FRANT PARISH COUNCIL

Minutes of Planning Committee Meeting

Monday 4th April 2011, 7:30pm, Frant Memorial Hall

Present:  Councillors Crookshank (Chairman), Mrs Best, Hall, Mrs Myers, Rowland and Wright.

1.            TO RECEIVE APOLOGIES AND REASONS FOR ABSENCE

Apologies were received from Councillor Harris.

 

2.            DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS

None.

 

3.            PUBLIC FORUM

None.

4.            TO CONSIDER LICENCE AND PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS.

The following applications were received and comments made:

  • WD/2011/0545/F – Buckland, Wadhurst Road, Frant, TN3 9EP

Extensions and loft conversion of existing bungalow, new double garage with store, new hobby, workshop and garden room, new entrance gates.

The Council supports this application.

  • WD/2011/0500/FA – Fairview Lane, Broadwater Forest, Tunbridge Wells TN3 9LU

Removal of condition 5 of WD/2009/2228/F.

The Council objects to the general removal of condition 5.  We are not clear regarding the purpose of the removal and feel there is a lack of clarity regarding what is being proposed.

Frant Parish Council wish to preserve the residential and visual amenities of the locality, as stated in the original reason for the condition put in place in 2009.

  • Tree works ref TM/2011/0062/TCA – 16 Frant Court

To remove tree, second in from northern end of the line, to reduce the northern-most tree by 25% and prune third tree.

The Council supports this application.

5.            TO NOTE APPLICATIONS GRANTED, REFUSED AND WITHDRAWN BY DISTRICT COUNCIL

The following instructions were noted:

Granted

  • WD/2010/2869/F – Laurel Cottage, Ely Grange Estate, Frant, TN3 9DZ – New detached single garage within cartilage.
  • WD/2010/2437/F – Chasewood Cottage, Frant Road, Frant, TN3 9HG – Erection of fence behind existing hawthorn hedging.
  • WD/2010/28563/F – 1 Broomfield, Bells Yew Green, TN3 9BJ – Pitched roof extension at side.
  • WD/2011/0001/F – Frant Lakes, Hawkenbury Road, Bells Yew Green, TN3 9AP – Proposed warden’s residence (amendment to WD/2010/0016/F)

Refused

  • WD/2010/2909/F – Cobwebs, The Platt, Down Lane, Frant, TN3 9HN – Single storey side extension to provide living room, double bedroom and en-suite b athroom.

 

There being no other business the meeting closed at 8:00pm