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71.

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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Minutes:

Councillor Georgina Treloar declared a voluntary announcement in respect of Minute 75, Folkestone Harbour, Harbour Approach Road, Folkestone, in that she historically had undertaken some copy writing work for food vendors on the Harbour Arm.     

72.

Minutes

To consider and approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 8 February 2022.

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Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting of 8 February 2022 were submitted, approved and signed by the Chairman.

 

73.

Minutes of the Licensing Sub-Committee

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 14 February 2022.

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Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 14 February 2022 were submitted, approved and signed by the Chairman.

 

74.

21/2178/FH - 6A, 6B, 8A and 8B Defiant Close, Hawkinge, Folkestone, CT18 7SU

Alterations and change of use of 6A, 6B, 8A and 8B Defiant Close from commercial uses (Classes A1, A2, A3 and B1) to residential (Class C3) creating 6 no. apartments

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Alterations and change of use of 6A, 6B, 8A and 8B Defiant Close from commercial uses (Classes A1, A2, A3 and B1) to residential (Class C3) creating 6 no. apartments.

 

Mr Chris Johnson, a local resident spoke against the application.

Mr Chris Hawkins, the agent, spoke on the application.

 

Proposed by Councillor Wimble

Seconded by John Collier, and with agreement, further amended by Councillor Jim Martin, and then

 

RESOLVED:

 

That consideration of this application be deferred for the submission of further information, in particular regarding whether the properties had been made available to lease. And, in addition, for officers to obtain information and report back on the headlease arrangements for the building. 

 

 (Voting figures: 8 for, 2 against, 1 abstention).

 

75.

21/1493/FH - Folkestone Harbour, Harbour Approach Road, Folkestone, CT20 1QH

Temporary planning permission for a period of 4 years for the stationing of a shepherd’s hut to provide food and drinks (sui generis use).

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Minutes:

Retrospective temporary planning permission for a period of 4 years for the stationing of a shepherd’s hut to provide food and drinks (sui generis use).

 

Mr Paulo Kingston-Correia, the applicant spoke on the application.

 

Proposed by Councillor Mrs Hollingsbee

Seconded by Councillor Philip Martin, 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 figures: 8 for, 2 against, 1 abstention).

 

76.

21/1492/FH Folkestone Harbour, Pedestrian Area,The Stade, Folkestone CT20 1QH

Erection of 6 pitches to be used by mobile units along with electric cabinets for power supply.

 

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Minutes:

Erection of 6 pitches to be used by mobile units along with electric cabinets for power supply.

 

Mr Roy Gill, a local resident spoke against the application.

Councillor Mary Lawes, spoke against the application on behalf of Folkestone Town Council.

Mr Paulo Kingston-Correia, the applicant spoke on the application.

 

 

Proposed by Councillor Jim Martin

Seconded by Councillor Jackie Meade, and

 

RESOLVED:

That planning permission be refused on the grounds that (i) the application would bring about an unacceptable increase in obstruction to pedestrians on The Stade, with consequent harm to users of the highway. (ii) The application would have an unacceptable impact on residential amenity by virtue of smells and cooking odours; and (iii) The establishment of these food outlets would harm the special character of the conservation area.    

 

(Voting figures: 7 for, 0 against, 4 abstentions).