Agenda and minutes

Venue: Assembly Room

Contact: Email: townhall@tenterdentowncouncil.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

7189.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.

Minutes:

Cllr. M. Carter.

7190.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST.

Minutes:

None.

7191.

MINUTES.

To consider and, if approved, confirm and sign the minutes and report of the meeting held on Monday, 1st June 2020.

Minutes:

The minutes and report of the meeting held on 1st June 2020 were confirmed as a correct record and will be signed at the earliest opportunity. 

7192.

MATTERS ARISING.

Minutes:

None.

7193.

COUNCILLORS QUESTIONS.

At the Chairman’s discretion Councillors may ask a question about any relevant matter not on the agenda. Questions shall be put and answered without discussion. Answers may take the form of a direct oral answer or reference to a Town Council publication. Where a reply cannot be conveniently given an oral or written answer may be circulated at a later date.

Minutes:

 

Cllr. Quinton enquired about the works that had taken place on Sandy Lane and whether the owner had legally implemented the passing places.  Cllr. Crawford confirmed that Sandy Lane is a Bridleway and one of the Ward Councillor’s has written to Ashford Borough Council for comment; a response can take up to 28 days.

7194.

NOTICE OF RESIGNATION FROM PLANNING COMMITTEE OF COUNCILLOR MRS. K. WALDER.

To note the resignation of Cllr. Mrs. Walder from the Planning Committee from the end of this meeting.

Minutes:

 

Cllr. Mrs. Walder’s resignation from the Planning Committee with effect from the end of the meeting was NOTED.  Cllr. Mrs. Walder has been asked to join Ashford Borough Council’s Planning Committee, therefore, cannot be a member of the Town Council’s Planning Committee due to predetermination.  Cllr. Mrs. Walder will still be able to attend the Town Council’s planning meetings in the same way as the other Borough Councillors. 

 

Cllr. Crawford thanked Cllr. Mrs. Walder for all the work she has carried out for the Planning Committee over the last two years and wished her well. 

7195.

ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIR FOR SUBSEQUENT MEETINGS.

To elect a new Vice-Chair of the Planning Committee to start at the next meeting.

 

Minutes:

 

Cllr. Crawford asked for nominations for Vice-Chair to start at the next Planning Committee meeting.   Cllr. Dr. Lovelidge was elected and appointed as Vice-Chair.  Cllr. Crawford congratulated Cllr. Dr. Lovelidge on her appointment of Vice-Chair.

 

7196.

REPRESENTATIONS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC.

Previously notified to the Chairman.

Minutes:

None.

7197.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS.

To consider the following applications.

 

20/00578/AS

1 Three Fields.

Installation of garage doors to carport.

Application for full planning permission.

SOUTH WARD.

 

 

20/00688/AS

High Chimney Farm, Biddenden Road.

Proposed part single/part two storey rear extension including balcony.

Application for full planning permission.

ST. MICHAEL’S WARD.

 

20/00709/AS

Ebony Cottage, Reading Street.

Repairs to ground floor of north elevation external wall -including

replacement of sole plate, studs and infill panels; removal of

drainage apron and replacement of French drain.

Application for listed building consent.

SOUTH WARD.

 

20/00716/AS

Milroy House, Sayers Lane.

Internal alterations to entrance, first floor entrance & second floor

office involving removal of walls and erection of new partition walls,

alterations to doors.

Application for listed building consent.

SOUTH WARD.

 

20/00730/AS

Old Vicarage, Smallhythe Road.

Change of use of the land for keeping horses, remove two existing outbuildings and erect a stable block, comprising of two stable and feed store and a collection point for manure.

Application for full planning permission.

WEST WARD.

 

20/00758/AS

59 Rogersmead.

Front porch.

Application for full planning permission.

NORTH WARD.

 

20/00772/AS

Knockwood House, Ox Lane.

Demolition of existing conservatory; erection of a single storey flat

roofed extension (revision to 17/01150/AS).

Application for full planning permission.

ST. MICHAEL’S WARD.

 

 

20/00805/AS

National Westminster Bank Plc, 58 High Street.

Reduction in height of three solid masonry chimneystacks due to

excessive height and risk of falling masonry.

Application for full planning permission.

NORTH WARD.

 

 

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered the following planning applications.  It was RESOLVED that its recommendations would be submitted.

 

20/00578/AS

1 Three Fields.

Installation of garage doors to carport.

SUPPORT.

 

Cllrs. Parkin and Mrs. Curteis voted against the decision.

 

 

20/00688/AS

High Chimney Farm, Biddenden Road.

Proposed part single/part two storey rear extension including balcony.

SUPPORT.

 

20/00709/AS

Ebony Cottage, Reading Street.

Repairs to ground floor of north elevation external wall -including replacement of sole plate, studs and infill panels; removal of drainage apron and replacement of French drain.

The Listed Building Officer should determine this application.

 

20/00716/AS

Milroy House, Sayers Lane.

Internal alterations to entrance, first floor entrance & second floor office involving removal of walls and erection of new partition walls, alterations to doors.

The Listed Building Officer should determine this application.

 

20/00730/AS

Old Vicarage, Smallhythe Road.

Change of use of the land for keeping horses, remove two existing outbuildings and erect a stable block, comprising of two stable and feed store and a collection point for manure.

SUPPORT on condition that the change of use is for personal use only and that the installation of any outdoor lighting is sensitive to neighbouring properties.

 

20/00758/AS

59 Rogersmead.

Front porch.

Cllr. Quinton commented on the poor quality drawings submitted as part of the planning application, which made it hard to determine.  The porch is being built beyond the front building line, which needs to be drawn to ABC’s attention.. 

 

DEFERto 3rd August 2020 meeting pending the applicant resubmitting drawings that are clear on what is being asked for with measurements included.  The Committee did not feel they could make a judgement based on the poor drawings submitted.

 

20/00772/AS

Knockwood House, Ox Lane.

Demolition of existing conservatory; erection of a single storey flat roofed extension (revision to 17/01150/AS).

SUPPORT.

 

20/00805/AS

National Westminster Bank Plc, 58 High Street.

Reduction in height of three solid masonry chimneystacks due to excessive height and risk of falling masonry.

Cllr. Quinton commented that the NatWest building is in the Conservation Area and is part of the view of the high street.  The chimneystacks could be repointed and would not need to be reduced in height.  Cllr. Quinton queried whether the Conservation Officer should review the application. 

 

The Town Council’s view is that the chimneystacks should remain the same height, however, we would wish the Conservation Officer to determine this application. 

 

 

 

7198.

NOTIFICATION OF DISCHARGE OF CONDITIONS. pdf icon PDF 89 KB

List No. 023. *

Minutes:

List No. 023 was NOTED.

7199.

DECISIONS OF THE ASHFORD BOROUGH COUNCIL PLANNING COMMITTEE. pdf icon PDF 121 KB

List No. 592. *

Minutes:

List No. 592 was NOTED.

7200.

SUB-COMMITTEE & WORKING GROUPS.

 

(a)         Selective Neighbourhood Plan Working Group. No meetings have been held.

 

Minutes:

 

(a)     Selective Neighbourhood Plan Working Group. It was NOTED that no meetings have been held.

7201.

MINOR MATTERS. pdf icon PDF 158 KB

 

(a)         Revised Local Plan Timetable - Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. To note a revised Local Plan Timetable from Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.*

 

(b)         Appeal Application - 19/00724/AS The Pines, Smallhythe Road. To note a Planning Appeal made to The Planning Inspectorate in relation to the above planning application. *

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

(a)     Revised Local Plan Timetable - Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. The revised Local Plan Timetable from Tunbridge Wells Borough Council was NOTED.

 

(b)     Appeal Application - 19/00724/AS The Pines, Smallhythe Road. The Planning Appeal made to The Planning Inspectorate in relation to the above planning application was NOTED.

7202.

CORRESPONDENCE.

None.

Minutes:

None.

7203.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS PREVIOUSLY NOTIFIED TO THE CHAIRMAN.

No decision may be made, but matters involving an exchange of information may be discussed.

Minutes:

 

Cllr. Crawford reported that he would be speaking to Ashford Borough Council, along with the Deputy Town Clerk, to understand the merits of a  Conservation Area Management Plan for Tenterden and the process involved.  A report will be provided to the next Planning Committee meeting.