Agenda and minutes

Regulation Committee - Wednesday, 26th September, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone. View directions

Contact: Andrew Tait  03000 416749

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To note the appointment of Mrs S Prendergast to the Committee.


The Committee noted the appointment of Mrs S Prendergast. 


Minutes pdf icon PDF 75 KB

(a)  Committee: 23 May 2018

(b)  Member Panel: 23 May 2018

                           17 July 2018  

Additional documents:


RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Committee meeting of 23 May 2018 and the Regulation Committee Member Panel meetings of 23 May 2018 and 17 July 2018 are correctly recorded and that they be signed by the Chairman.


Dates of future meetings

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Wednesday, 20 May 2020


All meetings start at 10.00 am.


The Committee noted the following dates for its meetings in 2019/20:-


            Thursday, 24 January 2019;

            Wednesday, 22 May 2019;  

            Wednesday, 25 September 2019;

            Tuesday, 28 January 2020; and

            Wednesday, 20 May 2020.  



Update from the Definitive Map Team pdf icon PDF 77 KB


(1)       The Definitive Map Team Leader summarised the current position in respect of applications to amend the Definitive Map and Statement. The report covered Section 53 Applications; Statutory Deposits; the diversion, extinguishment or creation of public rights of way; legislative updates; and applications to register Village Greens.


(2)       RESOLVED that the contents of the report be noted. 




Update on Planning Enforcement Issues pdf icon PDF 138 KB


(1)       The Team Leader – Planning Enforcement gave an update on planning enforcement and monitoring work carried out since the Committee meeting on 23 May 2018. He drew attention to the stricter rules on the receipt of cases and greater scrutiny over issues of planning jurisdiction which aimed to alleviate the pressures on frontline staff.  


(2)       RESOLVED that the actions taken or contemplated in the report be noted and endorsed.












































(Open Access to Minutes)

(Members resolved under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 that the public be excluded for the following business on the grounds that it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 5 and 6 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.)




Update on Planning Enforcement cases


(1)       The Team Leader – Planning Enforcement gave an update on unauthorised planning enforcement matters setting out actions taken or contemplated at Ashford Waste Water Treatment Works, Bybrook, Ashford;  Mount Pleasant House and Mount Pleasant Farm, Yorkletts, Whitstable; Hawthorn Cottages, Herne Bay; Wilmington Academy, Wilmington, Dartford; Wentworth Primary School, Dartford; Maypole Community Primary School, Dartford;  Roman Road, Dover; Downs Road, Studdal; Fleetmix Ltd, Northfleet; Car Wash, London Road, Gravesend; Stockbury Valley, Stockbury; Water Lane, Headcorn; Little Neverend Farm, Ulcombe; Environment First, Lested Farm, Chart Sutton; Thirwell Farm, Hernhll; Oare Creek, Faversham; Three Lakes Caravan Park, Murston; and Wrotham Quarry, Addington. 


(2)        The Team Leader – Planning Enforcement informed the Committee of the views of Mrs S V Hohler in respect of Wrotham Quarry, Addington, supporting the Enforcement Strategy. 


(3)         RESOLVED that the enforcement strategies outlined in paragraphs 4 to 15 of the report and in the Schedule attached to the report be endorsed.