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58.

Declarations of Interest

Members of the committee should declare any interests which fall under the following categories:

 

a)    disclosable pecuniary interests (DPI);

b)    other significant interests (OSI);

c)    voluntary announcements of other interests.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest. 

59.

Minutes

To consider and approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 15 December 2020.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 15 December 2020 were submitted and approved. The Chairman’s signature would be added to these minutes as approval

60.

Minutes of the Licensing Sub-Committee

To receive and note the minutes of the Licensing Sub-Committee of 15 December 2020.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 15 December 2020 were submitted and approved. The Chairman’s signature would be added to these minutes as approval

61.

20/1660/FH - Shepway Lympne Hill Lympne Hythe Kent CT21 4NX

Erection of a 4 bedroom (plus ground floor study/5th bedroom) two storey part chalet style house of 233m2 with basement of 35m2.

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Erection of a 4 bedroom (plus ground floor study/5th bedroom) two storey

part chalet style house of 233m2 with basement of 35m2.

 

Mr Martin Bryer, the applicant, provided a video speech in which he set out why he believed his application should be approved. 

Mr Rob Bryer provided a video speech in support of the application.  

Members were reminded by the presenting Officer of the planning history of this site and the relevant planning policies, particularly those relating to the AONB.  

Following detailed discussion;

Proposed by Councillor Philip Martin

Seconded by Councillor Mrs Jenny Hollingsbee; and

 

RESOLVED:

That the application be approved on the grounds that it meets sustainable criteria, does not break with policies, and would not detract the outlook from the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty or the local street scene. 

 

(Voting: 4 For; 7 Against; 1 Abstention.)

THIS VOTE WAS LOST

 

Proposed by Councillor Georgina Treloar  

Seconded by Councillor Jackie Meade; and

 

RESOLVED: 

That the application be refused on the grounds set out at the end of the report by the Chief Planning Officer. 

 

(Voting: 7 For; 4 Against; 1 Abstention)

 

 

62.

Y19/1106/FH - New Inn, 37 High Street, New Romney, Kent TN28 8BW

Erection of two semi-detached houses facing on to Church Road.

 

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Minutes:

Erection of two semi-detached houses facing on to Church Road.

 

Proposed by Councillor David Wimble  

Seconded by Councillor John Collier; and

 

RESOLVED:

That planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out at the end of the report and that delegated authority be given to the Chief Planning Officer to agree and finalise the wording of the conditions and add any other conditions that he considers necessary.

 

(Voting: 10 For; 1 Against; 1 Abstention)

 

 

 

63.

Y19/0653/FH - Ordnance Garage, Military Road, Hythe, Kent CT21 5DD

Installation of 2 No. jet washes together with associated works including screens and anti-ram bollards.

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Installation of 2 No. jet washes together with associated works including screens and anti-ram bollards.

 

Proposed by Councillor David Wimble  

Seconded by Councillor Mrs Jenny Hollingsbee; and

 

RESOLVED:

That planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out at the end of the report and that delegated authority be given to the Chief Planning Officer to agree and finalise the wording of the conditions and add any other conditions that he considers necessary.

 

(Vote: 6 For, 6 Against; 0 Abstentions)

 

As the vote was tied the Chairman exercised his casting vote in favour of the recommendation to grant planning permission.

 

64.

Unauthorised change of use of Land from agricultural to use as a residential caravan site and the siting of residential caravans; Unauthorised laying of hardsurfacing, alterations to access and erection of fencing at Land adjacent to The Cottage, Canterbury Road, Selsted

This report considers the appropriate action to be taken regarding the change of use of the land and operations that have taken place on the field adjacent to The Cottage in Selsted. A planning application was submitted for the residential use of the land for four gypsy families but the necessary information required to make the application valid was never submitted and as such planning permission has not been granted for the use of the land or any of the operations. The report recommends that an Enforcement Notice be served to require the cessation of the residential use; the removal of the caravans and all vehicles and items associated with the residential use of the land; the removal of the hardsurfacing and fencing; the reinstatement of grass and; the reinstatement of the hedgerow.

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The report considered the appropriate action to be taken regarding the

change of use of the land and operations that have taken place on the field

adjacent to The Cottage in Selsted. A planning application was submitted

for the residential use of the land for four gypsy families but the necessary

information required to make the application valid was never submitted

and as such planning permission has not been granted for the use of the

land or any of the operations. The report recommended that an

Enforcement Notice be served to require the cessation of the residential

use; the removal of the caravans and all vehicles and items associated

with the residential use of the land; the removal of the hardsurfacing and

fencing; the reinstatement of grass and; the reinstatement of the

hedgerow.

 

Proposed by Councillor David Wimble

Seconded by Councillor Philip Martin; and

 

RESOLVED

(i) That an Enforcement Notice(s) be served requiring the cessation of the residential use; the removal of the caravans/mobile homes, hardcore and fencing; the reinstatement of the previous access and, the reinstatement of the grass and hedgerow

(ii) That the Chief Planning Officer be given delegated authority to determine the exact wording of the Notice(s).

(iii)  That the period of compliance with the Notices be twelve (12) months.

(iv) That the Assistant Director - Governance, Law & Regulatory Services be authorised to take such steps as are necessary including legal proceedings to secure compliance with the Notice.

 

(Vote: 12 for, 0 Against, 0 Abstentions)