Planning Committee Meeting 3rd June 2019 LPC General, LPC Meeting Minutes & Reports

REPORT OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING AT 7.30 pm ON WEDNESDAY 3rd JUNE 2019 IN THE COMMUNTIY CENTRE.

PRESENT Cllr. A Walmsley, Chairman presiding.
Cllrs. M Ballard, J Britt, M Cockett, R Greenwood, C Huggens & A Ratcliffe.Cllr. M Lowe was also present. Margo McFarlane (Clerk & RFO)

Cllr. M Lowe introduced himself to the committee members and was welcomed by the Chairman.

  1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE No apologies
  2. DISCLOSURES AND CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS ON THE AGENDA No disclosures or confidential items.
  3. PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

19/502473/LBC 21st May
Listed Building Consent for proposed conversion and extension of existing triple garage to provide ancillary annexe accommodation. Lenham Court The Coach House Old Ham Lane Lenham ME17 2LSWe have no comments.

19/502472/FULL 21st May
Proposed conversion and extension of existing triple garage to provide ancillary annexe accommodation.
Lenham Court The Coach House Old Ham Lane Lenham ME17 2LSWe have no comments.

19/502182/FULL 21st May
Variation of condition 2 of 14/503411/FULL (Residential development
comprising erection of 23 dwellings.) to allow a gradual occupation
scheme, starting with 6no social rented properties, prior to the completion of the traffic island.
The Paddock Grove House Old Ashford Road Lenham ME17 2PX
Cllr. M Ballard will contact C Councillor S Prendergast to discuss the variation.
We wish to object on safety grounds, the completion of the traffic island prior to occupation of the development is stipulated in the S106 agreement and should be honoured in conjunction with the TRO on the A20 from 60mph to 50mph, at what is a particularly hazardous stretch of road close to the Faversham Road junction.

19/502456/FULL 28th May
Erection of a single storey front extension, two storey side extension and part two storey, part single storey rear extension. Proposed dropped kerb and driveway.
32 Robins Close Lenham ME17 2LD
We wish to object as the plan excludes the option of bringing bins from the back garden to front by way of outside access. The extension encroaches and includes a party wall. The front single storey is too far forward beyond the building line.

19/502655/LBC 30th May
Listed Building Consent for replacement of external render to ground floor elevations. 6A Maidstone Road Lenham ME17 2QH
We have no comments. (Subject the conservation officers’ agreement of proposed render which is chemically enhanced)

Cllr. A Ratcliffe reported on the Lenham Nursery open day on the 18th May which was well attended.
Some minor changes will be considered to the siting of the building to allow access to the allotment site for deliveries. Cllr. Ratcliffe will speak with the Ham Lane Allotment Association Chairman to outline the plan. He suggested a plot survey to establish precise measurements with regard to the width of the access road. The Nursery Group are requesting negotiations about the lease and heads of terms should be started with LPC at the earliest convenient time.

  1. NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN REPORT
    Cllr. A Walmsley gave a report of the MBC planning committee meeting held on Thursday 30th May. The application for the Wealden Homes development to the rear of Loder Close was permitted. Section 106 or CIL monies will not be ringfenced for expansion of the Lenham Primary School. Further discussions will take place at the NHP Group meeting 4th June.
  2. CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
    KCC consultation letter ref The Lenham School works requires a response. Cllr. A Walmsley will respond on behalf of LPC.Clarification will be sought with regard to an invitation with Countryside Developers to discuss the land west of Ham Lane.In future PDF files will be sent for LPC communications in place of word documents.The meeting closed at 9.25pm
Planning Committee Meeting 3rd June 2019
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