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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

30 MAY 2019

 

REPORT OF THE HEAD OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

 

DEFERRED ITEMS

 

The following applications stand deferred from a previous meeting of the Planning Committee.† The Head of Planning and Development will report orally at the meeting on the latest situation.

 

APPLICATION

 

DATE DEFERRED

340.     18/505541/FULL - ERECTION OF A CHALET STYLE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY WITH DETACHED GARAGE AND LANDSCAPING - LAND OPPOSITE ST ANNS, CHAPEL LANE, THURNHAM, KENT

 

Deferred to negotiate amendments to the scheme to mitigate its impact on the countryside, the wider rural character of the area and the historic setting; this to include:

 

           Incorporation of the pond and ditches into the scheme;

           Soft domestic boundaries;

           Incorporation of integrated niches for wildlife and renewable energy measures such as solar panels; and

           Exploration of a vernacular design taking cues from historic buildings along Chapel Lane (elevations and materials).

 

25 April 2019 adjourned to 29 April 2019

18/506223/FULL - INSTALLATION OF SEWERAGE PACKAGE TREATMENT PLANT AND ASSOCIATED DRAINAGE FIELD, PIPEWORK AND EQUIPMENT - PARKWOOD HOUSE, WEST STREET, HARRIETSHAM, MAIDSTONE, KENT

 

Deferred to:

 

           Ask the applicant to agree to the removal of the existing septic tank from the site and any associated pollution;

           Ask the Environment Agency to consider the specific biomedical contamination impacts of a care home (the potential for effluent to contain a high proportion of medicines);

 

           Investigate how the generator backup system is managed to maintain connections to the pump house because of the sensitivity of the chalk streams and the River Len;

           Ask Natural England whether it has any concerns regarding the potential impact of the development on watercourses and ecology;

           Ascertain distances to watercourses/bodies (ponds and streams) (Condition 2.3.1 of the Environment Agency Permit EPR/LB3798VP) and seek further clarification from various consultees as to whether any adverse impacts arise from that proximity, including the potential impact on white-clawed crayfish and the Desmoulinís whorl snail; and

           Seek the advice of Building Control regarding the management of the drainage field.

341.      

25 April 2019 adjourned to 29 April 2019