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February 2007, minutes of Clayhidon Parish Council, special meeting

Clayhidon Parish Council


A Special Meeting was held on Thursday 22nd February 2007 at the Parish Hall, Clayhidon at 7.30pm.



Two Planning Applications and Fence Erection at Wiltown Corner


     Mr ME Bendle, Chairman; Mr MJ Hudson; Mr RJ Pike; Mr G Langford; Mr RM Kallaway; and Mr MC Osmond, clerk.



     Apologies were given for Mr AFJ Redwood & Miss J Ward, unable to attend


Bar Park

     Application for erection of extension over garage.  Comment of window size more than was needed.  Proposed whole end of gable glazed.  No objection to extension but more suitable and in keeping with area to have glazed window being rectangular in shape across gable and cladding above to complete.


Ashcott, Mr P. West

     Erection of new double garage and new access.  The detailed supporting letter read as plans viewed.  This was followed by a general discussion.  Note that some details were only proposals to complete in future according to the wording.  Therefore members stated there should be conditions to any agreement being given.  The old garage with conservatory on the roof to be demolished and not left for development in the future.  In regard to the new access, the road only lends itself to one access from dwelling and the question is asked if the new access higher up the road is more safer and less hazard to the other road users than the present.  Visibility and bends at new access raised.  If new access granted it should be a condition that old access is blocked off.


Fence at Wiltown Corner

     Chairman gave background details of recent events in regard to access to field raised by Mr P. Purvis. In addition to his access he suggested this was a turbary/common land and not to be fenced in.  Chairman had then spoken to Mr F. Rosamond, District Councillor, and advised contact Mr J. Clarke planning department.  This had been done and after details given of site and what was proposed, did not require planning permission.  Highways department contacted Mr W. Pike, not objecting to the fence erection.  Mr Langford had contacted           D.C.C. as Wiltown plot one of others registered in Parish as common land.  In addition details sought on D.E.F.R.A. act 1925 on these lands and extract read, need only apply if stopping someone from having their use of the land, due to have been " Rights ".  On this land there was no "Rights" to use of land and no claims made for them.  Present "right of access" by Mr A. Board to field and Mr P. Purvis two of his field was not being stopped or changed.  Details of Mr P. Purvis access to field had been seen in sale details and route noted.  After general discussion it was agreed by those present to continue with the fence erection.  Mr Langford to visit Land Charges Office at Exeter for further details on registration.  Meeting then closed with thanks to those attending by Chairman.