MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

26 AUGUST 2021

 

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

443.     20/504386/FULL - CHANGE OF USE OF THE LAND FOR THE SITING OF 3 NO. STATIC CARAVANS AND 3 NO. TOURING CARAVANS FOR GYPSY/TRAVELLER OCCUPATION (REVISED SCHEME TO 18/506342/FULL) - THE ORCHARD PLACE, BENOVER ROAD, YALDING, KENT

Deferred to:

 

            Negotiate a reconfiguration of the site layout to achieve better landscaping of the pond/woodland area to enable ecological and flood amelioration; and

            Seek the advice of the Environment Agency specifically relating to this site.

 

Note: The Development Manager confirmed that when the application is reported back to the Committee the additional conditions recommended by the Officers and the suggestions made by Members during the discussion regarding (1) the provision of (a) bin and cycle storage and (b) bug hotels and bat tubes in the eaves of the wooden buildings and (2) the exclusion of Sycamore trees from the landscaping scheme and the use of non-plastic guards for trees and hedgerows will be included.

 

17 December 2020

444.     20/505611/SUB - SUBMISSION OF DETAILS TO DISCHARGE CONDITION 18 - FOUL AND SURFACE WATER SEWERAGE DISPOSAL SUBJECT TO 14/502010/OUT - DICKENS GATE, MARDEN ROAD, STAPLEHURST, TONBRIDGE, KENT

 

Deferred:

 

(1) To ask the applicant to provide further information to clarify:

 

(a) The foul drainage flows from the site; and

 

(b) The volume of capacity being provided (by the holding tank) and how it will be maintained to ensure that it retains such capacity.

 

(2) For the additional information to be reviewed by an independent expert drainage consultant.

 

This is to satisfy the Committee that the volume of flows will be accommodated by the proposed works.

 

445.      

22 July 2021