Agenda Frontsheet 14/07/2016, 18.00



Planning Committee MEETING



Date: Thursday 14 July 2016

Time: 6.00 p.m.

Venue: Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone




Councillors Boughton, Clark, Cox, English, Harwood, Hastie, Hemsley, Munford, Perry (Chairman), Powell, Prendergast, 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        Items withdrawn from the Agenda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 - 21 July 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 30 June adjourned to 7 July 2016 - to follow




11.    Presentation of Petitions (if any)




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

1 - 2



13.    14/506264 - Land At Bicknor Farm, Sutton Road, Langley, Kent

3 - 51



14.    15/505906 - Grafty Green Garden Centre, Headcorn Road, Grafty Green, Kent

52 - 89



15.    Appeal Decisions

90 - 91



16.    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 14/506264 (circulated separately)

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





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.