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Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre Folkestone

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Items
No. Item

49.

Declarations of Interest

Members of the Council should declare any interests which fall under the following categories. Please see the end of the agenda for definitions*:

 

a)    disclosable pecuniary interests (DPI);

b)    other significant interests (OSI);

c)    voluntary announcements of other interests.

Minutes:

Councillor Peter Gane declared voluntary announcements in respect of Folkestone Town Council, South Cheriton Action Group and St Martins School. He remained in the meeting for discussion and voting on this item.

50.

Report of the Head of Planning and Environmental Health on applications

Report DC/14/21 sets out the planning application that will be considered

by the Development Control Committee

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Report DC/14/21 sets out the planning application that will be considered

by the Development Control Committee.

 

 

Report DC/14/21 sets out the planning application that will be considered

by the Development Control Committee.

 

The chairman recommended that the normal speaking period for members of the public be extended from 3 minutes to 5 minutes in view of the complexity of the application. The committee agreed to this change and the following speakers addressed the meeting:

 

Dr Belinda Stott, Local residents and founders of South Cheriton Action Group, spoke on the application.

 

Roger Joyce, member of the Sandgate Society and resident of Folkestone spoke on the application.

 

Councillor L Griggs, representative of Sandgate Parish Council, spoke on the application.

 

Councillor R West, Ward Councillor, spoke on the application

 

Mr D Bradley & Mr P Gurner, Agents, spoke in support of the application on behalf of the applicant.

 

Proposed by Councillor Clive Goddard

Seconded by Councillor Roger Wilkins and

 

Resolved:

1.            That the Head of Planning and Environmental Health be authorised under delegated authority to grant planning permission, subject to:

the completion of a section 106 legal agreement with the applicant that secures the social and physical infrastructure and financial contributions detailed within this report (subject to final negotiation) and subject to conditions outlined within the report and any additional conditions which he considers to be necessary. 

 

The Committee resolved that a condition be included that permitted development rights be removed in respect of rear roof extensions to proposed houses that back onto Royal Military Avenue.

 

That in view of the objection from Sport England, prior to planning

permission being granted, in accordance with the Town and Country Planning (consultation) (England) Direction 20009 and the DCLG letter of 10.03.11 that the application should be referred to the National Planning Casework Unit (NPCU).

 

In reaching its decision the committee took into account the supplementary report which included additional information regarding amended plans, further details regarding infrastructure costs and contributions, as well as the latest response from the Highways Agency.

 

(Voting: For 8; Against 2; Abstentions 4)