Committee considered the report and the urgent update report of the
Head of Planning and Development.
Councillor Moore of Harrietsham Parish Council and Mr Chapman,
for the applicant, addressed the meeting.
the discussion reference was made to the nearby Kingswood woodland
complex which was considered to be a suitable wildlife receptor
1. Subject to a
suitable wildlife receptor site being secured within the Borough of
Maidstone, the Head of Planning and Development be given delegated
powers to grant permission subject to the conditions and
informatives set out in the report as
amended by the urgent update report together with any other
conditions that may be required by the Head of Planning and
Development to secure, without limitation, the delivery of the
wildlife receptor site.
2. The Head of
Legal Partnership be given delegated powers to secure any legal
agreement that may be necessary in connection with the delivery of
the wildlife receptor site.
3. If an
appropriate wildlife receptor site cannot be secured, the
application must be reported back to the Committee for
Voting: 11 –
For 0 –
Against 0 –
Note: Councillor Parfitt-Reid left
the meeting prior to consideration of this application (8.00