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Declarations of Interest


There were no declarations of interest made in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 205 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of Area 2 Planning Committee held on 14 August 2019


RESOLVED:  That the Minutes of the meeting of the Area 2 Planning Committee held on 14 August 2019 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

Decisions taken under delegated powers in accordance with part 3 of the Constitution (Responsibility for Council Functions)

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Development Control DOTX 21 KB

Introduction and Glossary

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Decisions were taken on the following applications subject to the pre-requisites, informatives, conditions or reasons for refusal set out in the report of the Director of Planning, Housing and Environmental Health or in the variations indicated below.  Any supplementary reports were tabled at the meeting.


Members of the public addressed the meeting where the required notice had been given and their comments were taken into account by the Committee when determining the application.  Speakers are listed under the relevant planning application shown below. 


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TM/19/01756/FL - Mount Mead, Ford Lane, Trottiscliffe pdf icon PDF 152 KB

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Demolition of existing domestic outbuildings and construction of two bungalows with ancillary areas and parking provision at Mount Mead, Ford Lane, Trottiscliffe.


RESOLVED:  That planning permission be GRANTED in accordance with the submitted details, conditions, reasons and informatives set out in the main and supplementary reports of the Director of Planning, Housing and Environmental Health, subject to:


(1)          Amended Conditions:


3. The dwellings hereby approved shall not be occupied until the area shown on the submitted layout for a vehicle parking space has been provided, surfaced and drained.  Thereafter it shall be kept available for such use and no permanent development, whether or not permitted by the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (or any order amending, revoking and re-enacting that Order) shall be carried out on the land so shown or in such a position as to preclude vehicular access to this reserved parking space. 


Reason:  To ensure that parking is provided and maintained in accordance with the Council's adopted standards.


4. Before the development hereby approved is occupied a scheme of landscaping and boundary treatment shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. The landscaping scheme shall clearly indicate the extent of each of the residential curtilages in connection with Plots 1 and 2 in conformity with Drawing Number 1406 P002 D and how these will be defined and enclosed.  All planting, seeding and turfing comprised in the approved scheme of landscaping shall be implemented during the first planting season following occupation of the buildings or the completion of the development, whichever is the earlier.  Any trees or shrubs removed, dying, being seriously damaged or diseased within 10 years of planting shall be replaced in the next planting season with trees or shrubs of similar size and species, unless the Authority gives written consent to any variation.  Any boundary fences or walls or similar structures as may be approved shall be erected before first occupation of the building to which they relate.             


Reason:  Pursuant to Section 197 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and to protect and enhance the appearance and character of the site and locality.


(2)          Additional Condition:


11. No external lighting shall be installed in connection with the development hereby approved until such details have been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority, and the work shall be carried out in strict accordance with those details.

Reason:  In the interests of visual and rural amenity.


(3)          Additional Informative:


2. The applicant is strongly encouraged to consider opportunities for incorporating renewable energy technologies however possible into the design and construction of the buildings and for measures to support biodiversity within the construction of the buildings as well as through the landscaping within the wider site.


[Speakers:  Vicky Bedford – agent]

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TM/19/01642/FL - The Red House Cottage, 29 Old Road, Wateringbury pdf icon PDF 109 KB

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Erection of buttress to support wall between Red House Cottage and 31 Old Road. The Red House Cottage, 29 Old Road, Wateringbury.


RESOLVED:  That planning permission be GRANTED in accordance with the submitted details, conditions, reasons and informatives  set out in the report of the Director of Planning, Housing and Environmental Health.


[Speakers:  Mr Graham Stubbs – member of the public and Mr Richard Bate – on behalf of the applicant]

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Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 4 KB

The Chairman to move that the press and public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting during consideration of any items the publication of which would disclose exempt information.


There were no items considered in private.