Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Applications Committee - Wednesday, 15th July, 2020 10.00 am

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29.

Minutes - 10 June 2020 pdf icon PDF 343 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 10 June 2020 are correctly recorded and that they be signed by the Chairman.

30.

Application TM/20/62 (KCC/TM/0284/2019) - Development of a Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC), new access to a highway, associated infrastructure and earthworks at Allington Integrated Waste Management Facility, Laverstock Road, Allington, Maidstone; FCC Environment (UK) Ltd pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(1)       The Head of Planning Applications Group referred to a petition signed by 174 local residents in opposition to the application.  This supplemented the 376 signatories who had signed the online petition referred to in paragraph 69 of the report. 

 

(2)       Mr R H Bird was present for this item as the Local Member and spoke. He informed the Committee that his contribution had been jointly agreed with his fellow Ward Member, Mr D S Daley.   

 

(3)       The Clerk to the meeting read out representations from Mr Neil Hammond (a local resident) and the response on behalf of the applicants from Mr David Molland (FCC Environment (UK) Ltd).

 

(4)       On being put to the vote, the recommendation of the Head of Planning Applications Group were unanimously agreed.

 

(5)       RESOLVED that:-

(a)       permission be granted to the application subject to conditions, including conditions covering  covering the implementation of the permission within 3 years; the submission for approval of a ConstructionManagement Plancoveringtherouting ofconstruction anddeliveryvehicles to/ fromsite,parkingandturningareas for constructionand deliveryvehiclesandsite personnel,timingof deliveries, provisionof wheelwashingfacilitiesand temporarytrafficmanagement / signage); highway  condition  surveys being undertaken before  and  after  construction. withthe repair ofanydamage causedbyvehiclesrelatedto thedevelopment being funded by the applicants; the provisionof constructionvehicleloading/ unloadingand turningfacilities, parking  facilities  for  site  personnel  and  visitors  and  wheel  washing facilitiespriorto commencement ofwork onsiteand forthedurationof construction; the provisionof measuresto preventthe discharge ofsurfacewater ontothe highway; the provisionand permanentretent  ...  view the full minutes text for item 30.

31.

Proposal SW//20/501709 (KCC/SW/0079/2020) - New two-storey teaching block of 8 classrooms with associated facilities, a new nursery block and reception external play space; and ancillary parking at Sunny Bank Primary School, Sunny Bank, Murston, Sittingbourne; KCC Children, Young People and Education pdf icon PDF 821 KB

Minutes:

(1)       The Head of Planning Applications Group informed the Committee of late representations from a local resident raising questions about the application, including why the car park was to be fenced off, whether the additional spaces could be accommodated, traffic and parking concerns, loss of trees and flooding.  The correspondence proposed that an eco-friendly approach should involve the construction of a purpose-built school. 

 

(2)       Mr J Clinch was present for this item as the Local Member and spoke.   

 

(3)       The Clerk to the meeting read out representations from Mr James Hall (the Local Borough Councillor) and the response on behalf of the applicants from Mr Ben Sherreard (KCC Infrastructure).

 

(4)       In response to the representations made by Mr Clinch and Mr Hall, the Head of Planning Applications Group confirmed that there had been no change to the original planning application and that the Land Registry title deeds showed that the land in question was held for Education purposes.   She confirmed that it was not held by KCC as highway land. 

 

(5)       On being put to the vote, the recommendation of the Head of Planning Applications Group were unanimously agreed.

 

 

(6)       RESOLVED that:-

 

(a)       permission be granted to the proposal subject to conditions, including conditions coveringcommencementof the developmentwithin threeyearsof planningpermissionbeing granted; thedevelopmentbeing carriedout inaccordancewith thepermitted details; no phase of the development beginning untila detailedsustainablesurfacewater drainageschemefor thesitehas beensubmitted to andapproved inwritingby the localplanningauthority;  the submission for approval in writing by the County Planning Authority of a Construction Management Plan prior to commencement of the development, and its implementation for the duration of construction;  the provisionand permanentretentionof cycleparkingfacilitiesandvehicleparkingspaces asshownon thesubmitted plans, includingthe Electrical Vehicle (EV)chargingpoints priorto theuseof thesitecommencing; the provision of the access details shown on the submitted plans priorto occupationof thedevelopment; gatesbeing  ...  view the full minutes text for item 31.

32.

Matters dealt with under delegated powers pdf icon PDF 139 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).

 

33.

KCC response to consultations

Minutes:

There were no items under this heading.