The Lee Parish Council
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The Lee parish comprises the hamlets of: The Lee, Lee Common, Hunts Green, Kings Ash, Lee Gate and Swan Bottom.

The Lee Parish Council's Role is:

  • to represent the interests and concerns of parishioners of The Lee to the District and County Councils and other bodies where relevant, particularly with regard to planning applications, roads and footpaths
  • to manage the Oxford Street playground, the allotments in Lee Common and other Parish Council assets
  • to act as a focus for wider discussion of parish issues including the impact of HS2 and the development of superfast broadband.

Council Members

Cllr C. Sully (Chairman)
Cllr R. Chinnery
Cllr R. Fowler
Cllr C. Little

Cllr J. S. Morris
Cllr C. Perry
Cllr A. Weir

Parish Clerk (Liz van Hullen): or 01494 758800.

Meetings: The Parish Council meets in January, March, May, July, September and November, normally on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 7.30 pm. in the Parish Hall. Confirmed meeting dates are on the Diary page of The Lee website here.

Draft minutes of the latest meeting - and earlier meetings - are available here.

The Council also organises an Annual Parish Meeting to which all members of the community are invited in order to discuss current issues. Minutes of the 2016 meeting are available here. The next meeting will be on 23rd May 2017.

Planning Applications

Planning applications for developments or changes to properties in The Lee parish are decided by Chiltern District Council (the local planning authority). The Parish Council is invited to comment on all applications; a summary position is recorded at each Council meeting.

An up-to-date list of applications and their current status can be found at Chiltern District Council's planning website. A list of current plans submitted in the last month can be accessed by typing in "The Lee" on this page
Planning applications in the parish, validated by CDC since 1st August 2016, include:

CH/2017/0999/VRC - 7 Oxford Street Lee Common (Variation in Conditions)
CH/2017/0907/FA - Crawshays Cottage Lee Clump Farm Princes Lane Lee Common
CH/2017/0895/VRC - Oaklands Red Lion Hill (Variation in permission)
CH/2017/0557/FA - North Acre, Swan Bottom
CH.2017/0502/FA - Kings Ash Farm. Kings Ash

CH/2017/0316/FA - Mulberry Lodge, The Lee
CH/2017/0315/FA - Mulberry Lodge, The Lee
CH/2017/0272/FA - Bruns Grange, Swan Bottom
CH/2016/0885/FA - Elmwood Kennels, Swan Bottom
(Notification of Appeal)
CH/2017/0214/KA - The Vicarage Swan Bottom Road (Tree pruning only in a Conservation area)
CH/2016/2098/VRC - Mulberry House, Oxford Street, Lee Common
CH/2016/1966/FA - Dove Cottage Sly Corner
CH/2016/1961/FA - The Hay Barn Swan Lane
CH/2016/1919/FA - Hethrons Oxford Street
CH/2016/1869/FA - Ferndown Lee Gate

CH/2016/1825/FA - Hay Barn, Swan Lane
CH/2016/1584/FA - Field Cottage Swan Lane
CH/2016/1458/SA Ferndown, Lee Gate
CH/2016/1401/FA Trevona, Swan Bottom

Parish Task Force
The Parish has recently formed a volunteer task force to undertake minor ad hoc maintenance work on parish assets - mainly at the playground/allotment areas - a willingness to undertake DIY / garden maintenance type-work, under supervision, is all that is needed. If you would like to join this group please contact the Parish Clerk (Liz van Hullen): or 01494 758800.

Transparency Regulations
Under the Smaller Authorities (Transparency Regulations) England) 2015/494, The Lee Parish Council is obliged to publish certain information on-line. This includes:

* List of expenditure items 2016/17
* Annual Accounting Statements 2016/17 inc. Governance Statement
* Internal Audit Report 2016/17
* List of Councillor responsibilities

* Council Asset Register - May 2015 (to be updated during 2017/18)

Freedom of Information: The information available from The Lee Parish Council under the model publication scheme is shown here.

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The Lee village website

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