MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

14 JUNE 2018

 

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

337.     17/503291 - ERECTION OF 6 NO. LIGHTWEIGHT COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL UNITS - THE PACKHOUSE, QUEEN STREET, PADDOCK WOOD, TONBRIDGE, KENT

 

Deferred to:

 

           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

17/503237 - OUTLINE APPLICATION (SOME MATTERS RESERVED) FOR DEMOLITION OF EXISTING BUILDINGS, AND CESSATION OF COMMERCIAL USE ON SITE; ERECTION OF RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT PROVIDING 18 NO UNITS, OF WHICH 12 X 1 BED AND 6 X 2 BED. PROVISION OF 16 PARKING SPACES/2 DISABLED SPACES AND 4 VISITOR SPACES. ACCESS, LAYOUT AND SCALE BEING SOUGHT - J B GARAGE DOORS, STRAW MILL HILL, TOVIL, MAIDSTONE, KENT

 

Deferred to:

 

           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.

338.      

1 February 2018 adjourned to 8 February 2018

419.     17/505995 - ERECTION OF A DETACHED FIVE BEDROOM DWELLING WITH ASSOCIATED PARKING - COURT LODGE FARM, THE STREET, TESTON, MAIDSTONE, KENT

420.      

Deferred to:

 

           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

477.     17/504412 - DEMOLITION OF STORAGE BUILDINGS AND ERECTION OF 5 DETACHED DWELLINGS, 2 CAR PORTS FOR PLOTS 1 AND 5, AND 2 TWO BAY CAR PORTS FOR THE EXISTING HOUSE AND BARN CONVERSION APPROVED UNDER 14/505872/FULL - IDEN GRANGE, CRANBROOK ROAD, STAPLEHURST, TONBRIDGE, KENT

 

Deferred to:

 

           Seek the submission of a strategy for an open, wet Sustainable Urban Drainage system, identifying how it will work and where it will be positioned within the existing layout; and

           Seek modifications to boundary fencing to allow the passage of wildlife.

421.      

26 April 2018 adjourned to 30 April 2018

21.        17/506306 - APPROVAL OF RESERVED MATTERS APPLICATION FOR THE ERECTION OF 250 DWELLINGS (APPEARANCE, LANDSCAPING, LAYOUT AND SCALE BEING SOUGHT) AND DETAILS OF CONDITIONS 5, 7, 9, AND 10 RELATING TO PHASING, LANDSCAPING AND ECOLOGY, PURSUANT TO 14/502010/OUT (OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR THE ERECTION OF RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT FOR UP TO 250 DWELLINGS WITH ACCESS AND GARAGING WITH ACCESS CONSIDERED AT THIS STAGE AND ALL OTHER MATTERS RESERVED FOR FUTURE CONSIDERATION) - HEN AND DUCKHURST FARM, MARDEN ROAD, STAPLEHURST, TONBRIDGE, KENT

 

Deferred to seek to mitigate the impact of the development on the privacy and amenity of existing residents at the Lime Trees estate by moving the new houses further away from the eastern boundary of the site and providing more of a landscape buffer along the edge.

478.      

24 May 2018