Agenda Frontsheet 07/04/2016, 18.00



Planning Committee MEETING



Date: Thursday 7 April 2016

Time: 6.00 p.m.

Venue: Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone




Councillors Ash, Clark, Cox, English (Chairman), Harper, Harwood, Hemsley, Munford, Paine, Paterson, Perry, Round and Mrs Stockell







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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        Items withdrawn from the Agenda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 - 14 April 2016




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 March adjourned to 24 March 2016 - to follow




11.    Presentation of Petitions (if any)




12.    Report of the Head of Planning and Development - Deferred Items




13.    12/1544 - Orchard Farm Nursery, Chartway Street, Sutton Valence, Maidstone, Kent

2 - 13



14.    14/505125 - Lenham Ironmongers Ltd, 8 Faversham Road, Lenham, Kent

14 - 20



15.    15/501168 - Orchard Farm Nursery, Chartway Street, Sutton Valence, Kent

21 - 31



16.    15/505493 - Land Adjoining Greengates, Lenham Road, Headcorn, Kent

32 - 42



17.    15/506245 - The Chances, Lughorse Lane, Hunton, Kent

43 - 53



18.    15/506338 - The Chances, Lughorse Lane, Hunton, Kent

54 - 64



19.    15/506840 - Land North Of Bicknor Wood, Gore Court Road, Maidstone, Kent

65 - 76



20.    15/506897 - Morry Farm, Morry Lane, East Sutton, Kent

77 - 98



21.    15/510023 - Caledonia, Workhouse Lane, East Farleigh, Kent

99 - 105



22.    16/500014 - Land West Of 73, Haste Hill Road, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent

106 - 126



23.    16/500374 - The Forstal, Mount Castle Lane, Lenham Heath, Kent

127 - 155



24.    16/500889 - Street Farm, The Street, Boxley, Kent

156 - 162



25.    Appeal Decisions




26.    Chairman's Announcements




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








Exempt Appendix to the Report of the Head of Planning and Development Relating to Application 15/505493 - Land Adjoining Greengates, Lenham Road, Headcorn, Kent


1 Information re. Individual

164 - 175




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.


BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS: The background documents for the items on the agenda are to be found on the respective planning files for each application and on the files for those applications referred to in the history section of each report. Background documents are available for inspection during normal office hours at the Maidstone Borough Council Gateway Reception, King Street, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6JQ.