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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

18 OCTOBER 2018

 

REPORT OF THE HEAD OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

 

DEFERRED ITEM

 

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

                     18/501312 - PROVISION OF A CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERE STORE, CONCRETE HARDSTANDING, IRRIGATION LAGOON AND ASSOCIATED ENGINEERING OPERATIONS (INCLUDING LAND RAISING/EARTHWORKS) AND THE UPGRADING OF AN EXISTING TRACK AND ACCESS - SWANTON FARM, BICKNOR ROAD, BICKNOR, KENT

 

Deferred to:

 

           Seek the submission of a detailed structural landscaping scheme comprising a significant area of woodland and wetland wrapping around the building to include the Bicknor Road frontage;

           Seek further details of how views from the south east could be improved as a result of the landscaping proposed; and

           Seek details of the energy efficiency of the building and how renewable energy measures could be incorporated into the scheme.

338.      

6 September 2018

18/501745/REM - APPROVAL OF RESERVED MATTERS FOR APPEARANCE, LANDSCAPING, LAYOUT AND SCALE FOR PHASE 4 COMPRISING 71 DWELLINGS WITH ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE, PURSUANT OF OUTLINE APPROVAL 13/1749 - LAND TO THE EAST OF HERMITAGE LANE, MAIDSTONE, KENT

 

Deferred to:

 

           Examine in more detail the impact of vehicular access Options 2 and 5 through the woodland taking into account the visual impact of the works and any works necessary to meet health and safety requirements, including lighting; and

           Ask whether further renewable energy measures can be provided in this Phase of the development and whether tunnels can be provided under roads to facilitate the safe passage of wildlife.

 

27 September 2018