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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

RECORD OF DECISION OF THE Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee

 

 

 

 

Decision Made:

Wednesday 13 January 2016

 

Reference from Council - Motion - 20 MPH Speed Limits

 

 

Issue for Decision

 

 

 

Decision Made

 

Issue for Decision

 

The Committee were asked by Council to review all the available evidence; consider the implementation of 20 mph speed limits within the Borough of Maidstone, and refer the findings to the Cabinet Member at Kent County Council.

 

Decision Made

 

That the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee notes the reference from Council regarding a Motion for 20 mph speed limits and requests that officers present a report to the Committee at a later meeting showing the scope and costs required to implement 20 mph speed limits within the Borough of Maidstone.

 

 

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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

RECORD OF DECISION OF THE Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee

 

 

 

 

Decision Made:

Wednesday 13 January 2016

 

Report of the Head of Planning and Development Integrated Transport Strategy Progress

 

 

Issue for Decision

 

Integrated Transp0ort Strategy Progress

 

Decision Made

 

Issue for Decision

 

The Committee considered the report outlining the progress of the Integrated Transport Strategy (ITS) which provided further information to Members on the progress towards a completed draft ITS made since the meetings of the Committee held on 1 and 14 December 2015.

 

Decision made

 

That the Committee:

 

1.   Agrees the Walking and Cycling Strategy for consultation;

 

2.   Agrees the measures outlined in the draft ITS dated 13 January 2016 relating to parking;

 

3.   Agrees the measure outline in the draft ITS dated 13 January 2016 relating to Ultra-low/zero emission vehicles;

 

4.   Agrees the revised draft ITS for consultation;

 

1.   Supports the continuation of work by Maidstone Borough Council and Kent County Council officers following consultation and further cooperation.

 

 

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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

RECORD OF DECISION OF THE Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee

 

 

 

 

Decision Made:

Wednesday 13 January 2016

 

Report of the Head of Planning and Development - Maidstone Borough Local Plan: Infrastructure Delivery Plan

 

 

Issue for Decision

 

This report sets out the latest position in respect of the Infrastructure Delivery Plan and seeks Committee approval to publish the IDP as supporting evidence alongside the Maidstone Borough Local Plan.

 

Decision Made

 

Issue for Decision

 

The Committee considered a report seeking approval to:

 

1.   Publish the Infrastructure Delivery Plan (IDP) as supporting evidence alongside the Maidstone Borough Local Plan (Regulation 19 version):

 

2.   Submit the IDP to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to support the Local Plan at examination;

 

3.   Make amendments to the IDP as schemes progressed or in response to new evidence or consultation responses prior to submission of the document to the Secretary of State.

 

Decision Made

 

That the Committee:

 

1.   Approves the Infrastructure Delivery Plan for publication as supporting evidence to the Maidstone Borough Local Plan (Regulation 19 version), recognising that the Infrastructure Delivery Plan is a “living document” and may require further updating prior to its publication.

 

2.   Approves the Infrastructure Delivery Plan for submission to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government as supporting evidence to the Maidstone Borough Local Plan, with any necessary amendments required to take account of the consultation responses, factual updates and/or further evidence being made available by infrastructure providers subject to prior approval from the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee.

 

 

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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

RECORD OF DECISION OF THE Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee

 

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Decision Made:

Wednesday 13 January 2016

 

Report of the Head of Planning and Development - Maidstone Borough Local Plan - Publication (Regulation 19)

 

 

Issue for Decision

 

Following the completion of Regulation 18 consultations whereby the public have commented on the content of the Maidstone Borough Local Plan, the next step is Regulation 19 which is focused on legal compliance and soundness. Approval to undertake Regulation 19 consultation and to submit the plan to the Secretary of State for examination will be sought from Council, via SPS

 

Decision Made

 

Issue for Decision

 

The Committee considered the report seeking approval to undertake ‘Publication’ consultation on the Maidstone Borough Local Plan 2016 (Regulation 19) and submit the plan to the Secretary of State for examination (Regulation 22) under section 20 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

 

The report also sought the re-classification Coxheath as a rural service centre in the Local Plan.

 

The Committee also considered an urgent update requesting approval for the insertion of the Indicative Housing Trajectory into Appendix A of the Maidstone Borough Local Plan (Publication) 2016 document.

 

Decision Made

 

That the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee:

 

1.   Does not approve the re-classification of Coxheath as a rural service centre and that it remain classified as a larger village in the Maidstone Borough Local Plan settlement hierarchy.

 

2.   Notes the Officer responses to the balance of representations on the draft Maidstone Borough Local Plan, attached at Appendix B.

 

3.   Approves the insertion of the Indicative Housing Trajectory, presented to the Committee as an urgent update, into Appendix A of the Maidstone Borough Local Plan (Publication) 2016 document (agenda dated 13 January 2016 page 567).

 

4.   Agrees to recommend the following to Council:

 

a.    That Council approves the Maidstone Borough Local Plan 2016 (attached as Appendix A of the report to Committee dated 13 January 2016, revised to reflect (i) the insertion of the words ‘community and’ at line 1 of Policy H1 paragraph 2 on page 78, before the word ‘strategic’ and (ii) any previously agreed site-specific infrastructure criteria not covered by (i) which were agreed by this committee or its decision making predecessor) for Publication (regulation 19) and submission to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (Regulation 22) for examination under section 20 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

 

Voting:        For – 7        Against – 2           Abstentions - 0

 

b.    That Council grants delegated powers to the Committee to submit a schedule of proposed changes/main modifications to the pre-submission Publication version of the Maidstone Borough Local Plan 2016, arising from representations made (Regulation 20), to the Secretary of State.

 

Voting:        For – 9        Against – 0           Abstentions - 0

 

c.    That Council confirms the Borough’s full objectively assessed housing need of 18,560 dwellings as the council’s Local Plan housing target.

 

Voting:        For – 7        Against – 0           Abstentions - 2

 

 

 

 

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