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17/500175 - Land Adjacent South Cottage, High Street

Meeting: 01/06/2017 - Planning Committee (Item 43)

43 17/500175 - RETROSPECTIVE TEMPORARY SECURITY FENCING - LAND ADJACENT SOUTH COTTAGE, HIGH STREET, STAPLEHURST, KENT pdf icon PDF 338 KB

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Minutes:

All Members except Councillors Butler, Cox and Harwood stated that they had been lobbied.

 

The Committee considered the report and the urgent update reports of the Head of Planning and Development.

 

Councillor Buller of Staplehurst Parish Council and Councillor Perry (Visiting Member) addressed the meeting.

 

Contrary to the recommendation of the Head of Planning and Development, the Committee agreed to refuse permission.  In making this decision, Members felt that the development had a significant adverse visual impact on the conservation area and adjoining listed building contrary to Submitted Local Plan Modifications Policies SP18, DM1 and DM4, Staplehurst Neighbourhood Plan Policy PW4 and Section 12 of the NPPF.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.  That permission be refused for the following reason:

 

The development has a significant adverse visual impact on the conservation area and adjoining listed building contrary to Submitted Local Plan Modifications Policies SP18, DM1 and DM4, Staplehurst Neighbourhood Plan Policy PW4 and Section 12 of the NPPF.

 

2.  That the Officers be requested to approach the applicant to discuss a suitable alternative boundary treatment.

 

Voting:  8 – For  4 – Against  0 – Abstentions

 


 

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