Agenda and minutes

Planning Applications Committee
Wednesday, 15th May, 2019 10.00 am

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

Contact: Andrew Tait  03000 416749

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Minutes - 6 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 93 KB


RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 6 March 2019 are correctly recorded and that they be signed by the Chairman.


Proposal 19/00063 (KCC/CA/0003/2019) - Demolition of existing school buildings and replacement with a part two storey, part three storey teaching block with interlinked Sports Hall together with new Multi Use Games Area (MUGA), landscaping and associated ancillary works at Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School, Old Dover Road, Canterbury ; KCC and Kier Construction (Southern) pdf icon PDF 2 MB


(1)     Mr I S Chittenden reported the views of Ida Linfield, the Local Member who supported the proposal whilst raising concerns over the Construction Management Plan.


(2)       In agreeing the recommendations of the Head of Planning Applications Group, the Committee specified that the Construction Management Plan needed to include emergency escape routes and arrangements for the handling of asbestos.  It also agreed that plant species suitable for bee pollination should be incorporated within the landscape scheme.


(3)       The Committee added an Informative advising that the applicants should further consider the environmental and economic benefits of solar panels as well as further consideration of the installation of electric charging points.


(4)       RESOLVEDthat:- 


(a)       permission be granted to the proposal subject to conditions, including conditions covering the standard3 yeartime limit; the developmentbeing carried outin accordance with the permitted details; the submissionandapprovalof detailsof all constructionmaterials tobe used externally; theprovisionandpermanentretentionof thevehicleparkingspacesas shownon the  submitted  plans  prior  to  the  occupation  of  the  school  and  their  retention thereafter; the provisionandpermanentretentionof vehicle loading/unloadingand turning facilities,as shownin thesubmittedplans,priortothe occupation ofthe new buildings; theprovisionandpermanentretentionof secure,coveredcycleparkingfac  ...  view the full minutes text for item 18.


Proposal 19/00247 (KCC/SE/0014/2019) - Alteration to existing fencing and gates to remove existing 1.2m high staves and replace with 1.5m high matching staves and installation of staves to existing gates at Ide Hill Primary School, Sundridge Road, Ide Hill; Governors of Ide Hill Primary School pdf icon PDF 976 KB


(1)       The Head of Planning Applications Group reported correspondence from the Local Member, Mr N J D Chard in support of the proposal.


(2)         RESOLVED that:-


(a)          permission be granted to the proposal subject to conditions, including conditions covering thestandard 3-yeartimescale forcommencement ofthe development; thedevelopment beingin accordancewith thesubmitted details; and theprotection ofexisting treesand hedgerowsalong thesouthernand easternsite elevationswithin theapplication area; and


(b)        the applicants be advised by Informative:-


(i)            of the advice from KCC Highways and Transportation and KCC Public Rights of Way; and


(ii)          that they should establish the need or otherwise for Listed Building Consent with Sevenoaks DC.





Matters dealt with under delegated powers


(1)       A supplementary report E5: County Matter Proposals agreed pursuant to the Urgent Matter Procedure under Delegated Powers had previously been published and circulated to all Members of the Committee.


(2)       The Head of Planning Applications Group reported an urgent decision taken under Section 1.7 of Appendix 2 Part 3 of the Constitution (Item E5). This was to extendwherenecessarythe operating hours of the KCCContractedWaste TransferStations and final disposal infrastructure fora period of 3 months.  This was a part of KCC’s Brexit ContingencyArrangements to provide the certaintythatthe BoroughCouncilsas theWaste Collection Authorities wereseekingfromtheCountyCouncil asWasteDisposal Authority.  The commencement of the 3-month period would be notified in writing by the Waste Planning Authority.  The extentof any extended hours wasnotclearat this time and would be dictated byindividual circumstancesat each site as affected byBrexittrafficcongestion.


(3)       The decision relatedtoa requestby the County Council asWasteDisposal Authority which soughtto ensurethattheCounty Council hadeffe  ...  view the full minutes text for item 20.


KCC response to consultations pdf icon PDF 103 KB


RESOLVED to note Kent County Council’s response to the following consultations:-


(a)        Item F1: Draft Folkestone and Hythe Core Strategy Review 2019;


(b)          Item F2: Application DO/12/00440 - Western Heights and Farthingloe, Dover;


(c)          Item F3: Canterbury CC Community Infrastructure Levy


(d)          Item F4: Application CA/17/01383/OUT -  Outline application (with all matters reserved) for the development of up to 650 houses and associated community infrastructure comprising primary school, community building, public car park and associated amenity space, access, parking and landscaping, and detailed/full application for the construction of part of the Sturry Link Road and a local road from the Sturry Link Road to Shalloak Road; and


(e)          Item F5: Response to Scoping request for land at Westgate on Sea.