Agenda and minutes

Planning Applications Committee
Wednesday, 5th December, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone. View directions

Contact: Andrew Tait  03000 416749

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Minutes - 7 November 2018 pdf icon PDF 96 KB


RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 7 November 2018 are correctly recorded and that they be signed by the Chairman.


Site Meetings and Other Meetings


The Committee noted that the two site visits planned for the New Year (Minute 43/2018) were likely to take place in February 2019.


Proposal KCC/GR/0083/2018 - Demolition of existing temporary teaching block and erection of 2-storey extensions to west and east wings of existing Science Block to provide 4 classrooms (a net addition of 2 classrooms) at Mayfield Grammar School, Pelham Road, Gravesend; KCC Property and Infrastructure Support pdf icon PDF 880 KB


(1)       In agreeing the recommendations of the Head of Planning Applications Group, the Committee agreed to incorporate an additional Informative asking the applicants to explore the potential for the installation of solar panels. 


(2)       RESOLVED that:-


(a)         permission be granted to the proposal subject to a Memorandum of Understanding from the applicant to not carry out phase 3 of Permission GR/03/930 as well as this development and to conditions, including pre-commencement conditions covering the provision of an archaeological field evaluation works specification and written timetable;  the provision of an updated Construction Transport and Logistics Management Plan covering routing, wheel washing, temporary traffic management, signing and the timing of the works; the provision of a Construction Management Plan; the standard timescale for the commencement of the development; the development being in accordance with the submitted details; hours of construction and demolition works being limited to  between 0800 and 1800 on Mondays to Fridays and 0900 to 1300 on Saturdays with no operations on Sundays or Bank/Public Holidays except with the prior written approval of the County Planning Authority; tree protection arrangements; security lighting being in accordance with the submitted details; the provision of obscured glazing and/or film to the western elevation if required by the County Planning Authority; no new external plant being used for the extension without prior approval; noise levels meeting the limits set within the submitted details; and the provision and retention of vehicle parking spaces and/or garages shown on the submitted plans prior to the occupation of phase 2 of the development; and


(b)           the applicants be advised by Informative that:-


(i)            all necessary highway approvals and consent where required must be obtained in order to avoid any enforcement action being taken by the Highway Authority;


(ii)          a Works of Construction Informative be submitted to the applicants covering noise, dust, burning and waste management; and


(iii)         they are requested to explore the potential to install solar panels.  


Proposal GR/18/0930 (KCC/GR/0427/2018) Timber framed extension to provide additional office space at Trosley Country Park, Waterlow Road, Vigo Village, Gravesend; KCC Country Parks pdf icon PDF 1 MB


(1)       RESOLVED that permission be granted to the proposal subject to conditions, including conditions covering the standard three year time limit for implementation; and the development being carried out in accordance with the permitted details.


(2)       The Committee congratulated Chloe Palmer on the production of her first report to the Committee.



Matters dealt with under delegated powers pdf icon PDF 54 KB


(1)       Mr A Booth asked for his dissatisfaction over the retrospective nature of Application TM/18/2480 to be recorded. 


(2)       RESOLVED to note matters dealt with under delegated powers since the last meeting relating to:-


(a)          County Matter applications;


(b)        County Council developments;


(c)          Screening Opinions under the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017; and


(d)         Scoping Opinions under the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017 (None).