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Agenda and minutes

Development Control Board
Thursday 13 September 2018 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Home Gardens, Dartford DA1 1DR

Contact: Email: memberservices@dartford.gov.uk 

Items
Note No. Item

32.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillor Brown, Burrell, Hayes, Jones, P Kelly, M Maddison, McLean, Mote (the Mayor) Perfitt, L Reynolds, Mrs Shanks, and Mrs Storey.

 

The Board noted the appointment of Councillor Garden as a substitute for Councillor Mote.

33.

Fire Evacuation Procedure and Arrangements and Constraints relating to the Filming or Recording of the Meeting

Minutes:

The Clerk to the Board explained the fire evacuation procedure and the arrangements and constraints relating to the filming or recording of the meeting.

34.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of interest from Members including the terms(s) of the Grant of Dispensation (if any) by the Audit Board or Managing Director.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest received.

35.

Confirmation of the Minutes of the meeting held on 9 August 2018 pdf icon PDF 52 KB

Minutes:

                        RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the Development Control Board held on 9 August 2018, be confirmed as a correct record of that meeting.

36.

References from other committees

Minutes:

The Chairman reported that there were no matters referred for the Board to discuss.

37.

Urgent Items

The Chairman will announce his decision as to whether there are any urgent items and their position on the agenda.

Minutes:

It was noted that there were no urgent items for the Board to consider.

38.

18/00246/FUL
Land Adjacent to 115 Milton Road, Swanscombe, Kent DA10 0LS pdf icon PDF 953 KB

Proposal

 

Demolition of existing garage and erection of a detached 4 bed dwelling.

 

Recommendation

 

Approval

Minutes:

The Board considered a report on an application to demolish an existing garage and erect a detached four bedroomed house on the site.

 

RESOLVED

That the Application be approved for the reasons set out in the report and subject to the Conditions, Reasons and Informatives also set out in the report.

39.

18/00353/COU
3 Main Road, Longfield, Kent DA3 7QT pdf icon PDF 710 KB

Proposal

 

Erection of a two storey rear extension to convert a single dwelling into 2x1 bed apartments with associated alterations.

 

Recommendation

 

Approval

Minutes:

The Board received a report on an application for permission to erect a two storey rear extension to this property and convert it from a single dwelling to two one bedroomed apartments, with associated relevant alterations.

 

RESOLVED

That the Application be approved for the reasons detailed in the report and subject to the Conditions, Reasons and Informatives also set out in the report.

40.

18/00514/FUL
Land adjacent Wastdale, Red Street, Southfleet, Kent DA13 9QE pdf icon PDF 392 KB

Proposal

 

Erection of a detached 3 bedroom house.

 

Recommendation

 

Refusal

Minutes:

The Board deferred consideration of a report on an application for permission to erect a three bedroomed detached house on this site, as the speaker supporting the application, and opposing the Officer recommendation to refuse permission, was not present due to adverse traffic conditions in Dartford on the evening of the meeting.

41.

Development Management Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 157 KB

Minutes:

The Board received a report on the activities of the Development Control Section for the Quarter April to June 2018.

 

The Chairman congratulated the Development Management Group on their performance during this period.

RD

42.

Decisions Taken Under Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Minutes:

Members received, for information, a report on the decisions taken by Officers under delegated powers for the period 27 July to 30 August 2018.

 

The Chairman drew Members’ attention to the high number of cases dealt with by Officers.  He expressed some concern that only a low level of fee income was generated in cases where it was deemed that Planning Permission was not required even though significant work was necessary in these instances.

 

                        RESOLVED:

 

That the report be noted.

43.

Mr Neil Murphy

Minutes:

The Chairman reported that Mr Murphy, the Clerk to the Board, had returned to work following a prolonged period of sickness absence.

 

The Chairman welcomed Mr Murphy, and expressed the hope of the Board that he was fully recovered from his illness.