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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

STRATEGIC PLANNING, SUSTAINABILITY

AND TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

13 MARCH 2018

 

REFERENCE FROM PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

 

RESIDENTS’ PARKING

 

The Planning Committee, at its meeting held on 19 December 2017 adjourned to 4 January 2018, agreed that subject to the prior completion of a legal agreement to secure contributions to mitigate the impact of the development, the Head of Planning and Development be given delegated powers to approve the following application subject to conditions:

 

17/504632 - Proposed demolition of all existing buildings and introduction of a new 33 space public car park, together with 24 flats in a four storey block fronting Upper Stone St.  A row of 6 houses constructed over 3 storeys fronting Orchard St.  2 rows of 4 houses each constructed over 3 storeys fronting Brunswick St and George St and 9 flats in a stepped block overlooking the new pay and display car park.  The development will include allocated parking and soft landscaping – Land at Brunswick Street, Maidstone, Kent.

 

The Committee also agreed:

 

1.     That to allay residents’ concerns, the Parking Services Section be asked to exclude this development from the S2 residents’ parking zone area and to allow residents with S2 zone residents’ parking permits to park in the Brunswick Street public car park after 5.00 p.m. rather than 6.30 p.m. AND

 

2.     That the general issue of residents being able to use Maidstone Borough Council car parks by showing their residents’ parking permits be referred to the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee for consideration.

 

RECOMMENDEDThat the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee consider the general issue of residents being able to use Maidstone Borough Council car parks by showing their residents’ parking permits.