The Agenda for the meeting can be read below or downloaded here AG_2022 July DPC Agenda

To all members of Dittisham Parish Council                                                                                                1 July 2022

You are hereby summoned to attend the monthly meeting of Dittisham Parish Council to be held in Dittisham Village Hall on Wednesday 6 July 2022 at 7:00p.m for the purpose of transacting the following business.

  1. Apologies: To receive apologies for absence.
  2. To declare any interests in items on the agenda.
  3. To consider approval of the minutes of the meeting held on 1 June 2022.
  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 – Including report on resolution of access issues to Lower Street and the removal of abandoned vehicle on Riverside Road
    • Devon County Council Councillor
  2. SHDC Planning Decisions
    • 0544/22/TPO Dittisham Sailing Club Dittisham Dartmouth TQ6 0HS. T001: Oak – Sever Ivy. T002: Oak – Sever Ivy. T004: Oak – Remove lowest primary branch on E side. Hanging over garage. T005: Sycamore – Remove branch with axial crack at approx. 6m from GL on E side. To prevent branch failure onto path or building. T006: Sycamore – Remove epicormic growth from base. To remove conflict with building. T007: Sycamore – Reduce lateral branches over building by 1-2m. To reduce weight of branches. Tree Works Allowed.
    • 0507/22/HHO Dartside Manor Street Dittisham TQ6 0EX. Householder application for construction of free standing garden building (summerhouse) within rear curtilage (Resubmission of 1105/20/HHO). Refusal.
    • 1104/22/CLP Kebechan House Capton To Capton Cross Capton Devon TQ6 0JE. Certificate of Lawfulness for Proposed Dormers on the back of Kelbechan house, one with Juliette balcony and amendments to fenestration. Cert of Lawfulness (Proposed) Refusal.
    • 0485/22/FUL Bramble Torr Dittisham TQ6 0HZ. Application for access drive, platforms, building and drainage (Retrospective). Refusal.
    • 0681/22/ARC 2 Watermans Cottage Manor Street Dittisham TQ6 0EX. Application for approval of details reserved by conditions 3,4,6 and 10 of planning consent 1048/19/HHO. Discharge of condition Approved.
  3. The Planning Inspectorate, Appeal Decision
    • APP/K1128/X/22/3291595 Vipers Quay, Dittisham, Dartmouth, Devon TQ6 0HE. Lawful Development Certified.
  4. New planning applications
    • 1767/22/FUL Land at Barberry Farm Dittisham TQ6 0JA. Erection of general purpose agricultural building.
    • 1806/22/PDM Barn at Barberry Farm, Dittisham, TQ6 0JA. Application to determine if prior approval is required for proposed change of use of agricultural buildings to 1No. dwellinghouse (Class C3) and for associated operational development (Class Q (a+b)). For information only.
    • 1732/22/LBC St Annes Manor Street Dittisham TQ6 0EX. Listed building consent for replacement of external stores door
  5. Jubilee Events – To thank organisers and to confirm a £800 grant request to the Parish of Dittisham Charity.
  • Proposal to use village halls to create network of outposts for police officers during routine patrols

To consider the questions asked in letter from Anthony Mangnall MP.

  • Reports from Councillors’ Working Groups & External Forums
    • Ham Events
  • Dart 10K – To approve the 22 Agreement with Swim Collective and arrangements
  • To consider the request from residents to book The Ham for a wedding 17 June (15-18 June hire)
    • Maintenance

To note the findings of the 2022 annual playground inspection and action required.

To receive the Report and action as required.

  1. Car Park Attendant Contract

Ends 18/7/22. To consider use of optional extension of up to two years.

  1. Tree Survey

To agree contractor to carry out 2022 risk assessment survey.

  • Personnel Committee.

To create a Personnel Committee and to confirm its members, and Terms of Reference.

  • Finance Working Group

To agree to add members to the Lloyds and NatWest accounts bank mandates.

  • Protocol following the passing of Sovereign

To agree how to review the procedure and its contact details.

  • Proposal Creative Car Parks

To consider its proposal for DPC to use its services in The Ham car park.

  • Financial Matters
    • Consider approval of financial reports.
    • Payments

To authorise the following payments:

  • Play Inspection Company, Annual Inspection, £150.00
  • Resident, Jubilee Lunch Grant,                               £1,848.50
  • Cllr Bond, Noticeboard for Bus Shelter Reimbursement £14.99
  • Devon Communities Together, Annual Membership Fee £50.00
  • Clerk, Office expenses reimbursement CE52 June       £19.03

To note payments made since the 1 June meeting:

  • Clerk, June Salary and May overtime , £1,414.09
  • HMRC, June PAYE/NI/ENI, £410.03

To note that the May pension payment is late because of issues with the transfer of source account.

  • Annual Insurance Premium – To note that the premium has been paid. Cover for subsidence of the Old Chapel Burial Ground wall was included with an additional cost of £117.43, total premium £768.14.
  • To note or consider correspondence

The following correspondence has been addressed, for information only.

  • Invitation – Dartmouth Academy/ Reach Programme – July 12th 2022 11am – 4pm
  1. To confirm the next meeting of Dittisham Parish Council which is scheduled for 7 September 2022 at 7:00 pm.
  • Closure of the Meeting

To consider resolving to close the meeting because of the commercial-in-confidence nature of the business.


To consider quotes for work agreed by the meeting.


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

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Dial in by phone +44 203 481 5237         Meeting ID: 844 463 3513        

Annette Thom, Parish Clerk