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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

22 FEBRUARY 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