Minutes of Planning meeting 15th June 2016 LPC General, LPC Meeting Minutes & Reports


Cllr. M Jerrett, Chairman presiding.

Cllrs. M Ballard, R Greenwood, N Osborne & H Shotter.

Cllrs. Nye & Walmsley were also present.

Mrs M McFarlane (Clerk)

The Chairman opened the meeting at 9.26pm.


  1.                         TO ACCEPT APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Cllr. Cockett (unwell)


No disclosures or confidential items on the agenda.

  1.                                          PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

16/503998/FULL                     Restoration of dilapidated two storey farm house and out

20th May                                  building, plus small single storey side extension, restoration of former Oast/barn to residential use, provision of new three bay cart lodge and on-going tree management.

Elmstone Hole Road, Grafty Green ME7 2AJ

We have no objections.


16/504158/FULL                     Two storey rear extension – providing lounge/family room

25th May                                  and additional bathroom/en suite.

Spittal Crouch Lenham Heath Road Sandway ME17 2NB

We have no comments.


16/503913/ADV                      Advert Application for 1 x non illuminated Pay Point sign.

26th May                                  1 x externally illuminated projecting sign, 6 x externally illuminated facia signs, 3 x non-illuminated fascia’s.

12 x non-illuminated applied vinyl window graphics.

8 Faversham Road Lenham ME17 2PN

We have no comments.


16/502445/FULL                     Retention of onsite toilet within the approved solar farm area.

26th May                                  Lenham Solar Farm Ashford Road Lenham ME17 2DP

We have no comments.


16/504230/FULL                     Demolish garage, erection of side orangery, erection of log store/potting

5th June                                    shed.

Leading Cross Green Farm Headcorn Road Lenham ME17 2HS

We have no objections.


16/503025/FULL                     Amended plan relating to acoustic fence and location of septic tank.

14th June                                  Star Service Station Ashford Road Lenham ME17 2DB

We have no objections.  Would prefer the fence is installed before commencement of the shop extension.


APP/U2235/Y/16/3147791    Notification of appeal lodged with the Planning Inspectorate.

9th June                                    Honywood Farm West Street Lenham

Details noted for information purposes.


  1.                     NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN REPORT

The plans for the development south of the railway have been received in the post today (15/6) It was agreed to organise a meeting with Peter Court and the Russell & Russell landowners to discuss the plans in detail.

Full details of the application are online 16/504691.

The Clerk will contact Peter Court to organise a mutually acceptable date and time to meet at the Community Centre, as soon as possible.                                                    Action Clerk

The Clerk has received three copies of the Broad Locations document produced by MBC.  A request for more copies will be made.  Cllrs. Greenwood and Jerrett have a copy each and one copy has been kept for the NHP archives.                                                      Action Clerk

Cllr. Shotter requested information relating to the adoption of roads on new developments by KCC.   Clerk will contact J Whittle for details.                                                 Action Clerk 

The Broad Locations document will be discussed at the NHP team meeting.

The tabulation of responses from Regulation 14 is an ongoing process.

Historic England have confirmed there is no need for the NHP team to undertake a SEA screening, this has been confirmed to MBC.

A letter from LPC to ensure confirmation has been agreed will be sent to MBC.

Action Clerk

  1.                    CORRESPONDENCE

The Housing Survey wording on the accompanying letter was agreed as acceptable without any changes.  The poster has been sent to Focus and placed on the notice boards.

A meeting with D Pares will be organised for mid-July to discuss the heads of agreement terms for the Glebe Pond.                                                                            Action Clerk


The meeting closed 10.00pm

Minutes of Planning meeting 15th June 2016
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