Planning Committee Meeting 4th December 2017 LPC General, LPC Meeting Minutes & Reports

LENHAM PARISH COUNCIL

REPORT OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING HELD IN THE COMMUNITY CENTRE

ON MONDAY 4th DECEMBER 2017 AT  7.30pm

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PRESENT

Cllr. N Osborne, Chairman presiding.

Cllrs. M Ballard, M Cockett, R Greenwood, & A Walmsley.

Mrs M. McFarlane (Clerk

  1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE Cllr. C Huggens (unwell)
  2. DISCLOSURES AND CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS ON THE AGENDA

Cllr. Cockett declared he had been lobbied on application 17/506108/Full 60 High Street Lenham.

No confidential items on the agenda.

  1. PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

17/505856/FULL         15th November

Erection of a single and two storey extensions to North West elevation of main house with balcony and new doors to South West elevation. Alterations to existing garage block and construction of a new first floor annex to existing garage block and construction of new first floor annex accommodation over with balcony and external stair to rear.

Baldock Wood Old Ham Lane Lenham ME17 2LT

We note the two additional dwellings within the annex.

We have no objections.

 

17/504828/FULL        15th November

Retrospective application for change of use to a general commercial use and car wash.

The Coach Park Old Ashford Road Lenham

If the officers are approving, we wish to suggest 1) No parking on Old Ashford Road is permitted: 2) Waste water should be disposed of appropriately.

We have no objections subject to suggestions 1 & 2.

 

17/505825/FULL        23rd November

Two storey extension and single storey boot room.

Heath Cottage Lenham Heath Road Lenham Heath

We wish to see approved.

 

17/505962/FULL         28th November

Proposed single storey side extension to existing dwelling house.

Westmoreland House 24A Maidstone Road Lenham

We note there is no provision for bin storage, other than at the front of the house.

We have no objections.

 

17/506108/FULL        30th November

Variation of condition 3 (materials) of 16/508218/FULL and 16/508219/LBC (two storey rear extension) for alterations to windows and doors.

We wish to see approved.

(Planning applications granted/refused uploaded on LPC website.)

 

  1. NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN REPORT

Meeting with Network Rail to discuss bridge improvements and pedestrian bridge to the station from the new developments proposed for south of the railway, identified issues with safety, cost implications, mobility provisions, requiring more in-depth research.

Meeting with The Lenham School discussed the idea of a two-form entry junior school on the site.

The Lenham Meadows Trust has been granted charity status, number 1176004.

 

  1. CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED

MBC planning request LPC re-consider the request to call the application 17/504450/REM – Land West of Ham Lane to be discussed at NHP meeting (5th December)

Allotment site utility services to be confirmed & readings taken of electricity & water.

Groom way tree damage to garden equipment, compensation to be considered.

 

The meeting closed 9.05pm

Planning Committee Meeting 4th December 2017
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