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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

22 APRIL 2021

 

REPORT OF THE HEAD OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

 

DEFERRED ITEM

 

The following application stands deferred from a previous meeting of the Planning Committee. The Head of Planning and Development will report orally at the meeting on the latest situation.

 

APPLICATION

 

DATE DEFERRED

443.     20/504386/FULL - CHANGE OF USE OF THE LAND FOR THE SITING OF 3 NO. STATIC CARAVANS AND 3 NO. TOURING CARAVANS FOR GYPSY/TRAVELLER OCCUPATION (REVISED SCHEME TO 18/506342/FULL) - THE ORCHARD PLACE, BENOVER ROAD, YALDING, KENT

Deferred to:

 

            Negotiate a reconfiguration of the site layout to achieve better landscaping of the pond/woodland area to enable ecological and flood amelioration; and

            Seek the advice of the Environment Agency specifically relating to this site.

 

Note: The Development Manager confirmed that when the application is reported back to the Committee the additional conditions recommended by the Officers and the suggestions made by Members during the discussion regarding (1) the provision of (a) bin and cycle storage and (b) bug hotels and bat tubes in the eaves of the wooden buildings and (2) the exclusion of Sycamore trees from the landscaping scheme and the use of non-plastic guards for trees and hedgerows will be included.

 

17 December 2020