A method of holding meetings of local councils using electronic equipment and techniques has now been approved by the government, in which the Zoom app has been approved by Government to be used for Council business. Zoom is the leader in modern video communication, being an easy and reliable platform for video and audio conferencing.
Walmer Parish Council is carrying out its function as a statutory consultee on planning applications in Walmer and will hold committee meetings on the Zoom platform as outlined above. Visits to applicants will be not be carried out at the present time due to social distancing restrictions.
The next Planning meeting will be held remotely on the 8th of December 2020 at 7pm
If you have an interest in any of the planning applications below and which will be on the agenda which you can access on the Council’s website under Meetings/Agendas and would like to make your views known, then in the first instance please send an email marked for the attention of the Planning Committee Clerk to email@example.com
The decision on all planning applications is made by the District or County Council not by the Parish Council
In determining the Parish Council’s response, the Parish Council will notify when possible, parishioners adjacent to the applicant/s address including the applicant (When social distancing restrictions are lifted)
Each Planning Application will be an agenda item on the Parish Council Meeting Agenda – nearest date to when the application is notified to the council.
Any member of the public may attend the online Planning Meeting to speak about any planning agenda item.
In commenting on planning applications and determining a resolution, the Parish Councillors will take into account the views and comments made by parishioners together with any Material Considerations.
A material consideration is a matter that should be taken into account, in deciding a planning application or an appeal against a planning decision.(Below is a list of planning material considerations)