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Planning Committee MEETING


Date:       Thursday 24 March 2022

Time:      6.00 p.m.

Venue:    Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone



Councillors    Brindle, Cox, English, Eves, Harwood, Holmes, Kimmance, Munford, Perry (Vice-Chairman), M Rose, Spooner (Chairman), Trzebinski and Young


The Chairman will assume that all Members will read the reports before attending the meeting. Officers are asked to assume the same when introducing reports.



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1.        Apologies for Absence




2.        Notification of Substitute Members




3.        Notification of Visiting Members




4.        Items withdrawn from the Agenda




5.        Date of Adjourned Meeting - Monday 28 March 2022




6.        Any business the Chairman regards as urgent including the urgent update report as it relates to matters to be considered at the meeting




7.        Disclosures by Members and Officers




8.        Disclosures of lobbying




9.        To consider whether any items should be taken in private because of the possible disclosure of exempt information.




10.     Minutes of the meeting held on 17 February 2022 adjourned to 24 February 2022

1 - 13



11.     Presentation of Petitions (if any)




12.     Deferred Items

14 - 15



13.     21/505036/FULL - Little Hawkenbury Barn, Hawkenbury Road, Hawkenbury, Tonbridge, Kent

16 - 26



14.     21/506545/FULL - Wilsons Yard, George Street, Hunton, Kent

27 - 49



15.     21/503063/FULL - The Dreys, Squirrel Woods, Rumstead Lane, Stockbury, Kent

50 - 61



16.     21/506626/FULL - Stables At Stud Farm, Dunn Street Road, Bredhurst, Kent

62 - 75



17.     21/505341/SUB - Land Off Farleigh Hill, Tovil, Kent

76 - 81



18.     22/500414/FULL - South View Lodge, Pilgrims Way, Detling, Maidstone, Kent

82 - 93



19.     21/503585/FULL - Land West Of Church Road, Otham, Kent

94 - 179



20.     21/505249/REM - Land South West Of Hermitage Lane/Oakapple Lane, Barming, Maidstone, Kent

180 - 191



21.     21/503150/FULL - The Old Forge, Chartway Street, East Sutton, Maidstone, Kent

192 - 206



22.     21/506183/FULL - Pinelodge Cottage, Somerfield Road, Maidstone, Kent

207 - 214



23.     Appeal Decisions

215 - 216



To move that the public be excluded for the item set out in Part II of the Agenda because of the likely disclosure of exempt information for the reason specified having applied the Public Interest Test.


Head of Schedule 12A and Brief Description








24.   Exempt Appendix - Planning Application Reference 21/503585/FULL - Land West of Church Road, Otham, Kent


5 - Information in respect of which a claim to legal professional privilege could be maintained in legal proceedings

217 - 233




The order in which items are taken at the meeting may be subject to change.


The public proceedings of the meeting will be broadcast live and recorded for playback on the Maidstone Borough Council website.


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