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Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

295.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Cllr Mrs Stockell.

 

296.

Notification of Substitute Members

Minutes:

Councillor Greer was a substitute for Councillor Mrs Stockell.

 

297.

Notification of Visiting Members

Minutes:

Councillor Mrs Hinder was in attendance for Item 12 - 16/506229 – 15 Greensands, Boxley, Kent.

 

298.

Items withdrawn from the Agenda

Minutes:

There were no items withdrawn from the agenda.

 

299.

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 further information relating to the applications to be considered at the meeting.

 

300.

Disclosures by Members and Officers

Minutes:

Councillor Round stated that the proposed site for agenda Item 9 - 15/504300 – Land North of 61 Knaves Acre, Headcorn, Kent was located less than 100 yards from his property.  Councillor Round confirmed that he had not yet formed an opinion on the proposed development.

 

301.

Disclosures of lobbying

Minutes:

All Members of the Committee stated that they had been lobbied on the following Items:

 

9 - 15/504300 – Land North of 61 Knaves Acre, Headcorn, Kent

10 - 16/505113 – The Chances, Lughorse Lane, Hunton, Kent

11 - 16/505965 – The Chances, Lughorse Lane, Hunton, Kent

 

All Members of the Committee except Councillors Cox, English, Greer and Hastie stated that they had been lobbied on Item 12 - 16/506229 – 15 Greensands, Boxley, Kent.

 

302.

Exempt Items

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That all items be taken in public as proposed.

 

303.

16/506229 - SINGLE STOREY SIDE EXTENSION TO PROVIDE STORAGE SPACE AND INCREASE EXISTING KITCHEN AREA AND CONVERSION OF EXISTING GARAGE INTO ADDITIONAL LIVING AREA - 15 GREENSANDS, BOXLEY, KENT pdf icon PDF 330 KB

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Minutes:

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

 

Pauline Bowdery, speaking on behalf of Mrs Batey (objector), Councillor Hinder of Boxley Parish Council and Councillor Mrs Hinder (Visiting Member) addressed the Committee.

 

RESOLVED: That permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the report.

 

Voting:  10 – For  2 – Against  1 - Abstention

 

304.

15/504300 - OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR TWO STOREY DETACHED HOUSE WITH ACCESS, LAYOUT, SCALE AND APPEARANCE TO BE CONSIDERED - LAND NORTH OF 61 KNAVES ACRE, HEADCORN, KENT pdf icon PDF 388 KB

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Minutes:

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

 

Councillor Pyman of Headcorn Parish Council addressed the Committee.

 

RESOLVED: That consideration of this application be deferred to enable the Officers to investigate the possibility of a Public Right of Way through the site linking to the diverted Public Right of Way outside the site (to the north east) and to assess the implications of this on the ecology/wildlife corridor and on protected species.

 

Voting:  7 - For  2 – Against  1 – Abstention

 

305.

16/505113 - VARIATION OF CONDITION 2 OF 15/506338 (PERMANENT SITING OF ONE STATIC AND ONE TOURING CARAVAN FOR RESIDENTIAL USE BY ROMANY GYPSIES) - TO REPLACE THE TOURING CARAVAN WITH ANOTHER STATIC MOBILE HOME - THE CHANCES, LUGHORSE LANE, HUNTON, KENT pdf icon PDF 181 KB

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Minutes:

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

 

Councillor Goddard of Hunton Parish Council addressed the Committee.

 

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

 

Voting:  8 – For  1 – Against  4 – Abstentions

 

306.

16/505965 - VARIATION OF CONDITION 2 OF 15/506245 (PERMANENT SITING OF ONE STATIC AND ONE TOURING CARAVAN FOR RESIDENTIAL USE BY ROMANY GYPSIES) - TO ALLOW EXTRA STATIC HOME - THE CHANCES, LUGHORSE LANE, HUNTON, KENT pdf icon PDF 183 KB

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Minutes:

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

 

Councillor Goddard of Hunton Parish Council addressed the meeting.

 

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

 

Voting:  8 – For  1 – Against  4 – Abstentions

 

307.

Duration of Meeting

Minutes:

6.04 p.m. to 8:24 p.m.