The Agenda can be downloaded here or read below  AG_2021 September DPC Agenda

To all members of Dittisham Parish Council                                                                                                             26 August 2021

You are hereby summoned to attend the monthly meeting of Dittisham Parish Council to be held in Dittisham Village Hall and via Zoom audioconferencing on Wednesday 1 September 2021 at 7:00p.m for the purpose of transacting the following business.

  1. Apologies: To receive apologies for absence.
  2. To declare any personal interests or disclosable pecuniary interests in items on the agenda.
  3. To consider approval of the minutes of the meeting held on 7 July 2021.
  4. To consider any issues raised by members of the public.

Members of the public are invited to give their views, to question the Parish Council about issues on this Agenda, or to raise issues for future consideration at the discretion of the Chairman.

  1. Community Reports
    • South Hams District Council Councillor
    • Devon County Council Councillor
  2. SHDC Planning Decisions
    • 0668/21/FUL Dittisham Sailing Club, The Ham Riverside Road Dittisham TQ6 0JH. Replacement of rotting cedar shingles with natural slate. Conditional Approval.
    • 0763/21/HHO Low Dolphin Lower Street Dittisham TQ6 0HY. READVERTISEMENT (Revised plans received) Householder application for new rear extension with internal alterations to existing building and the removal of garage door. Conditional Approval.
    • 1556/21/ARC Former Site Of Kiln Lyon Lower Street Dittisham TQ6 0HY. Application for approval of details reserved by condition 6, 7 and 10 of Planning Permission 0277/20/FUL. Discharge of condition Approved.
    • 1843/21/HHO 8 Meadow Cottages The Level Dittisham TQ6 0EU. Householder application for first-storey extension over existing conservatory and extension of existing first floor balcony. Conditional Approval.
    • 1760/21/LBC & 1759/21/HHO The Cider Cottage Manor Street Dittisham TQ6 0EX Listed building consent and householder application for new boat/garden store and workshop in existing garden.
    • 2949/21/CCN Foxenhole Farm Dittisham Dartmouth TQ6 0HP. Caravan Club notification of proposed Certificated Location. No objection Recommend Approval.
    • 2657/21/TCA Dartside, Manor Street, Dittisham, TQ6 0EX. T1: Lawson Cypress – Fell due to excessive shading to garden; T2: Pittosporum – Lateral reduction by 2 metres on the east side as growing excessively; T3:Magnolia – Crown thin by 10-20% due to heavy limbs. No Objection Raised
    • 2099/21/VAR Sunbeams Riverside Road Dittisham TQ6 0HS. Variation of conditions 2 (approved plans) and 3 (privacy screen approved drawings) of planning consent 4101/20/VAR. Conditional Approval.
    • 2774/21/NMM Sherwood Cottage Riverside Road Dittisham TQ6 0HS. Non-material minor amendment to planning consent 4237/20/HHO.
    • 2101/21/HHO Sunbeams Riverside Road Dittisham TQ6 0HS. Householder application for free standing PV panels. Conditional Approval.
    • 1524/21/HHO & 1525/21/LBC Householder & Listed Building consent application for general internal and external alterations. Conditional Approval.
    • 2578/21/LBC & 2577/21/HHO Dunedin Cottage The Quay Dittisham TQ6 0EZ. Listed Building consent and householder application for an air source heat pump.
    • 1381/21/VAR Water Edge Lower Street Dittisham TQ6 0HY. Application for variation of conditions 2 (approved drawings) and 5 (use as ancillary to main house) of planning consent 0268/16/HHO.
  3. New planning applications
    • 2345/21/HHO The Gate Lodge, The Old Rectory Rectory Lane Dittisham TQ6 0HD. Householder application for single storey extension to Gate Lodge.
    • 3024/21/HHO Sherwood Cottage Riverside Road Dittisham TQ6 0HS. Householder application for removal of utility structure and garage with replacement single storey extension. Works include removal of existing conservatory, removal of extension to chimney pot and replacement windows. Extension to include external porch (resubmission of 4237/20/HHO).
    • 2978/21/ARC Dartside Manor Street Dittisham TQ6 0EX. Application for approval of details reserved by conditions 3 (facing and roofing materials), 4 (stone facing sample panels), 5 (roof details) and 6 (window and door details) of planning consent 1131/20/LBC.
    • 2915/21/ARC Dartside Manor Street Dittisham TQ6 0EX. Application for approval of details reserved by conditions 3 (facing and roofing materials), 4 (stone facing sample panels), 5 (roof details) and 6 (window and door details) of planning consent 1130/20/HHO.
  4. Dartmouth Neighbourhood Plan – Regulation 14 Consultation 2 August to 13 September 2021
  5. Consultations
  • Peninsula Transport Regional Strategy. Closes 17 September
  • SHDC Planning validation checklist. Closes 14 September
  • South West Transport Network consultation on vision and goals. Closes 17 September.
  • Waste and Recycling Collections by SHDC – To consider feedback by DPC to SHDC.
  • Public Village Bins

To confirm payment £3 per week for an extra emptying of bins on The Ham (Wednesday), and to decide the extra collection’s period (summer until middle of October or throughout the year).

To consider approval of the cost provided by SHDC for the relocation of three existing bins in the village.

  • Reports from Councillors’ Working Groups & External Forums
    • Maintenance

To note the report on the annual Playground Inspection & consider action required.

To note that galleon’s wetpour requires further repair & will be reported to Wicksteed.

  • Village Hall – To receive a report from Cllr Neale. To receive the Annual Premises Report.
  1. Proposed remit for a Climate & Environment Working Group – Cllr Nightingale
  • Graffiti on The Ham – For information only.
  • Treeworks – To consider authorising the cost of treeworks (crown raise of Lime in The Level Car Park and removal of a small dead Rowan from Ham Triangle) to be shared pro-rata with Blackawton PC.
  • Financial Matters
    • Financial Report – To consider approval of report and bank reconciliation.
    • Payments Due – To authorise the following payments:
  • Parish Lengthsman, Final 5 hours 20/21 and 10 hours April-June 21, £300.00
  • SHDC,   Invoice #2 part of maintenance contract in arrears, £589.46
  • Kingsbridge Websites, Village Hall pages, £100.00
  • Cllr Anderson, Reimbursement for expenses (hand sanitiser, land registry, and stationery), £53.99
  • Cllr Neale, Mulch mats for The Ham (as approved by DPC), £71.48
  • Invoice for overtime work on document review and disposal project, £127.30
  • Level Car Park Loan repayment – To confirm the 2021/22 £5,000 repayment.
  • Village Hall Maintenance Grant – To review whether £3,000 grant requested can be made.
  • Clerk’s Expenses Reimbursement CE41 – To consider approval.
  • Report on DPC’s Filing Cabinets removed from the Hall
  • SLCC Webinars – Consider attendance: Appraisal Techniques 7 September 11-12 am £30, GDPR e-course £30
  1. Correspondence
    • Received
  • SHDC Cllr Pearce, 18/7/21, Request from visiting yachtsman for shower facilities on The Ham
  • Resident, 19/8/21, Letter raising objection to eventual height of trees planted by DPC on The Ham because of concern they will ultimately block river views, and requesting review or annual pollarding to limit to 25 feet
  • Community Ownership Fund, £150 million over 4 years for community ownership of assets and amenities.
  • DCC Grant HMCEF for Lengthsman work, £300 approved as requested
  1. Sent
  • South West Water – To advise that beach manhole cover is up and note heavy traffic on beach
  • SWW – Invoiced for parking in The Ham Car Park in August
  • To confirm the next meeting of Dittisham Parish Council which is scheduled for 6 October2021 at 7:00 pm.


The meeting will be held in the Village Hall and with audio Zoom conferencing.

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Dial in by phone +44 203 481 5237 Meeting ID: 844 463 3513                  Annette Thom, Parish Clerk