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Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre, Folkestone

Contact: Sue Lewis 

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30.

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.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Georgina Treloar declared a voluntary announcement in respect of application Y18/0906/FH – Dance Easy Studio in that she is friends with some of the members of The Bayle Residents Association. She remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

 

Councillor Jackie Meade declared a voluntary announcement in respect of planning application Y18/0906/FH – Dance Easy Studio in that she had prior knowledge of the application as a member of Folkestone Town Council Planning Committee. She remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

 

Councillor Jim Martin declared a voluntary announcement in respect of planning application Y19/0572/FH – Turner Free School in that he had previously worked for KCC on similar applications. He remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

 

 

31.

Minutes

To consider and approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 24 September 2019.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 24 September 2019 were submitted, approved and signed by the Chairman.

32.

Minutes of the Licensing Sub-Committee

To consider and approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the Licensing Sub-Committee meeting held on 30 September 2019.

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 30 September 2019 were submitted, approved and signed by the Chairman.

33.

Y19/0752/FH - Turner Free School, Tile Kiln Lane, Folkestone

Report DCL/19/19 Demolition of existing school buildings and erection of new 3 storey school building, refurbishment of existing sports hall, provision of 3 court multi-use games area (MUGA), playing pitch, car parking, landscaping, new pedestrian access and ancillary works.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Report DCL/19/19 Demolition of existing school buildings and erection of

new 3 storey school building, refurbishment of existing sports hall,

provision of 3 court multi-use games area (MUGA), playing pitch, car

parking, landscaping, new pedestrian access and ancillary works.

 

The Planning Officer drew Councillors attention to the additional information sheet.

 

Dr Jo Saxton, member of public, spoke in support of the application.

Bob Robinson, agent, spoke on the application.

 

Proposed by Councillor John Collier

Seconded by Councillor Mrs Jenny Hollingsbee and

 

Resolved:

1.       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.

2.       That a further condition be added requiring the provision of 2 metre high boundary fencing adjoining the properties in Surrenden Road.

3.       That an informative be added requesting the provision of 9 disabled parking spaces, instead of 7.

 

(Voting: For 11; Against 0; Abstentions 1)

 

 

 

34.

Y18/0906/FH - Dance Easy Studio 19 The Bayle Folkestone Kent CT20 1SQ

Report DCL/19/18 The erection of a three-storey block of six self-contained flats plus accommodation in the roofspace, including a new community room to the ground floor, together with the provision of a rear refuse store, following demolition of the existing dance hall and garage (Resubmission of planning application No.Y16/1391/SH).

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Report DCL/19/18 The erection of a three-storey block of six self-contained

flats plus accommodation in the roofspace, including a new

community room to the ground floor, together with the provision of a rear

refuse store, following demolition of the existing dance hall and garage

(Resubmission of planning application No.Y16/1391/SH).

 

The Development Management Team Leader proposed an additional condition requiring the provision of facilities for the storage of refuse if Members resolve to grant planning permission.

 

Mark Hourahane, member of the public, spoke against the application.

Ms C Charlier, applicant spoke in support of the application.

 

Proposed by Councillor David Wimble

Seconded by Councillor Philip Martin and

 

Resolved:

That planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out at the end of the report; an additional condition requiring the provision of facilities for the storage of refuse; 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 8; Against 4; Abstentions 0)

35.

Unauthorised Erection of Dwelling House Known as Annex, 87 Coast Drive, Greatstone, New Romney

Report DCL/19/17 considers the appropriate action to be taken regarding the unauthorised erection of an independent dwelling and the raising of ground levels within the rear garden of 87 Coast Drive Greatstone. No planning permission has been granted for the erection of this dwelling or the raising of land levels. This report recommends that an Enforcement Notice is served requiring the demolition of the dwelling and the reinstate of the site to the previous ground level

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Report DCL/19/17 considered the appropriate action to be taken regarding

the unauthorised erection of an independent dwelling and the raising of

ground levels within the rear garden of 87 Coast Drive Greatstone. No

planning permission has been granted for the erection of this dwelling or

the raising of land levels. This report recommended that an Enforcement

Notice is served requiring the demolition of the dwelling and the reinstate

of the site to the previous ground level.

 

Proposed by Councillor John Collier

Seconded by Councillor Jim Martin and

 

Resolved:

1.       To receive and note Report DCL/19/17.

2.       That delegated authority be given to the Chief Planning Officer to

serve an Enforcement Notice requiring the demolition of the single storey residential dwelling on the land and the lowering of the raised land back to the original land level that existed before the unauthorised development began, if the current application for a certificate of lawful development (existing) for the use of a building as annex accommodation is refused.

3.       That the Chief Planning Officer be given delegated authority to

determine the exact wording of the Notice.

4.       That the period of compliance with the Notice be (twelve) 12 months.

5.       That the Assistant Director - Governance, Law & Regulatory

Services be authorised to take such steps as are necessary,

including legal proceedings, to secure compliance with the Notice.

 

(Voting: For 12; Against 0; Abstentions 0)