Advice on commenting or objecting to a planning application

From Wiltshire Council here :

From the Council for the Protection of Rural England – including a sample letter of objection – here:


The Parish Clerk has asked that you note that minutes of planning meetings published here are sometimes in draft form and will be agreed formally and signed at the next PC meeting

3rd November 2018 9.30am: Planning Application 18/09517/FUL
Proposed development: Elm Leaze Farm, Main Street, Keevil BA14 6NE
Conversion of existing redundant farm building to two bedroom holiday let (Resubmission of 18/04803/FUL, scroll down and see below 16th June)

  • Response of Keevil Parish Council: expression of concern re road safety, notably visibility of site exit on busy road and bus route.
  • Minutes: Planning-Committee- Draft Minutes-3-Nov-2018
  • Application documents can be seen here on Wiltshire Council’s website.
  • Consultation expires Wednesday 14th November, 2018. Decision expected 6th December. If you wish to comment you can do so online here on the planning portal.

13th October 2018 9.30am: Planning Application 18/08945/FUL
Proposed development: Orchard House 72A Martins Road Keevil BA14 6NA 
Garage conversion to accommodation & single storey rear extension.

  • Response of Keevil Parish Council: expression of concern re parking on road providing emergency access to Keevil Airfield.
  • Minutes: Planning-Committee- Draft Minutes-13-Oct-2018
  • Application documents can be seen here on Wiltshire Council’s website.
  • Consultation expired Wednesday 24th October, 2018. Decision expected 16th November. If you wish to comment you can do so online here on the planning portal.

8th September 2018 9.30am: Planning Application 18/07717/FUL
Proposed development: Land at Martins Road, Keevil, BA14 6NA (behind the recently refurbished terraced cottages)
Development of a single 3 bedroom unit house with associated double garage, garden, driveway and access.

  • Response of Keevil Parish Council: The Parish Council object to this development and have asked Cllr Jonathon Seed to call the application in to The Western Area Planning Committee.
  • Minutes: Planning-Committee- Draft Minutes-08-Sept-2018
  • Application documents can be seen here on Wiltshire Council’s website. NOTE: revised Site Plan and Design & Access Statement submitted 10th September 2018. Also note various other new documents submitted by the developers and their agents, including responses to letters of representation and the Parish Council.
  • Consultation expired Friday 28th September, 2018. As the application has now been formally ‘called in’ before the Western Area Planning Committee, letters of representation can be worthwhile. If you wish to comment you can do so online here on the planning portal.

4th August 2018 9.30am: Planning Application 18/06474/PNCOU
Proposed development: New Hurst Farm, Keevil, BA14 6NH
Change of Use of an Existing Agricultural Building (a Former Calving Unit) to Form a Single Residential Unit (Use Class C3) together with Facilitating Alterations

7th July 2018 9:30 am: Planning Application 18/05056/FUL
Proposed development: Old Hurst Farm, Keevil, BA14 6NH
Proposed erection of agricultural building

16th June 2018 9:30 am: Planning Application 18/04803/FUL
Proposed development: Elmleaze Farm Keevil Trowbridge Wiltshire BA14 6NF
Proposed conversion of existing redundant farm building to form 1 No. dwelling. NOTE: This is a new application for the site detailed below for the meeting of 20th January 2018 (scroll down).

12th May 2018 9:30 am: Planning Application 18/03275/FUL and 18/03521/LBC
Proposed development: 54 Martins Road, Keevil, BA14 6NA
Alterations to existing rear extension and internal works.

10th March 2018 9:30 am: Planning Application 18/01486/LBC
Proposed development: Chattan Wick Farm, Keevil, BA14 6NH
Internal and external alterations comprising installation of three pairs of replacement timber windows, installation of timber French doors, replacement UPVC patio door and window in lean-to, installation of metal flue for Aga and internal and external metal straps to stitch together a crack in the wall.

(Meeting cancelled): Planning Application 18/00147/FUL
Proposed development: Southview Farm, Main Street, Keevil, BA14 6NE
Redevelopment of existing outbuilding to provide a holiday let. (Change of use already gained through previous consent ref W/04/00157/FUL)

17th February 2018 9:30 am: Planning Application 18/01125/LBC
Proposed development: Little Talboys, 12 – 13 Main Street, Keevil, BA14 6LU
Internal structural repairs to front facade floor edge beam

3rd February 2018 9:00 am: Planning Application 18/00534/FUL
Proposed Development: Former Agricultural Barn Keevil BA14 6NQ
Demolition of redundant agricultural building and its replacement with a new building for B8 storage use

27th January 2018 9:00 am: Planning application 17/12491/FUL
Proposed Development: Land adjacent to Church Farm, 16 Main Street Keevil BA14 6LU
Construction of 2 no. 3 bedroomed semi-detached houses with integral garage, 2 x parking spaces with turning area

20th January 2018 9:00 am: Planning application 17/12489/PNCOU
Proposed Development: Land at Elmleaze Farm Keevil BA14 6NE
Notification for Prior Approval Under Class Q – Proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to Dwelling and Associated Operational Development

Other Planning Application documents and decisions:

You will find a complete list of Planning Applications and Decisions here on the Wiltshire Council websiteYou can use this system to find details of planning applications that have been submitted to the council. There are a number of ways that you can search:


George Goodwin
Telephone: 01380-870687
David Bouault


John Tucker
Paul Lenaerts
Ian Simpson


If you would like to know more about the process and procedures around listing an Asset of Community Value (ACV), and information on the Councils responsibility with respect to Part 5 Chapter 3 of the Localism Act 2011 and the Assets of Community Regulations 2012, then download the full report: Briefing Note 333 – Community Right to Bid – Assets of Community Value