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 (Hayley Farrelly): or 01494 837068.

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.

Minutes of the Parish Council meetings are available here.

The agenda for the next meeting will appear 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 2019 meeting are available here. The next Meeting will be in May 2020.

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 (see above).

An up-to-date list of applications and their current status can be found at Chiltern District Council's planning website.

Planning applications for premises in the parish, submitted to CDC since the start of 2018, include:

PL/19/2187/FA - Concord Hogtrough Lane
PL/19/2147/FA - Amber Cottage Oxford Street Lee Common
PL/19/1967/HB AND PL/19/1966/FA - Rabbs Corner Swan Bottom Road
PL/19/1750/FA - Church Farm Barn Swan Bottom Road
PL/19/1450/FA - Lucystones Cherry Tree Lane
PL/19/1545/VRC - The Cart House Three Gates Farm Arrewig Lane (Amendment)
PL/19/1670/EU - Oaklands Red Lion Hill (Certificate of Lawfulness)
PL/19/1276/FA - Kingswood Lodge Swan Lane
PL/18/4790/FA (Amendment) - 1 and 2 Kingswood Cottages Swan Lane
PL/19/0357/HB - Hawthorns Barn, Field End Lane, The Lee
PL/18/3884/FA - Hunts Green Farm, Kings Lane (HS2 Spoil Heap)
PL/19/0413/FA - Fieldfares, Kings Ash
PL/19/0229/TP - Three Bears Cottage, HP16 9LS
PL/18/4872/HB & PL/18/4871/FA - Hunts Green Farm Kings Lane
PL/18/4817/VRC - Rosewood House Cherry Tree Lane
PL/18/4719/FA - The Old Swan Public House Swan Lane
PL/18/4790/FA - 1 and 2 Kingswood Cottages Swan Lane
PL/18/4407/VRC - The Gate Lee Gate The Lee
PL/18/4041/FA - Pipers The Lee
PL/18/3839/FA - Rosewood House Cherry Tree Lane The Lee
PL/18/3754/FA & PL18/3755/HB - Bassibones Farm Village Road Lee Common
PL/18/3580/FA - Fieldfares Chesham Lane Kings Ash

PL/18/3481/FA - The Hay Barn Swan Lane (Outdoor horse exercise area for private use)
PL/18/3342/FA - North Acre Swan Bottom
PL/18/3017/OA - Oaklands Red Lion Hill (application for access for new buildings only)
PL/18/2810/SA - Tudric Hall The Lee (Application for a Certificate of Lawfulness)
PL/18/2769/FA - Lucystones Cherry Tree Lane
PL/18/2320/FA - Rosewood House Cherry Tree Lane
PL/18/2199/FA - Red Lion House Red Lion Hill
CH/2018/0809/FA - Brunsgreen Swan Lane
CH/2018/0824/FA - Birches Sly Corner Lee Common
CH/2018/0565/FA - Kings Vale Farm Swan Bottom
CH/2018/0466/FA - Barn House, Oxford Street Lee Common

CH/2018/0424/FA - The Cart House Three Gates Farm Arrewig Lane
CH/2018/0370/FA - Juniper Cottage and Fir Tree Cottage Oxford Street Lee Common
CH/2018/0365/FA - Birches Sly Corner
CH/2018/0292/FA - The Manor Gardens Field End Lane The Lee

Parish Task Force
The Parish has 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 (Hayley Farrelly): or 01494 837068.

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:

* Annual Accounting Statement 2018/19
* Bank Reconciliation 31st March 2019
* Annual Governance Statement 2018/19
* List of expenditure items 2018/19
* List of income items 2018/19
* Explanation of variances 2018/19

* Council Asset Register - March 2019

Pending 2018/19 Audit reports...

* Internal Audit Statement 2017/18
* Internal Audit Report on 2017/18 Accounts
* Internal Audit Observations 2017/18

* List of Councillor responsibilities

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

Privacy: The Parish Council's Privacy Policy is here.

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