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Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
Note No. Item

168.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillor Tom Maddison.

169.

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.

170.

Confirmation of the Minutes of the meeting held on 10 September 2020 pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Minutes:

                        RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Development Control Board held on 10 September 2020, be confirmed as a correct record.

171.

References from other committees

Minutes:

The Chairman reported that there were no references from other committees for the Board to consider.

172.

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.

173.

20/00409/FUL
Land at Former Co op site 20 - 54 Hythe Street, 19 to 33 Spital Street, and Westgate Car Park, Kent Road, Dartford, Kent. pdf icon PDF 683 KB

Proposal

A Comprehensive mixed use redevelopment of the Westgate Dartford Site comprising flexible commercial (A1, A2, A3, A4, D1, D2 and B1), cinema (D2), hotel (C1), residential (C3) and health / wellbeing (D1) with associated parking, infrastructure, public realm and landscaping

 

Recommendation

Approval subject to a S.106 agreement.

Minutes:

The Board considered a report on an application for a comprehensive mixed use redevelopment of the Westgate Dartford Site comprising flexible commercial (A1, A2, A3, A4, D1, D2 and B1), cinema (D2), hotel (C1), residential (C3) and health / wellbeing (D1) uses

with associated parking, infrastructure, public realm and landscaping.

 

The Chairman introduced Mr James Stockdale who spoke in support of the application.

 

Members’ attention was drawn to the Update circulated and to the additional letter submitted by the Methodist church relating to the development.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be approved subject to

 

·         the Conditions, Reasons and Informatives set out in the report as amended by the Update Document

 

·         the satisfactory completion by the developer of a s106 Agreement within six months of this resolution

 

·         the delegation to the Development Manager of the authority to make minor amendments to conditions and insert drawing numbers prior to the issue of the planning permission.

174.

19/01464/FUL
Block of Lock up garages and land at Gilbert Close, Swanscombe, Kent. pdf icon PDF 346 KB

Proposal

The demolition of lock up garages and the erection of a mix of 14 flats (10 x 2 bed and 4 x 1 bed) and 2 x 3 bed houses, including new access drive, off-street parking, bin & cycle storage and communal garden areas; new off street parking and additional parking spaces for the allotments to the North West of the site.

 

Recommendation

Approval

Minutes:

The Board considered an application for the demolition of a block of lock up garages and the erection of a mix of 14 flats (ten 2 bedroom and four 1 bedroom) and two 3 bedroom houses, including the provision of a new access drive, off-street parking, bin and cycle storage and communal garden areas; together with new off street parking and the provision of additional parking spaces for the allotments situated to the north west of the site.

 

 

Members’ attention was drawn to the update circulated.

 

It was noted that KCC SUDS require further information before confirming conditions that they would require to be included in any permission granted.

 

It was therefore RESOLVED

 

1.    That the application be approved in principle subject to the Conditions, Reasons, and Informatives contained in the Report

 

2.    To delegate Authority to the Development Manager, in consultation with the Chairman, to issue the decision on this matter pending receipt of further Conditions from KCC SUDS

175.

20/00482/FUL
9A Fawkham Avenue, Longfield, Kent. DA3 7HS pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Proposal

The erection of a detached single storey double garage with associated alterations to driveway.

 

Recommendation

Approval

Minutes:

The Board considered a report on an application for the erection of a detached single storey double garage with associated alterations to driveway.

 

The Chairman introduced Mr Edward Powell who spoke in support of the application and the Clerk presented a statement from Mr Rogers opposing the proposals.

 

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 the Update circulated.

 

RD

176.

Decisions Taken Under Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Minutes:

Members received, for information, a report on the decisions taken by Officers under delegated powers for the period 28 August to 28 September 2020.

 

            RESOLVED:

 

That the report be noted.