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7.

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To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 23 May 2024 as a correct record.

 

Minutes:

Resolved: That the Minutes of the meeting held 21 May 2024 be approved, and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

8.

Declarations of Interest or Predetermination

Including any interests not already registered

Minutes:

There were none.

9.

Declarations of Lobbying

Minutes:

All Councillors declared that they had been lobbied in respect of Minute 10, 24/00781/CONVAR - 3 Abbotswood Bungalows, London Road, West Kingsdown Sevenoaks Kent TN15 6AR

 

CHANGE IN ORDER OF AGENDA ITEMS

With the agreement of the Committee, the Chairman brought forward Minute 10 - 24/00781/CONVAR - 3 Abbotswood Bungalows, London Road, West Kingsdown Sevenoaks Kent TN15 6AR

10.

24/00781/CONVAR - 3 Abbotswood Bungalows, London Road, West Kingsdown Sevenoaks Kent TN15 6AR pdf icon PDF 789 KB

Variation of condition 3 of 22/01084/HOUSE for 'Rear extension and removal of front porch. Replacement of existing outbuilding with a new outbuilding' with amendment to substitute plans for amended plans for lowering height & parapet wall.

 

Minutes:

The Chairman moved that the application be deferred to allow for the drawings to be clarified, following concerns raised by third parties’ and officers further site visit to the neighbouring property.

The motion was put to the vote and it was

Resolved: That 24/00781/CONVAR - 3 Abbotswood Bungalows, London Road, West Kingsdown Sevenoaks Kent TN15 6AR, be deferred to allow for the drawings to be clarified.

 

11.

24/00525/FUL - Dunollie, Church Road, Halstead Kent TN14 7HG pdf icon PDF 819 KB

Erection of infill dwelling of two storey design with accommodation in roof space, utilising existing secondary access.

Minutes:

The proposal sought planning permission for Erection of infill dwelling of two storey design with accommodation in roof space, utilising existing secondary access. The application had been referred to the Committee by Councillor Williamson for consideration of the impact of the bulk and form of the proposed building.

Members’ attention was brought to the main agenda papers and late observation sheet, which did not amend the recommendation.

The Committee was addressed by the following speakers:

Against the Application:

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For the Application:

Pete Hadley

Parish Representative:

Cllr. Grint

Local Members:

Cllr. Grint

Members asked questions of clarification from the Officers, regarding infilling, permitted development rights and obscured glazing.

It was moved by the Chairman from the chair that the recommendations within the report, be agreed.

Members discussed the application giving consideration to the street scene and character of the buildings. Members discussed the windows in the dormers and debated whether obscure glazing was required to ensure protection of neighbouring amenity space. It was also raised that as the development was in the green belt whether it would be appropriate to remove permitted development rights to not prejudice the openness of the green belt and the character of the area.

It was moved and duly seconded that the motion be amended to include the removal of permitted development rights and a scheme for obscure glazing on the dormer windows be agreed. The amendment was debated and following discussion the mover and seconder amended the amendment for only the removal of permitted development rights. The amendment was put to the vote and it was agreed.

No further debate took place. The substantive motion was put the vote and it was

Resolved:  That planning permission be granted subject to the following conditions:

1) The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

In pursuance of section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

2) The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans and details: 8603 PD-01, PD-02 A, PD-03, application form.

For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.

3) No development including any works of demolition or preparation works prior to building operations shall take place on site until a Construction Management Plan has been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The approved statement shall be adhered to throughout the construction period and shall include details of: (a) parking for vehicles of site personnel, operatives and visitors; (b) loading and unloading of plant and materials; (c) storage of plant and materials used in constructing the development; (d) programme of works (including measures for traffic management); (e) provision of boundary security hoarding behind any visibility zones; (f) measures to control the emissions of dust and dirt during construction; (g) measures to control the emissions of noise during construction;(h) a scheme for the recycling/disposing of waste resulting from demolition and construction works; and (i) hours  ...  view the full minutes text for item 11.

 

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