted 11/03/2024


  1. 24/00063/HOU 66 Solent View Road Gurnard Cowes Isle Of Wight PO31 8JZ

Proposed alterations and single storey rear extension; covered seating area to rear; alterations/reconfiguration of roof; new roof lights; new roof to covered walkway to side; external cladding to existing garage

Granted 11/03/2024





The meeting closed at 19:06