Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

27th January 21 Planning Minutes

Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 27th January 2021 via video conferencing

Present: Cllr Andy Brewer (Chairman), Cllrs Peter Clayton, Louise Parkin, Bill Hancock, Sue Harvey, with Lorna Williams (Deputy Clerk) in attendance.

No members of the public were present and 1 member of the press was present

Public Participation

There were no speakers.

09/21/PC       Apologies

                        Cllr Nick Tolley

                        Cllr Groves was not present

10/21/PC       Declarations of Interest in items on this agenda & dispensations granted


11/21/PC       Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on Wednesday 6th January 2021 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

12/21/PC       Planning Applications considered


Location:32A Golf Links Road, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 2PW
Proposal:Erection of a porch and bay windows to the front (South) elevation with cladding to existing wall.
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Mr & Mrs Willoughby

Comment:    No observations


Location:64 Rosewood Avenue, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 1HF
Proposal:Conversion of loft to living accommodation and installation of a dormer window to West elevation.
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Mr Coetzee

Comment:    No observations


Location:156 Berrow Road, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 2PN
Proposal:Proposed erection of a single storey rear (East) extension.
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Mr & Mrs Norman

Comment:    No observations


Location:5 Sea View Road, Burnham On Sea, TA8 2AJ
Proposal:Erection of a single storey rear (North) extension and alterations to the garage. With internal alterations and demolition of existing rear (North) extension.
Case Officer:Amelia Elvé
Applicant:Mr & Mrs Grey

Comment:    No observations

13/21/PC       Applications considered under delegated authority

The meeting noted that there would be two applications to be decided under delegated authority as the date for comments fell very short of the next meeting date; 11/20/0136 – 11a Brightstowe Road and 11/20/0151 – 33 Victoria St.

The Clerk was asked to circulate to the committee copies of the planning observation forms sent to Sedgemoor for these applications and that if further considerations were made these should be forwarded to the Clerk by Friday 5th February.

14/21/PC       Correspondence from the Clerk


15/21/PC       Date of Next meeting

It was noted that the next meeting of this committee will be held on Wednesday 17th January 2021 at 7pm.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 7.22pm

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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