Planning Committee Meeting 15th August 2018 LPC General, LPC Meeting Minutes & Reports

LENHAM PARISH COUNCIL

REPORT OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING AT 7.30pm ON WEDNESDAY 15thAUGUST 2018 IN THE COMMUNTIY CENTRE.

 

PRESENT                  Cllr. A Walmsley, Chairman presiding.

Cllrs. M Ballard, M Cockett, R Greenwood, C Huggens & A Ratcliffe.

Cllr. N Osborne & P McCreery  were also present. M McFarlane (Clerk & RFO)

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

A resident voiced concerns of possible flooding risks from the proposed development of land adjacent to his property in Old Ashford Road (17/500357/HYBRID) The increased traffic flow and overspill parking from the extra 150 dwellings was also an issue which would require traffic calming solutions and management.

Cllrs. agreed conditions would be requested to be included in the application to help alleviate several issues identified by the planning committee and NHP group. (See under applications received)

 

The Chairman thanked the resident for attending and opened the meeting at 8.30pm

 

  1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE No apologies received.

 

  1. DISCLOSURES AND CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS ON THE AGENDA No disclosures of confidential items.

 

  1. PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

17/500357/HYBRID   1st August

Full application – Erection of 48 dwellings and associated infrastructure, landscaping and open space. Outline application-Erection of 102 dwellings (access, layout and landscaping to be sought)

Land North of Old Ashford Road Lenham.

Several issues were raised, covering flooding/drainage, water management, and surface water scheme details, there should be a fully worked up KCC drainage system available for inspection.  The landscape visual impact assessment and substantial landscape buffers along the A20, increased provision of open space and possible play area should be available for consideration.

We wish to object and call into planning committee.

 

18/504088/FULL         7thAugust

Proposed garage door within existing opening.

14 Tolhurst Way Lenham ME17 2BY

We have no objections.

 

18/503478/FULL         7thAugust

Provision of additional dormer windows to front and rear elevations, and single storey orangery extension. Addition of porch to front.

3 Country Ways Lenham ME17 2JF

We have no comments.

 

  1. NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN REPORT

The public consultation open day will be held at the Tithe Barn on Saturday October 6th10am to 4pm.

The event will be widely advertised and official notification of the consultation dates for Regulation 14  will be placed in the Kent Messenger      .

 

  1. CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED

No correspondence received.

 

The meeting closed at 8.50pm

Planning Committee Meeting 15th August 2018
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