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The Calendar of Future Meetings can be viewed on the final page of this section. 

Public participation Sessions of 15 minutes are held prior to the start of each public meeting.  

For Committee Meetings questions may only be raised on items on the agenda.  

For Full Town Council meetings, items which fall within the scope of the Council's activities may be raised by Bideford Residents.  Participants will be asked to read the Bideford Town Council Code of Conduct (or available at the meeting), and to complete a pro-forma stating their name and address and item to be raised.

The protocol on the filming and recording of Council and Committee Meetings can be viewed here


Planning Committee Agenda

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Planning Committee of the above-named Council to be held in the Town Hall, Bideford, on Wednesday 27 June 2018 at 6.00 pm for the purpose of transacting the following business.

In accordance with The Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 members of the public are welcome to attend. There is a legal right to film/record/photograph/report public meetings.


Heather Blackburn
Town Clerk


1.   To receive apologies and reasons for absence.
2.   To receive declarations of interest on items on the agenda and note any requests for dispensation received by the Clerk prior to the meeting.
3.   Public participation session of 15 minutes duration on items on the agenda.
4.   To approve the minutes of the meeting held Wednesday 6 June 2018 as a true record.
5.   To consider and resolve the enclosed Planning applications on behalf of the Council.
6.   To receive details of those Planning Applications which have been granted/refused by Planning Authorities, and any notifications of Planning Appeals.


The next Planning Committee meeting is Wednesday 18 July 2018 at 6.00 pm.



Councillors: D Bushby (Town Mayor), P Christie (Chairman), A T Inch, M Langmead, P Pester, R Wootton.



a.    Application No: 1/0514/2018/FUL: Two-storey rear extension. 28 Westcombe Lane, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3JQ. Applicant: Mr T Wheatley (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 11 June 18).

b.    Application No: 1/0543/2018/LBC: Repair and works to property. 9 Honestone Street, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2DL. Applicant: Mr S Harvey (same address). Agent: Woodward Smith Chartered Architects, Barnstaple. (Date received: 12 June 18).

c.    Application No: 1/0577/2018/LA: Retrospective application to regularise the existing security fencing, external equipment storages and windsock pole along with engineering works comprising of re-profiling banks to both the BMX Trackand  the bank on the South West of the site. Pollyfield Playing Field, Avon Road, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr A Champion, Torridge District Council (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 13 June 18).

d.   Application No: 1/0011/2018/DIS: Application to discharge Conditions 2 (Materials), 6 (Surface Water Drainage), 12 (Tree Pruning) and 13 (Meter Boxes) of permission 1/1203/2017/REMM. Land at Atlantic Park, Clovelly Road, Bideford,    Devon. Applicant: Mr J Wilton, Persimmon Homes South West, Mallard Road, Sowton Trading Estate, Exeter, EX2 7LD. Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 14 June 2018).

e.   Application No: 1/0568/2018/FUL: Single storey side extension together with first floor extension over existing kitchen and bathroom. 15 Hyfield Place, Bideford, EX39 2DW. Applicant: Mrs L Bravery (same address). Agent: None supplied.    (Date received: 14 June 2018).

f.    Application No: 1/0580/2018/FUL: Removal of condition 6 of permission 1/1833/1993 to provide additional habitable accommodation. 10 Short Close, Bideford, EX39 3QL. Applicant: Mr R Lewis (same address). Agent: Mr D Young, Torrington. (Date received: 18 June 2018).

g.   Application No: 1/0592/2018/FUH: Relocation of existing fence. 4 Oaklands, Bideford, EX39 3HW. Applicant: Mr M Dennis (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 21 June 2018).

h.   Application No: 1/0628/2018/FULM: Development of concrete wheels park, with associated access, landscaping and hard surfacing. The Sportsground, Kingsley Road, Bideford. Applicant: Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford, EX39 2QG.    Agent:   Mr P Leaver, David Wilson Partnership, Barnstaple. (Date received: 21 June 2018).


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