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Mevagissey Parish Council Agenda – December 2017


Chairman                                                                                                                       Clerk to the Council

Mr M Roberts                                                                                                                 Mr P Howson

Rowan                                                                                                                           Trevellion

Tregoney Hill                                                                                                                 School Hill

Mevagissey                                                                                                                    Mevagissey

PL26 6RF                                                                                                                      PL26 6TH

01726 842267                                                                                                                 07570 832669 –

To all members of the Parish Council

Dear Councillor,


You are summoned to attend the next meeting.

It will be held at the Mevagissey Activity Centre on Thursday, 21 December 2017, starting at 7pm.

The order of business is given below.

Yours faithfully


PJ Howson

Clerk to the Council


  1. To receive Apologies.


  1. To receive Declarations of Interest and Gifts.


  1. To receive the Police Report.


  1. Public participation.


  1. To accept the minutes of the meeting held on 23 November 2017.


  1. To receive the Clerk’s report.


  1. To receive the Ward Member’s report.


  1. To receive Correspondence.


  1. To consider Planning and Licensing Applications.


9a.        PA17/10964 : Roof conversion including construction of new rear and side dormer. 10 Church Street Mevagissey PL26 6SP


9b.        PA17/11432 : Construction of single-storey extensions, new balconies, extension of existing dormer and alterations to existing dwelling. Little Treloen Polkirt Hill Mevagissey St Austell Cornwall PL26 6UX


9c.        PA17/11320 : Construction of 14 new dwellings consisting of 8 Affordable Dwellings (6 for affordable rent and 2 Discounted Sale – Intermediate Units) and 6 open market dwellings including associated car parking and amenity space. Change of use from agricultural land (Grade 3b/4) to residential use. Land North Of Moonfleet School Hill Mevagissey PL26 6TH


9d.        PA17/11087 : Restrospective application for demolition of existing pier and construction of structural pier at rear of property, plus repairs to cracking. Tea On The Quay (FormerlyThe Fishermans Loft) West Wharf Mevagissey St Austell Cornwall PL26 6UJ


9e.        PA17/03292/PREAPP : Pre-application advice sought in respect of a fishing museum and cafe on unused plot of land. Land Off Portmellon Park At OS Grid Ref 201466 43915 Portmellon Park Mevagissey Cornwall


9f.         To consider a response to the 5-day protocol letter issued on 14 December by the LPA following this Council’s      Objection to PA17/10758 : Adjustment to the roof at the front of the building and reduction in some window sizes.      Curlews             Penwarne Lane Mevagissey PL26 6PF


9g.        The following planning applications have been APPROVED (included for information only):


PA17/10459 : Non-material amendment in respect of Decision on PA17/00735. Longpoint, Chapel Point Lane.

PA17/08915 : Shed/summerhouse, garden tool store and glass canopy over front door.   Compass Point, Polkirt Hill.

PA17/08905 : Change of use to unrestricted residential use. The Barn, Treleaven Farm, Valley Road.

PA17/09354 : Listed Building Consent to replace wooden porch with new. 25 Tregoney Hill.

PA17/08395 : Double and single storey extensions incorporating new garage. Nampara, Penwarne Lane.


9h.        The following Planning Enforcement cases have been closed with no breach found (for information only):


EN17/02200 : Alleged unauthorised works to Grade II Listed Building. The Gig House, Elm Terrace.

EN17/01544 : Alleged breach of condition 3 on appeal decision APP/D0840/W/15/3139301 of planning    application PA15/03079 – Non installation of wall between footway and garden areas. Land North Of Moonfleet   School Hill Mevagissey Cornwall.


  1. To approve the monthly finances.


Bills to Pay Salaries £ 648.13
HMRC (PAYE & NIC) £ 206.36
Cornwall Council (contested election charges) £ 3,699.59
Cormac (football pitch cutting) £ 574.31
Mevagissey Telecottage (website services) £ 350.00
West Wharf PC electricity costs 02/09/17-01/12/17 £ 57.75
Valley Rd PC water charge 01/11/17 – 29/11/17 £ 428.20
West Wharf PC water charge 01/11/17 – 29/11/17 £ 461.08
TOTAL £ 6,425.42
Accounts Amount available to spend as of last meeting £ 72,553.78
Expenditure last month £ 2,710.18
   plus grant to Mevagissey School PTFA (library) £ 500.00
   plus grant to Mevagissey Christmas Window Trail £ 150.00
West Wharf PC entry charges £ 820.00 Received
Unpresented cheques £ 12.00
Balance (money in bank) £ 70,025.60
Available to spend £ 70,013.60
Bank Statements (01/12/2017):
Current Account £ 1,536.83
Deposit Account £ 68,488.77
TOTAL £ 70,025.60


  1. To receive an update on the Neighbourhood Development Plan.


  1. To consider current affordable housing issues within the Parish.


  1. To review issues arising from the operation of the public conveniences.


  1. To approve funding for the installation of a soakaway outside Valley Rd PC and repairs to floor inside (Cllr. Facey – deferred from October meeting).


  1. To consider a proposal to improve signage for places of interest within the village (Cllr. Blackmore – deferred from November meeting).


  1. To consider a response to the Cornwall Statement of Community Involvement for Planning (Cllr. Gann).


  1. To consider a response to the Community Network Panel on proposals for ‘Strengthening Community Networks’.


  1. Date of next meeting: 18 January 2018.



NOTE: The meeting will include an opportunity for members of the public to make representations and give evidence on any item appearing on this agenda. No member of the public may speak for longer than three minutes. The 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.

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