Planning Committee Meeting 4th June 2018 LPC General, LPC Meeting Minutes & Reports

REPORT OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING AT 7.30pm ON MONDAY 4thJUNE 2018 IN THE COMMUNITY CENTRE.

PRESENT

Cllr. A Walmsley, Chairman presiding.

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

McFarlane (Clerk & RFO) 1 member of the public.

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

A local business owner who had recently installed new (temporary) signage presented evidence which showed the signs were an improvement to the premises. The building is listed and in the conservation area, as such the signs would require listed building consent and planning permission. Following discussions and advice offered by councillors, the business owner decided to await correspondence from the borough.

Councillors will consider designing a guidance note on business signage for future reference.

The Chairman opened the meeting at 7.50pm

 

  1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE No apologies.

 

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

 

  1. PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

18/501637/FULL        30thMay

Demolition of existing garage and erection of detached garage with office above and attached log store.

Liverton Place Liverton Hill Sandway ME17 2NP

We would like to see a half-hip on the roof in keeping with the main house.

Roof lights to be conservation roof lighting and roof tiles reclaimed Kent peg tiles.

We have no objections.

 

18/502534/FULL      31st May

Conversion of barn and erection of glazed link to provide additional living accommodation to dwelling approved under ref: 14/503309/FULL

Tanyard Farm Old Ashford Road Lenham

We have no objections.

 

Additional comments with photographs following the recent storm water damage have been submitted to

MBC planning, in relation to the proposed car wash site at Old Ashford Road Lenham.

 

18/502275/Non-material amendment approved for Tanyard Farm Old Ashford Road Lenham.

 

A letter to MBC planning, concerning issues relating to correspondence and lack of detail on plans being

submitted is being progressed, Cllrs. Walmsley and Ratcliffe are producing a draft for consideration.

 

  1. NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN REPORT

NHP group members are meeting with Maidstone Development group Thursday 7thJune, to discuss drainage plans and possible road plans. Following a meeting with BTF land agents to discuss the possible sale of the William Pitt field, Cllr. Greenwood reported costs associated with professional advice for consultants attending meetings and suggested requesting a new proposal for signature following full discussion at the LPC meeting.

Cllr. Cockett reported the traffic survey was progressing with some interesting proposals emerging for future road structure. Cllr. Huggens commented on the schedule of works for road improvements and if LPC could have more input to the order road repairs were undertaken?

 

  1. CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
    No correspondence received.

 

The meeting closed at 9.25pm

Planning Committee Meeting 4th June 2018
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