MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL
15 MARCH 2018
REPORT OF THE HEAD OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
∑ Check whether the correct certificates were served;
∑ Seek the views of Kent Highway Services on the implications of the potential use of HGVs to serve the site taking into account possible business growth;
∑ Investigate the potential for traffic calming measures on the shared access;
∑ Seek details of the proposed landscaping scheme including what it would comprise and where it would be planted;
∑ Enable the Officers to draft suggested conditions to prevent the amalgamation of the units into one enterprise and to link the hours of illumination to the hours of opening of the premises;
∑ Discuss with the applicant the possibility of limiting the hours of operation on Saturdays; and
∑ Enable a representative of Kent Highway Services to be in attendance when the application is discussed.
19 December 2017 adjourned to 4 January 2018
∑ Investigate the scope for improved pedestrian links from the site entrance to existing footways;
∑ Seek the advice of Kent Highway Services on the cumulative impact of new development in the area on the highway network;
∑ Enable a representative of Kent Highway Services to be in attendance when the application is discussed;
∑ Review the density, design and layout of the scheme having regard to the topography, setting and history of the site and seek to secure the provision of structural landscaping; and
∑ Discuss with the Councilís Parks and Open Spaces Team whether the proposed Open Space Contribution might be spent at other sites within the immediate area subject to CIL compliance checks.
1 February 2018 adjourned to 8 February 2018
∑ Amend the application to extend the site area to include the private road up to the point where it meets the public highway and to serve a Certificate B notifying all persons having an interest in the private road providing site access;
∑ Seek details of the S106 agreement restricting further development at the site; and
∑ Enable the Conservation Officer to be in attendance when the application is discussed.
22 February 2018