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18/506658 - Plot 3, Maidstone Innovation Centre, Newnham Court Way, Weavering, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5FT

Meeting: 04/04/2019 - Planning Committee (Item 323)

323 18/506658/REM - RESERVED MATTERS OF APPEARANCE, LANDSCAPING, LAYOUT AND SCALE PURSUANT TO OUTLINE APPLICATION 16/507292/OUT (OUTLINE APPLICATION WITH ACCESS SOUGHT FOR DEVELOPMENT OF MEDICAL CAMPUS) FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PROPOSED FOUR STOREY INNOVATION CENTRE OFFICE BUILDING (CLASS B1) AND ASSOCIATED EXTERNAL WORKS - PLOT 3, MAIDSTONE INNOVATION CENTRE, NEWNHAM COURT WAY, WEAVERING, MAIDSTONE, KENT pdf icon PDF 255 KB

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Head of Planning and Development.

 

Ms Lewis addressed the meeting on behalf of the applicant.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.  That subject to:

 

(a)  Further negotiations to secure the incorporation of a green wall on the south facing side of the building to break up views from the south to the north;

AND

 

(b)  The conditions and informative set out in the report with:

 

·  The amendment of condition 5 (Landscaping) to specify the use of native species such as Bird Cherry, Wild Cherry or Silver Birch in place of Himalayan Birch in the proposed landscaping scheme; and

 

·  The amendment of condition 8 (Installation of Bat Boxes) to specify that the bat boxes are to be installed on the south facing side of the building;

 

the Head of Planning and Development be given delegated powers to grant permission and to (i) finalise the wording of amended conditions 5 and 8 and to amend any other conditions as a consequence and (ii) add or amend any necessary conditions as a consequence of the negotiations referred to in resolution 1 (a) above.

 

2.  That if the Head of Planning and Development is unable to secure the incorporation of a green wall on the south facing side of the building, the application must be reported back to the Committee.

 

Voting:  9 – For   0 – Against  3 – Abstentions

 

Note:  Councillor Round re-joined the meeting for this and the remaining items on the agenda (6.30 p.m.).