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Agenda for Planning, Highways & Transport Meeting being held at 7.30pm on Tuesday 6th December 2022

Posted on 29th November, 2022 in Agendas - Planning, Highways & Transport

A meeting of the Planning, Highways & Transport Committee will be held at 19:30 on Tuesday 6 December 2022 in the Council Chamber, Council Offices, North Street, Ilminster, TA19 0DG.

Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend. If you wish to attend, please let Ilminster Town Council know either by email town.council@ilminster.gov.uk or phone the office on 01460 52149 by 15:00 hrs on Tuesday 6 December 2022.

If members of the public have any questions on matters that are on the agenda, then if possible, please notify the Council Office, before the day of the meeting, which item you would like to speak about.

This meeting has been advertised as a public meeting and as such could be filmed or recorded by broadcasters, the media or members of the public. Please be aware that whilst every effort is taken to ensure that members of the public are not filmed, we cannot guarantee this, especially if you are speaking or taking an active role.

The business to be transacted at the meeting is outlined on the Agenda below. Any reports will be made available as soon as possible, and in any event, at least 30 minutes before the start of the meeting.

Yours sincerely

Mark Tredwin

Town Clerk

Planning, Highways & Transport Agenda

  1. Public Forum

Fifteen minutes will be made available for public comment and response in relation to items on this agenda. Individuals will be permitted a maximum of three minutes each to address the committee.

 2. Apologies for absence

To receive apologies for absence from Councillors unable to attend the meeting.

 3. Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations from Councillors and Officers of interests in respect of matters to be considered at this meeting, together with an appropriate statement regarding the nature of the interest.

Members are reminded that if they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest on their register of interest relating to any item on the agenda, they are prevented from participating in any discussion or voting on that matter at the meeting as to do so would amount to a criminal offence. Similarly, if you are or become aware of a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter under consideration at this meeting which is not on your register of interests or is in the process of being added to your register you must disclose such interest at this meeting and register it within 28 days.

 4. Dispensations

To note the grant of dispensations made by the Town Clerk in relation to the business of this meeting.

 5. Minutes

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 1 November 2022.


  1. Ditton Street pedestrian crossing proposal

To consider a request from the public for enquiries to be made to Highways

  1. Planning Applications

South Somerset District Planning webpage:


  1. 22/02592/ADV – Station Road Roundabout, Station Road  – No. 3 Roundabout Advertisement/Sponsorship signs/chevrons with directional signs and downlighters. Grassed.
  2. 22/02826/HOU – 6 Higher Beacon – Replacement single storey side extension, rear dormer window and new window to front elevation
  3. 22/03117/HOU – The Old Coach House 35A East Street – Installation of block wall in render, raised patio/terrace in blockwork with flagstone finish and timber fence in the raised garden to the rear of the dwelling house. Erection of timber framed pergola and two small timber sheds also in rear garden (Retrospective Application


  1. Planning Appeals


8. Planning Decisions made by SSDC

Decisions made by South Somerset District Council are reported for information. For more details, please see South Somerset District Council Website: https://www.southsomerset.gov.uk/services/planning/search-for-a-planning-application/

Planning, Highways and Transport Committee Members:

Councillors Gunn, James, MacKillop, Sellers, Shearman, Taylor, Tinson, Wilcock

PLEASE NOTE THAT MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND THIS MEETING AS OBSERVERS Under the Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014, any members of the public are now allowed to take photographs, film and audio record the proceedings and report on all public meetings (including on social media). No prior notification is needed but it would be helpful to let the office know of any plans to film or record so that any necessary arrangements can be made to provide reasonable facilities to report on meetings. This permission does not extend to private meetings or parts of meetings which are not open to the public. All recording and photography equipment should be taken away if a public meeting moves into a session which is not open to the public.

 If you are recording the meeting, you are asked to act in a reasonable manner and not disrupt the conduct of meetings for example by using intrusive lighting, flash photography or asking people to repeat statements for the benefit of the recording. You may not make an oral commentary during the meeting. The Chairman has the power to control public recording and/or reporting so it does not disrupt the meeting. Members of the public exercising their right to speak during Public Question Time may be recorded. Copies of this document are available in large print on request.

Please click here to download the agenda


Ag 5 Draft mins PHT 1st November

Ag 6 Road Markings Ditton Street

Ilminster Town Council
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