REPORT OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING AT 9.05pm ON WEDNESDAY 20th JUNE 2018 IN THE COMMUNTIY CENTRE.
Cllr. A Walmsley, Chairman presiding.
Cllrs. M Cockett, R Greenwood, & C Huggens.
Cllr. N Osborne was also present. M McFarlane (Clerk & RFO)
- APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE Cllrs. M Ballard & A Ratcliffe
- DISCLOSURES AND CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS ON THE AGENDA No disclosures of confidential items.
- PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED
18/501550/FULL 4th June
Demolition of existing garden store and erection of a new garden store and single storey extension to existing barn, including external alterations.
Honywood Farm West Street Lenham
We have no objections.
18/502535/FULL 14th June
Part conversion of roof space into ensuite and part conversion of garage to entertainment room, including internal alterations.
Old Shelve Manor Old Shelve Ashford Road Lenham
We have no objections.
Change of use to general commercial use and car wash/valeting, with retention and erection of wash down area and valeting canopies together with ancillary structures.
The Coach Park Old Ashford Road Lenham.
Erection of a new dwelling with garden and parking.
Land adjacent to The Bungalow Rose Lane Lenham Heath.
- NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN REPORT
A response to a landowner requesting information relating to the master planning process undertaken during the preparation of the Neighbourhood plan, up to draft regulation 14 will be provided.
Cllrs. agreed to recommend the Ham Lane allotment site (top section) should be allocated for proposed Nursery School provision and included in the draft plan 14 regulation.
An application will be made to the Public-Sector Mapping Agreement (PSMA) to allow access and sharing of OS digital mapping for transport assessment purposes.
- CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
A notice of temporary 30mph speed limit on Ashford Road Lenham to enable gas replacement works to be carried out by SGN will be in place from June 19th for up to 21 days.
A prior notification application for proposed new builds in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) raises concerns about future protection to prevent over development in the countryside.
Cllr. Walmsley will investigate the planning parameters for such developments and report back.
Residents who suffered from flood damage in Old Ashford Road following the storms of Tuesday May 29th are in correspondence with KCC Highways to highlight the inadequacy of the drainage systems.
The meeting closed at 9.55pm