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Planning Committee MEETING


Date:       Thursday 24 May 2018

Time:      6.00 p.m.

Venue:    Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone

Membership: To be appointed at the Annual Meeting of the Council on

 19 May 2018


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        Items withdrawn from the Agenda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 - 31 May 2018




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 26 April adjourned to 30 April 2018

1 - 13



11.    Minutes of the meeting to be held on 22 May 2018 - to follow




12.    Appointment of Political Group Spokespersons




13.    Presentation of Petitions (if any)




14.    Deferred Items

14 - 16



15.    17/506306 - Hen And Duckhurst Farm, Marden Road, Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent

17 - 39



16.    15/507909 - Walderslade Woods Including Land Off Wildfell Close, Boxley, Kent

40 - 65



17.    18/500352 - Hill Farm, Lenham Road, Ulcombe, Maidstone, Kent

66 - 92



18.    18/501196 - Land North Of 61 And 62 Knaves Acre, Headcorn, Ashford, Kent

93 - 102



19.    18/501016 - Lea Farm, Faversham Road, Lenham, Kent

103 - 110



20.    Appeal Decisions

111 - 112



21.    Chairman's Announcements





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.


For full details of all papers relevant to the applications on the agenda, please refer to the public access pages on the Maidstone Borough Council website.  Background documents are available for inspection by appointment during normal office hours at the Maidstone Borough Council Reception, King Street, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6JQ.




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