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Planning Committee MEETING


Date:       Thursday 21 October 2021

Time:      6.00 p.m.

Venue:    Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone



Councillors    Brindle, Cox, English, Eves, Forecast, Harwood, Holmes, Kimmance, McKay, Munford, Perry (Vice-Chairman), Spooner (Chairman) 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.



Page No.



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        Items withdrawn from the Agenda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 - 28 October 2021




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 23 September 2021

1 - 7



11.     Presentation of Petitions (if any)




12.     Deferred Items

8 - 9



13.     21/503982/FULL - Newnham Court Shopping Village, Bearsted Road, Weavering, Kent

10 - 16



14.     21/504233/FULL - Bimbury Lodge, Bimbury Lane, Stockbury, Maidstone, Kent

17 - 28



15.     21/503615/FULL - Vinters Park Crematorium, Bearsted Road, Weavering, Maidstone, Kent

29 - 39



16.     21/503673/TPOA - 18 Peter Pease Close, Kingswood, Maidstone, Kent

40 - 45



17.     21/504210/FULL - 3 The Bungalows, Church Street, Teston, Maidstone, Kent

46 - 55



18.     21/502623/FULL - Land Adjacent To Bridge House, Couchman Green Lane, Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent

56 - 66



19.     Appeal Decisions

67 - 68



20.     Enforcement Tracker

69 - 73




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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Public Speaking and Alternative Formats

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