Item 19, Page 164
Mote Park, Willow Way, Maidstone
The applicant is proposing a built-in bat box recessed into the timber cladding on the southern building and so a condition to secure this is proposed to achieve net gains for biodiversity in line with the NPPF as follows:
The approved details of the bat boxes as shown on page 31 of the Design & Access Statement shall be completed before the commencement of the use of the land or buildings hereby permitted and shall thereafter be maintained.
Reason: In the interests of biodiversity enhancement.
My recommendation remains unchanged subject to the additional condition.
Approve subject to conditions