Agenda and minutes

Area 3 Planning Committee - Thursday, 11th July, 2019 7.30 pm

Venue: Civic Suite, Gibson Building, Kings Hill, West Malling

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AP3 19/19

Declarations of Interest


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

AP3 19/20

Minutes pdf icon PDF 136 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of Area 3 Planning Committee held on 6 June 2019


RESOLVED:  That the Minutes of the meeting of the Area 3 Planning Committee held on 6 June 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)

AP3 19/21

Development Control DOTX 23 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. 


AP3 19/22

TM/19/00449/FL - Development Site North of Vantage Point, Holborough Road, Snodland pdf icon PDF 421 KB

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Erection of 4 no. warehouse units (Use Classes B1c/B2/B8) and 2 no. Drive-Thru units (Use Classes A3 and/or A5), together with the provision of parking, landscaping and associated works at Development Site North of Vantage Point, Holborough Road, Snodland.



AP3 19/23

TM/18/03048/AO - Garden Centre rear of 400 Hermitage Lane, Maidstone pdf icon PDF 231 KB

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Outline Application: Redevelopment of existing garden furniture retail centre (with ancillary café) and commercial cattery and small pet boarding centre with 9 no. dwellings comprising 3 no. detached four bedroom houses and 6 no. semidetached three bedroom houses with associated alterations to existing access road, new garaging and parking facilities and surface water run off pond at Garden Centre rear of 400 Hermitage Lane, Maidstone.


RESOLVED:  That Outline Planning Permission be GRANTED in accordance with the submitted details, conditions, reasons and informatives set out in the report and supplementary report of the Director of Planning, Housing and Environmental Health subject to the addition of Condition


9. Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 3, Schedule 2, Part 1, Class E of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (including any Order revoking or re-enacting that Order, with or without modification) no doors or other means of enclosure shall be installed to the front elevation of the car ports. 


Reason:  To ensure that parking is provided and maintained in accordance with the Council’s adopted standards and enclosure of the car ports could reduce their use for vehicle parking. 


AP3 19/24

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.