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Agenda and minutes

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

Contact: Email: memberservices@dartford.gov.uk 

Items
Note No. Item

114.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors Ben Moussa, Maddison, McLean, Perfitt and Mrs Storey.

 

The Board noted the appointment of Councillor Oguntope as a substitute for Councillor Ben Moussa.

115.

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

Minutes:

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

116.

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:

The Board received the following declarations of interest:

 

Councillor Armitt declared a prejudicial interest in respect of application 19/01589/FUL, item 8 on the Agenda, as he had been involved in the preparation of the Application and had spoken supporting the application

 

Councillor Mote in respect of application 19/01589/FUL, item 8 on the Agenda,

(for the purposes of transparency only ) as he was related to the Clerk to the applicant – Darenth Parish Council.

 

Councillor Butterfill declared a prejudicial interest in respect of application 19/01131/ADV, item 9 on the agenda as she had lodged an objection to the Application.

117.

Confirmation of the Minutes of the meeting held on 13 February 2020 pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Minutes:

                        RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the Development Control Board held on 13 February 2020 be confirmed as a correct record of that meeting.

118.

References from other committees

Minutes:

The Board was informed that there had been no matters referred for consideration.

119.

Urgent Items

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

Minutes:

The Board was informed that there had been no urgent matters for consideration.

 

120.

19/01280/VCON
Stone Pit 2 St James Lane, Greenhithe, Kent. pdf icon PDF 690 KB

Proposal

An application for the variation of condition 2 (parameters plans) of planning permission DA/05/00221/OUT to allow amendments to development platform and amend the storey heights in some locations.

 

Recommendation

Approval

Minutes:

The Board considered a report on an application for the variation of condition 2 (parameters plans) of planning permission DA/05/00221/OUT to allow amendments to the development platform and amend the storey heights in some locations.

 

 

RESOLVED

 

That the Application be approved subject to

 

1)    the Conditions, Reasons and Informatives set out in the report.

 

2)    the S106 obligations required on the outline planning permission 05/00221/OUT being obligated to this revised permission through the completion of a Deed of Variation

121.

19/01196/FUL
Stone Pit 2, St James Lane, Greenhithe, Kent. pdf icon PDF 685 KB

Proposal

An application for earthworks, including the importation of additional inert fill, to create a revised restoration level/development platform for the forthcoming residential led development.

 

Recommendation

Approval

Minutes:

The Board considered a report on an application to undertake earthworks, including the importation of additional inert fill, to create a revised restoration level/development platform for the forthcoming residential led development.

 

Members’ attention was drawn to the update circulated.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the Application be approved subject to the Conditions and Reasons set out in the report and Update.

 

 

122.

19/01589/FUL
Land Between Nos. 96 and 119 Ladywood Road, Darenth, Kent. pdf icon PDF 241 KB

Proposal

The erection of 1.8m high steel palisade fence and kissing gate

 

Recommendation

Approval

Minutes:

Councillor Armitt having declared a prejudicial interest in this matter withdrew from the meeting and took no part in the discussion of the matter.

 

The Board considered a report on an application for the erection of 1.8m high steel palisade fence and kissing gate.

 

Members’ attention was drawn to the update circulated.

 

The Chairman introduced Mr Prentice who spoke opposing the application and Mrs Guthridge who supported it.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be approved subject to the Conditions, Reasons and Informative set out in the report.

 

123.

19/01131/ADV
ASDA Superstore, Crossways Boulevard, Dartford, Kent. DA1 1BW pdf icon PDF 452 KB

Proposal

Display of internally illuminated and non-illuminated various fascia, projecting hanging and hoarding signs

 

Recommendation

Approval

Minutes:

Councillor Butterfill, having declared a prejudicial interest withdrew from the meeting and took no part in the discussion of this matter.

 

The Board received a report on an application for the display of internally illuminated and non-illuminated various fascia, projecting hanging and hoarding signs.

 

Members’ attention was drawn to the update circulated.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the advertisement consent be granted subject to the Conditions and Reasons set out in the report.

 

124.

19/00613/COU
Block F Oldfield Place, Mill Pond Road, Dartford, Kent. DA1 1BW pdf icon PDF 462 KB

Proposal

The conversion of the allocated commercial space (approx. 700 sqm) on the existing second floor deck level, Block F(2), to 2 x 1 bedroom, 5 x 2 bedroom and 2 x 3 bedroom apartments, whilst retaining the existing external elevations

 

Recommendation

Approval

Minutes:

The Board considered a report on an application for the conversion of the allocated commercial space (approx.700 square metres) on the existing second floor deck level, Block F(2), to 2 x 1 bedroom, 5 x 2 bedroom and 2 x 3 bedroom apartments, whilst retaining the existing external elevations at this site.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be approved subject to:

 

1)    the Conditions and Reasons set out in the report.

 

2)    the prior completion of a S106 agreement within six months of the date of the permission.

 

125.

19/00748/FUL
Former Car Park, Rear of Two Brewers Public House, Lowfield Street, Dartford, Kent. pdf icon PDF 574 KB

Proposal

The erection of a 5-storey building comprising 14 no. apartments (6 No. 1-bed and 8 No. 2-bed), with 3 No. car parking spaces, bin and cycle store

 

Recommendation

Approval

Minutes:

The Board received a report on an application to erect a 5-storey building comprising 14 no. apartments (6 No. 1-bed and 8 No. 2-bed), with 3 No. car parking spaces, bin and cycle store on this site.

 

Members’ attention was drawn to the update circulated.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be approved subject to the Conditions Reasons and Informatives set out in the Report and amended in the Update circulated.

 

126.

Validation Checklist: Consultation pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Board received a report proposing the adoption of an up to date list of information requirements to allow Officers and applicants to determine what is necessary to make a valid planning application.

 

RESOLVED

 

The Board

 

1.    approved the Local List of Validation requirements set out in the Appendix to the Report for the purpose of consultation.

 

2.    Agreed that where no responses to the consultation were received during the consultation period then the Local List of Validation requirements as set out in the Appendix to the Report be adopted

 

3.    Noted that any responses resolved as a result of the consultation will be the subject of a further report to the Board.

127.

Update on Appeals and Development where DBC is not the determining Authority pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Minutes:

The Board received a report on the position of a number of developments where determination of the application is not being undertaken by Dartford Borough Council.

 

Arising from this, the Development Manager informed Members that two appeals set out in the report, against DBC decisions to refuse planning permission, had been determined. 

 

The Applications referred to were 18/01669/FUL 31, School Lane, Bean, Kent, DA2 8AL and 19/00970/FUL, 64, Joydens Wood Road, Bexley, Kent,  DA5 2HT

 

In both cases the Planning Inspectorate had upheld the original decision to refuse planning permission.

RD

128.

Decisions Taken Under Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 191 KB

Minutes:

Members received, for information, a report on the decisions taken by Officers under delegated powers for the period 31 January to 26 February 2020.

 

                    RESOLVED:

 

That the report be noted.