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Agenda for 13th April 2021 – Planning Committee

To the Members of the Town Council of Louth:  


You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of Louth Town Council’s Planning Committee which will be held on Tuesday 13th April 2021 by Zoom Video Conference at 7pm.  The business to be dealt with at the meeting is listed in the agenda below.


Please note that the meeting will begin at 7pm unless there is a need to hold a public forum.  Any public, wishing to speak on an agenda item or ‘sit in’ on the meeting(s) should advise the Town Clerk, using the above email address, in advance and may ‘join’ the meeting using the following details:

To join by computer:

Meeting ID: 841 9604 0613  Passcode: 781283
To join by telephone: +44 203 901 7895, +44 131 460 1196, +44 203 051 2874, +44 203 481 5237, +44 203 481 5240  Meeting ID: 841 9604 0613  Passcode: 781283

Members of the public should note that they will not be allowed to speak during the formal meeting.


Mrs. L.M. Phillips

Town Clerk

Dated this 8th Day of April 2021




(Chairman: Cllr. Mrs. S. Crew, Membership: All Cllrs.)

  1. Apologies for Absence
    To receive and note apologies where valid reasons for absence have been given to the Town Clerk at least one hour prior to the meeting.
  2. Declarations of Interest / Dispensations
    To receive declarations of interest in accordance with the Localism Act, 2011 – being any pecuniary interest in agenda items not previously recorded on Members’ Register of Interests and any written requests for dispensation received by the proper officer under section 22 of the Localism Act.
  3. Minutes
    To approve as a correct record the notes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 16th March 2021.
  4. Applications received by the Local Planning Authority
    To consider and make observations on all planning applications received including those listed in the schedule (PA/Schedule 04-13-21). (Attached).
  5. Planning Correspondence
    Committee to note planning decisions, enforcement complaints, appeal decisions, temporary road closures etc., as advised by the District and County Council. (Attached).


  1. Proposed Works to Trees
    Committee to consider the following:
    1. Location: 2 Old Mill Park – Proposals: T1 – Ash – Fell.  T2 – Thuja Cypress – Fell.  T3 – Ash – Fell.   – Reasons: T1 is covered in ivy and is in a poor condition; tree is close to and leaning towards the house, with branches overhanging.  T2 is growing out of control and crowding adjacent trees.  T3 is covered in ivy, crowding adjacent trees and is in a poor condition.


  1. Street Naming
    Committee to note that the developer of the attached site wishes to involve local school children at Lacey Gardens by asking them to suggest road names. Committee to supply a theme for the school children to work with.
  2. Active Travel Fund – Louth Town Centre Consultation
    Committee to formulate a corporate response to the above. (Attached).
  3. Next Meeting
    Committee to note that the date of the next scheduled Planning Committee meeting is 11th May 2021.