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Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre, Folkestone

Contact: Sue Lewis 

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36.

Declarations of Interest

Members of the committee should declare any interests which fall under the following categories:

 

a)    disclosable pecuniary interests (DPI);

b)    other significant interests (OSI);

c)    voluntary announcements of other interests.

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Councillors Meade and Jim Martin declared a voluntary interest as they are both members of the Planning and Works Committee at Folkestone Town Council in relation to Y19/0490/FH Manor Court.  They remained in the meeting for discussions and voting on this item. 

 

Mrs Lisette Patching, Development and Enforcement Manager, made a voluntary announcement as Karen Banks, speaking to Y19/0313/FH, is a close personal friend.  Mrs Patching left the meeting during discussions and voting on this item.

37.

Minutes

To consider and approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 29 October 2019.

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Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 29 October 2019 were submitted, approved and signed by the Chairman. 

38.

Y19/0409/FH - Redlynch House, 19 Hillcrest Road, Hythe

Section 73 application to vary condition 2 of application Y18/0215/SH to enlarge the lower ground floor and enlarge the first floor, increase of balcony sizes, alterations to and additional windows, enlargement of front entrance, roof design altered to pitched roof with a concealed flat roof, dormer height increased, 1 additional parking space provided and other external alterations.

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Section 73 application to vary condition 2 of application Y18/0215/SH to

enlarge the lower ground floor and enlarge the first floor, increase of

balcony sizes, alterations to and additional windows, enlargement of front

entrance, roof design altered to pitched roof with a concealed flat roof,

dormer height increased, 1 additional parking space provided and other

external alterations.

 

Mrs Sophie Pettifer, local resident, spoke against the application. 

Mr Leo Griggs, agent, spoke on the application. 

 

Proposed by Councillor David Wimble

Seconded by Councillor John Collier and

 

Resolved:

That planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out at the end of the report and that delegated authority be given to the Chief Planning Officer to agree and finalise the wording of the conditions and add any other conditions that he considers necessary.

 

(Voting: For 7; Against 2; Abstentions 2)

39.

Y19/0490/FH - Manor Court, 38 Manor Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2SE

Erection of a four storey and roof terrace mixed use development comprising 7 self-contained apartments and flexible A1/A2/A3/A4/B1/D1 commercial space.

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Erection of a four storey and roof terrace mixed use development

comprising 7 self-contained apartments and flexible A1/A2/A3/A4/B1/D1

commercial space.

 

Mr David Campbell, Development Management Team Leader, presented this report and advised members this is a five storey building as shown in the plans but that the description incorrectly stated four storeys. He requested that if Members are minded that planning permission should be granted, delegated authority be given to the  Chief Planning Officer to grant planning following a two week consultation on the corrected description provided no substantial new issues are raised that have not already been considered.   He also advised members of emails received from Richard Wallace, on behalf of Folkestone Town Council and James Dodwell declaring their objections to this development. 

 

Mr James Dodwell, local resident, spoke against the application.

Mr Richard Wallace, Folkestone Town Council, spoke on the application

Mr Arthur Wood, agent, spoke on the application.

 

Proposed by Councillor John Collier

Seconded by Councillor David Wimble and

 

Resolved:

That delegated authority be given to the Chief Planning Officer to grant planning permission following a two week reconsultation on the corrected description, provided no substantial new issues are raised that have not been considered by the Planning and Licensing Committee; that the planning permission be subject to the conditions at the end of the officers’ report; and that delegated authority be given to the Chief Planning Officer to agree and finalise the wording of the conditions and add any other conditions that he considers necessary.

 

(Voting: For 7; Against 4; Abstentions 0)

40.

Y19/0313/FH - Shepherds Meadow Woodland Road Lyminge Folkestone Kent CT18 8DW

Erection of a replacement dwelling following demolition of existing dwelling.

 

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Erection of a replacement dwelling following demolition of existing

dwelling.

 

Karen Banks, agent, spoke on the application. 

 

Proposed by Councillor Mrs Jenny Hollingsbee

Seconded by Councillor Philip Martin and

 

Resolved:

 

That planning permission be approved subject to the conditions set out at the end of the report and that delegated authority be given to the Chief Planning Officer to agree and finalise the wording of the conditions and add any other conditions that he considers necessary.

 

(Voting: For 10; Against 0; Abstentions 1)

41.

Appeals Monitoring - 2nd Quarter 1.7.2019 - 30.9.2019

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Members noted the Appeals Monitoring – 2nd Quarter 1 July to 30 September 2019.