Planning Committee Meeting 18th June 2014 Report LPC Meeting Minutes & Reports

PRESENT                                    Cllr. Godfrey, Chairman presiding

Cllrs. Gillett, Knowles, Osborn and Willis.

Cllr. Barr was also present.

Mrs M McFarlane (Clerk) 2 Members of the public.



Two representatives outlined the proposals for the development of five houses on land adjacent to Parapet House. Existing access would be utilised and the footpath would be slightly re-routed.  Consideration for the use of the cricket ground and the existing tree constraints were taken into account.  Cllr. Godfrey stressed the importance of an open space for a play area within the site.  An area has been identified for an open space.  The proposal will be presented to MBC.  Cllr. Godfrey thanked the representatives for informing the planning committee of their intensions.

The Chairman opened the meeting at 7.50pm



Cllr. Greenwood (holiday)


  1.                                               DISCLOSURES AND CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS ON THE AGENDA

Cllr. Willis declared an interest in the application MA/14/0214 as the property is next door to his abode.  He left the room during the discussion.

Following a site visit to High Farm West Street (MA/14/0214) Cllrs. voted to uphold the original objections to the application.


  1.                                        PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

MA/14/0746                            FULL PLANNING PERMISSION

29/05/2014                              WINDMILL COTTAGE LENHAM HEATH ME17 2JA

An application for the erection of a side and rear extensions (Amended design following previous approval MA/13/1294)

We do not wish to object/comment.

MA/14/0463                            AMENDED PLANS

03/06/2014                              CASA CAO 10A MAIDSTONE ROAD LENHAM ME17 2QH

A planning application for a single storey rear extension

We do not wish to object/comment.

MA/14/0608                            AMENDED PLANS

13/06/2014                              Broadoak Dickley Lane Lenham ME7 2DD

A planning application for single storey rear extension and side extension.

We do not wish to object/comment.


  1.                                         NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN REPORT

2000 leaflets will be included in the July Focus to advertise the public exhibition.

Cllr. Gillett proposed, Cllr. Godfrey seconded and it was RESOLVED to have 100 copies of the Parish Plan printed as per the quote from


  1.                                          CORRESPONDENCE

A request for the sighting of a weight restriction highway sign was discussed and will be put to full council at the next meeting for a decision.


St. John Ambulance are progressing with a land valuation for the allotment grounds.

Cllrs. Godfrey and Knowles will attend planning training at MBC on 25th July.


The meeting closed at 9.00pm

Planning Committee Meeting 18th June 2014 Report
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