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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

28 SEPTEMBER 2017

 

REPORT OF THE HEAD OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

 

DEFERRED ITEMS

 

The following applications stand deferred from previous meetings of the Planning Committee.  The Head of Planning and Development will report orally at the meeting on the latest situation.

 

APPLICATION

DATE DEFERRED

66.        17/502118 - ERECTION OF DWELLING HOUSE AND ENGINEERING OPERATIONS TO CREATE OFF ROAD PARKING - MOUNT LODGE, CHURCH LANE, BEARSTED, MAIDSTONE, KENT

 

Deferred to seek to secure (a) changes in the roof profile and bulk to reduce the mass of the development and (b) reductions in the height of the proposed slab levels, in order to mitigate the impact of the proposal on 1 Little Orchard.

 

27 July 2017

17/502072 - OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT FOR UP TO 210 DWELLINGS TOGETHER WITH ACCESS OFF FORSTAL LANE, 1.85 HECTARES OF OPEN SPACE AND ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE (ACCESS BEING SOUGHT) - LAND SOUTH OF FORSTAL LANE, COXHEATH, KENT

 

Deferred to consider:

 

The possibility of a southern access and mitigation of existing proposed access.

 

The possibility of including contributions for a late night bus service within the heads of terms of the Section 106 legal agreement.

 

Whether the contributions to Southborough Primary School have already been pooled and the feasibility of taking the contribution to Coxheath Primary School.

 

Whether the eastern edge of the development could be rounded to provide a more natural boundary.

 

Whether the open space can incorporate woodland and scrub to soften views and enable a habitat for wildlife.

 

Limiting the scale of building heights across the development.

67.         

7 September 2017 adjourned to

14 September 2017

16/506349 - VARIATION OF CONDITION APPLICATION IN RELATION TO INSTALLATION OF 6 NO. FLOODLIGHTING COLUMNS REF. MA/09/1616 (ALLOWED ON APPEAL) WITH AMENDMENT TO CONDITION 3) THE FLOODLIGHTING SHALL NOT BE USED BETWEEN 1ST MAY AND 31ST AUGUST IN ANY CALENDAR YEAR; AND CONDITION 4) THE FLOODLIGHTING SHALL NOT BE USED OUTSIDE THE HOURS OF 15:00-22:30 ON TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS, 15:00-21:30 ON SATURDAYS AND NOT AT ALL ON ANY OTHER DAY OF THE WEEK - BEARSTED FOOTBALL CLUB, HONEY LANE, OTHAM, KENT

 

Deferred to consider the impact of the additional hours and month of the floodlighting on ecology grounds, specifically in relation to bats.

 

68.         

7 September 2017 adjourned to

14 September 2017