Agenda and draft minutes

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1.

Minutes - 6 December 2017 pdf icon PDF 71 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 6 December 2017 are correctly recorded and that they be signed by the Chairman.

2.

Site Meetings and Other Meetings

Minutes:

(1)         The Committee noted that it would receive training on Environment and Biodiversity issues following the meeting. It also confirmed that the training session on the Education Commissioning Plan would follow the Committee meeting on 14 March 2018.

 

(2)       The Committee agreed to hold a site visit in respect of the Wilmington School and Wilmington Academy applications on 6 March 2018.    

3.

Application SW/17/506523 (KCC/SW/0319/2017) - Waste Transfer Station for the consolidation and onward shipment of end of life lead acid batteries at Unit 11d-11e, Dolphin Park, Cremers Road, Eurolink, Sittingbourne; Commercial Batteries Ltd pdf icon PDF 773 KB

Minutes:

(1)       The Head of Planning Applications Group clarified the details of the conditions set out in her recommendations.  These are set out in paragraph (3) below.

 

(2)       In agreeing the recommendations of the Head of Planning Applications Group, the Committee agreed to additional conditions requiring a Management Plan setting out measures to ensure that loads evidencing signs of leakage would not enter the site and that all loading and unloading was to take place within the building.

 

(3)       RESOLVED that permission be granted to the application subject to conditions, including conditions covering the standard time limit for commencement; hours of operation being from 0700 to 1800 on Mondays to Fridays, 0700 to 1300 on Saturdays with no working on Sundays and Bank Holidays; a maximum quantity of 50 tonnes of batteries being stored at any one time; the total throughput of waste batteries being limited to 15k tonnes per annum with an average of 6 HGV visits (12 movements) and 1 LGV visit (2 movements) per day; details of the installation and maintenance of the bunding; the safeguarding of the parking and turning area; the submission for prior approval of a Management Plan setting out measures to ensure that loads evidencing signs of leakage shall not enter the site; and all loading and unloading activities taking place within the building. 

4.

Matters dealt with under Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Minutes:

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).