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Agenda and draft minutes

Development Control Board
Thursday 17 January 2019 7.00 pm

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

Contact: Email: memberservices@dartford.gov.uk 

Items
Note No. Item

79.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors Burrell, Jarnell, Maddison and Reynolds.

 

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

80.

Fire Evacuation Procedure and the Arrangements and Constraints relating to 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.

81.

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.

82.

Confirmation of the Minutes of the meeting held on 13 December 2018 pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Minutes:

                        RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the Development Control Board held on 13 December 2018 be confirmed as a correct record of that meeting.

83.

References from other committees

Minutes:

It was reported that there were no matters referred for the Board to consider.

84.

Urgent Items

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

Minutes:

The Chairman reported that there were no urgent issues for the Board to consider.

85.

18/01002/OUT
The Alma, 26 High Street, Swanscombe, Kent, DA10 0AB pdf icon PDF 804 KB

Proposal

An outline application (for consideration of access, appearance, layout and scale only) for the erection of a 3 storey building with basement to be used as a 13 bedroom House in Multiple Occupation with communal facilities, bins and bike store.

 

Recommendation

Approval.

 

Minutes:

The Board received a report on an outline application - for the consideration of the access, appearance, layout, and scale only – relating to the erection of a three storey building and basement to be used as a 13 bedroomed House in Multiple Occupation, together with communal facilities and bicycle store.

 

Members’ attention was drawn to the update circulated.

 

The Chairman introduced Mr Kingsley Hughes who spoke in favour of the Application.

 

Members discussed the Application and the visit to the site which had taken place.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the Application be approved for the reasons set out in the report and subject to the

 

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

 

2.    The amended and additional Conditions, Reasons and Informatives set out in the Update circulated

86.

18/01371/TPO
3 St Pauls Close, Swanscombe, Kent, DA10 OBA. pdf icon PDF 622 KB

Proposal

 

An application to fell 1 Lime tree which is the subject of Tree Preservation Order No.3 1991

 

Recommendation

 

Refusal

 

Minutes:

The Board received a report on an application to fell a Lime tree which was the subject of Tree Preservation Order 3 1991.

 

The Chairman introduced Mr Dacey who spoke against the Officer recommendation to refuse the Application.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be refused for the reasons set out in the report.

RD

87.

Decisions Taken Under Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Minutes:

Members received, for information, a report on the decisions taken under delegated powers for the period 30 November 2018 to 3 January 2019.

 

                        RESOLVED:

 

That the report be noted.