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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

11 JANUARY 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

16/506349 - VARIATION OF CONDITION APPLICATION IN RELATION TO INSTALLATION OF 6 NO. FLOODLIGHTING COLUMNS REF. MA/09/1616 (ALLOWED ON APPEAL) WITH AMENDMENT TO CONDITION 3) THE FLOODLIGHTING SHALL NOT BE USED BETWEEN 1ST MAY AND 31ST AUGUST IN ANY CALENDAR YEAR; AND CONDITION 4) THE FLOODLIGHTING SHALL NOT BE USED OUTSIDE THE HOURS OF 15:00-22:30 ON TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS, 15:00-21:30 ON SATURDAYS AND NOT AT ALL ON ANY OTHER DAY OF THE WEEK - BEARSTED FOOTBALL CLUB, HONEY LANE, OTHAM, KENT

 

Deferred to consider the impact of the additional hours and month of the floodlighting on ecology grounds, specifically in relation to bats.

 

7 September 2017 adjourned to

14 September 2017

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