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Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

199.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

It was noted that apologies for absence had been received from the Chairman (Councillor Perry) and Councillors Powell and Round.

 

200.

Notification of Substitute Members

Minutes:

The following Substitute Members were noted:

 

Councillor M Burton for Councillor Round

Councillor Garland for Councillor Perry

 

201.

Notification of Visiting Members

Minutes:

There were no Visiting Members.

 

202.

Items withdrawn from the Agenda

Minutes:

There were none.

 

203.

Urgent Items

Minutes:

The Chairman stated that, in his opinion, the update reports of the Head of Planning and Development should be taken as urgent items as they contained information relating to the applications to be considered at the meeting.

 

204.

Disclosures by Members and Officers

Minutes:

There were no disclosures by Members or Officers.

 

205.

Exempt Items

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the items on the agenda be taken in public as proposed.

 

206.

16/505695 - ERECTION OF TWO SEMI DETACHED DWELLINGS WITH GARAGING, PARKING PROVISION AND LANDSCAPING WORKS UTILISING EXISTING HIGHWAY ACCESS - 1 FANCY ROW, THURNHAM LANE, THURNHAM, KENT pdf icon PDF 142 KB

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Minutes:

The Chairman and Councillors Prendergast and Mrs Stockell stated that they had been lobbied.

 

The Committee considered the report and the urgent update report of the Head of Planning and Development.

 

RESOLVED:  That permission be granted subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report as amended by the urgent update report.

 

Voting:  11 – For  0 – Against  0 – Abstentions

 

207.

16/504798 - THE CONSTRUCTION OF SIX DETACHED DWELLINGS AND ASSOCIATED PARKING, ACCESS AND LANDSCAPE WORKS ALONGSIDE THE CONVERSION OF THE EXISTING BARN TO PROVIDE A COMMUNITY USE ON THE LAND AT FORGE LANE - LAND AT FORGE LANE, BREDHURST, KENT pdf icon PDF 254 KB

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Minutes:

All Members except Councillor Garland stated that they had been lobbied.

 

The Committee considered the report and the urgent update reports of the Head of Planning and Development.

 

Councillor Carr of Bredhurst Parish Council and Mr Page (a local resident) addressed the meeting in support of the application.

 

RESOLVED:  That permission be refused for the reason set out in the report as amended by the urgent update reports.

 

Voting:  8 – For  3 – Against  0 – Abstentions

 

Note:  Councillor Harwood entered the meeting during consideration of this application (6.20 p.m.), but did not participate in the discussion or the voting.

 

208.

16/505930 - RETROSPECTIVE APPLICATION FOR CHANGE OF USE OF LAND TO USE AS A RESIDENTIAL CARAVAN SITE FOR 2 GYPSY FAMILIES, EACH WITH 2 CARAVANS INCLUDING NO MORE THAN ONE STATIC CARAVAN FOR EACH FAMILY, ERECTION OF AMENITY BUILDING AND LAYING OF HARDSTANDING - LAND AT HAWTHORN PLACE, GREENWAY FORSTAL, HARRIETSHAM, KENT pdf icon PDF 199 KB

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Minutes:

The Chairman and Councillors Boughton, Clark, Munford and Prendergast stated that they had been lobbied.

 

The Committee considered the report and the urgent update report of the Head of Planning and Development.

 

Councillor J Sams of Harrietsham Parish Council (against) addressed the meeting.

 

RESOLVED:  That permission be granted subject to the conditions and informatives set out in the report, as amended by the urgent update report, and the additional condition set out in the urgent update report.

 

Voting:  9 – For  2 – Against  1 – Abstention

 

209.

Chairman's Announcements

Minutes:

There were no announcements on this occasion.

 

210.

Duration of Meeting

Minutes:

6.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.