Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

7th October 2020 Planning Agenda

To: The Chairman – Cllr Andy Brewer, Cllrs Peter Clayton (Vice-Chairman), Helen Groves, Sue Harvey, Bill Hancock, Louise Parkin, Nick Tolley with Mike Facey (ex officio).

You are hereby summoned to attend the next meeting of the Planning Committee to be held at 7pm on 7th October 2020

Yours sincerely

Lorna Williams

Deputy Town Clerk

2nd October 2020

Bosh Council is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Planning

Time: Oct 7, 2020 07:00 PM London

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A public participation session will be held prior the commencement of the formal meeting. Anyone wishing to speak on any matter should give notice to the Clerk by midday on the last working day before the meeting. No resolution can be made on any matter that is not on the agenda.

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  1. To receive apologies for non-attendance
  2. To receive any declarations of interest on items included on this Agenda and to note any dispensations granted.
  3. To receive and approve the minutes of the Committee meeting held on Monday 14th September (copy enclosed)
  4. To consider the following Planning Applications, copies of which are available from https://www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/planningonline


Location:4 Regent Street, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1AX
Proposal:Alterations to shop front.
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Miss Macbeth


Location:8-8A High Street, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1NX
Proposal:Alterations to shop front.
Case Officer:Liam Evans
Applicant:Mr S Singh


Location:6 Cheddar Close, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 2FD
Proposal:Erection of a single storey extension to the side (East) elevation, conversion of existing garage to living accommodation with internal alterations
Case Officer:Shanta Parsons
Applicant:Mr G Musson-Thorp


Location:14 College Street, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1AS
Proposal:Erection of a single storey extension to the rear elevation.
Case Officer:Shanta Parsons
Applicant:Just Desserts


Location:44 Abingdon Street, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1PJ
Proposal:Alterations to front (South) elevation.
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Mr Pope


Location:24 Sutherland Avenue, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1ND
Proposal:Erection of a single storey extension to the front (SE) elevation.
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Mr & Mrs Hood


Location:43A Grange Avenue, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3AJ
Proposal:Erection of a single storey extension to rear (SW) elevation, erection of a two storey extension to side (NW) elevation, on site of existing garage (to be demolished) and erection of a porch to front (NE) elevation.
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Mr Rothery


Location:100 Marine Drive, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1QJ
Proposal:Erection of a porch to SW elevation.
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Mr Hockin


Location:17 Berrow Road, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 2EX
Proposal:Change of use from a B&B (C1) to a Residential Dwelling (C3).
Case Officer:Liam Evans
Applicant:Mr & Mrs Donald


Location:11 Priory Gardens, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 1QW
Proposal:T1 Sycamore – Fell.
Case Officer:Janette Burton
Applicant:Mr K Phillips

5. To NOTE applications considered under delegated authority. Pavement License applications for Mr Beans, BOS Café and May’s Cafe.

6. To consider a request for support for a proposed parking bay in 15 – 19 Regent St. Burnham-on-Sea

7. To consider to support the comments from Somerset Wildlife Trust on the Planning White Paper PC11-20

8. To formulate responses to the consultation document provided by NALC, PC11-20 White Paper: Planning for the Future

9. To receive any relevant correspondence and note any items of information from the Clerk.

10. The next meeting of this committee will be held on Wednesday 28th October 2020 at 7pm

Records Retention Schedule

Financial Risk Management Policy - March 2023

Grant Application Kings Coronation Form

The Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III will take place on Saturday 6th May 2023, with an additional bank holiday on Monday 8th May 2023.

We are keen to hear from groups/organisations in Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge that are looking to celebrate the Coronation. The Town Council has £1500 available to allocate to events being organised to celebrate the Kings Coronation. The maximum grant to be allocated per event will be £500.

You must meet the following criteria for your application to be considered:

– The event will be open to all members of the public

– The event will be free of charge

– The event will take place within the Coronation weekend

– The event will take place within Burnham on Sea or Highbridge


Applications will close on Monday 6th March at midday. 

Your organisation and contact details

What happens next....
Applications will be considered at the Finance and Resources Committee Meeting on Monday 13th March 2023. You will be notified after this date whether your application has been successful.
Burnham & Highbridge Town Council takes your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information for the purposes of contacting you about this grant. The Council’s privacy notice can be found here.

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