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17/500357 - HYBRID PLANNING APPLICATION COMPRISING: FULL APPLICATION FOR THE ERECTION OF 48 DWELLINGS AND ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE, LANDSCAPING AND OPEN SPACE; AND OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR THE ERECTION OF 102 DWELLINGS (ACCESS, LAYOUT AND LANDSCAPING SOUGHT) - LAND NORTH OF OLD ASHFORD ROAD, LENHAM, KENT

Minutes:

All Members except Councillors Boughton, Hastie and Spooner stated that they had been lobbied.

 

The Committee considered the report and the urgent update reports of the Head of Planning and Development.

 

Mr McCreery addressed the meeting on behalf of Lenham Parish Council which had withdrawn its objections to the proposed development having considered the applicant’s response to the reasons for deferral of the application by the Planning Committee and the Officers’ revised recommendations.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.  That in the event that the decision notice is issued prior to 1 October 2018:

 

  Subject to:

 

(a)  The prior completion of a legal agreement in such terms as the Head of Legal Partnership may advise to secure the following:

 

1.£3,324 per applicable house and £831 per applicable flat towards Phase 1 of Harrietsham Primary School expansion;

 

2.£4,635.22 towards installation of conversation and adult lip reading classes in the Village Hall;

 

3.£1,281.28 towards Lenham Youth Service enhancement of mobile unit and equipment;

 

4.£21,844.10 towards Lenham Library enhanced library services including additional stock;

 

5.£9,597.56 towards provision of automatic doors for disabled access to Lenham Community Centre;

 

6.£142,560 towards reconfiguration, refurbishment/upgrade to the Len Valley Practice or towards provision of new premises;

 

7.£164,100 to deliver improvements to the children’s play facilities, sports pitch and infrastructure at Ham Lane and William Pitt Field, or in the event that this location is allocated for development under a Neighbourhood Plan/Local Plan, to deliver open space improvements at alternative public open space within the Parish that is provided under a Neighbourhood Plan/Local Plan; and

 

8.40% affordable housing (60/40 split in favour of affordable rent/shared ownership); and

 

(b)  The conditions set out in the report,

 

the Head of Planning and Development be given delegated powers to grant permission and to be able to settle or amend any necessary Heads of Terms and planning conditions in line with the matters set out in the recommendation and as resolved by the Planning Committee.

 

2.  That in the event that the decision notice is not issued prior to 1 October 2018:

 

  Subject to:

 

(a)  The prior completion of a legal agreement in such terms as the Head of Legal Partnership may advise to secure the following:

 

  1. 40% affordable housing (60/40 split in favour of affordable rent/shared ownership); and

 

  2. £164,100 to deliver improvements to the children’s play facilities, sports pitch and infrastructure at Ham Lane and William Pitt Field, or in the event that this location is allocated for development under a Neighbourhood Plan/Local Plan, to deliver open space improvements at alternative public open space within the Parish that is provided under a Neighbourhood Plan/Local Plan; and

 

(b)  The conditions set out in the report,

 

the Head of Planning and Development be given delegated powers to grant permission and to be able to settle or amend any necessary Heads of Terms and planning conditions in line with the matters set out in the recommendation and as resolved by the Planning Committee.

 

Voting:    13 – For  0 – Against  0 - Abstentions

 

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