Parish Council News
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Information on Herefordshire Council and our local Councillor, MP and MEPs are now under ‘Other Useful Stuff’
Thank you. Webmaster. 29.6.16
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The latest planning applications are also shown on the right.
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NOTICE OF EU REFERENDUM
The Notice of Referendum for the upcoming referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union on Thursday 23 June 2016 can be downloaded here – Notice of Referendum
The Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations for the upcoming referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union on Thursday 23 June 2016 is available to download here – Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations.
Election of the Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Mercia Police Area : Call for Nominations
The Notice of Election for the above can be viewed by clicking here.
Parish Council Election May 7th 2015
The nominations for the Parish Council can be seen by clicking the link here
Our Conservation Area
The Parish Council would like to remind you of the Conservation Area that exists in Kingsland. Conservation areas are defined by The Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as: “areas of special architectural or historic interest, the character or appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance”. The Kingsland Conservation Area is highlighted in the map below and a larger version can be seen by clicking here:
A Conservation Area is an area of special interest, not only due to the buildings but also the interaction of the spaces around them and natural features, such as trees and open spaces.
The principal effects of designation are:
- You must get consent from Herefordshire Council for the demolition of most buildings in the area;
- You must notify Herefordshire Council in writing on the official notification form six weeks in advance of all proposed tree works. There are fines for non-compliance with conservation area provisions in relation to trees, and a suitably qualified and insured tree surgeon should carry out the tree work;
- Special publicity must be given to planning applications for development in the area;
- When assessing planning applications, Herefordshire Council and the Secretary of State take into account the desirability of preserving or enhancing the character or appearance of the area; and
- Permitted development rights (the various categories of development that are normally allowed without the need to apply for planning permission) are more restricted within a conservation area. Generally, these extra controls restrict the following –
- Various types of wall cladding, the insertion of dormer windows, the installation of satellite dishes on walls and roofs facing a highway, the installation of radio masts, antennae or radio equipment housing with a volume over two cubic metres, a reduction in the size of residential and industrial extensions, which may be carried out without the need for planning permission, and the installation of solar panels.
If your building is a listed building the normal controls of listed building consent apply.
Kingsland Parish Council 01.04.15