Decisions Register

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Decisions published

21/11/2023 - TWBC Response to Maidstone Borough Council's Local Plan Review Main Modifications Consultation ref: 2830    Decision Made

This reports relates to TWBC’s response to a consultation by Maidstone Borough Council on its Main Modifications to the Maidstone Local Plan Review Regulation 19 Document, currently at examination.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing and Planning

Decision published: 21/11/2023

Effective from: 29/11/2023

Decision:

RESOLVED –

 

1.    That the current consultation on Maidstone Borough Council’s Local Plan Main Modifications Consultation be noted; and

 

2.    That the responses/comments set out in the table of TWBC officer comments presented in Appendix A be submitted (on or before 13 November 2023), as Tunbridge Wells Borough Council’s representations to Maidstone Borough Council’s Local Plan Review Main Modifications consultation be approved.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gwenda Bradley


14/11/2023 - Upgrading of Children's Play Area at Hawkenbury Recreation Ground - Release of s106 Contributions ref: 2829    Decision Made

To release s106 funds totalling £123,826.44 for the provision of improved facilities at Hawkenbury recreation ground, including improvement works to the existing children’s play area and the basketball area. 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sport, Leisure and Health

Decision published: 14/11/2023

Effective from: 22/11/2023

Decision:

RESOLVED - That pursuant to planning application reference 16/07023/HYBRID Hollyfields, Hawkenbury Farm (and subsequent Deeds of Variation and updated use agreement), s106 funding totalling £123,826.44 be committed and released for improvement works to the existing children’s play area and the basketball area at Hawkenbury Recreation Ground be approved.

 

Application References:

16/07023/HYBRID £80,000 - £108,643.82 After indexation

(DOV5 18/03951) 16/07023/HYBRID £2,723.44 - £3,698.56 After indexation

(DOV6 19/02927) 16/07023/HYBRID £680.86 - £924.64 After indexation

(DOV8 20/01306) 16/07023/HYBRID £8,851.18 - £10,559.42 After indexation.

 


 

Wards affected: Park;

Lead officer: Gary Stevenson


13/11/2023 - Local Development Scheme (LDS): Update ref: 2828    Decision Made

This report sets out details of an updated Local Development Scheme (LDS). The LDS sets out details of the planning policy documents that the Council has adopted, is presently preparing and those that it intends to prepare, including those which form the Development Plan. It is intended to provide information to local residents and other interested parties to help them participate in the plan-making process. It gives details about:

-       The documents the Council will be preparing;

-       The subject matter and geographical area to which these documents relate; and

-       The timetable for their preparation and adoption.

The LDS will update and replace the current LDS dated October 2021. The LDS update (December 2023) taking effect, is dependent upon the decision of Full Council on 13 December 2023, on the new Local Plan and the Council’s response to the initial findings of the Local Plan Examination Inspector. 


Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing and Planning

Decision published: 13/11/2023

Effective from: 21/11/2023

Decision:

RESOLVED – That the Local Development Scheme (December 2022) as shown in Appendix A comes into effect from 14 December 2023 and be published on the Council’s website be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ellen Gilbert


08/11/2023 - TWBC Response to Public Consultation on the Draft High Weald AONB Management Plan 2024-2029 ref: 2827    Decision Made

This report is a Portfolio Holder report to sign off TWBC’s formal response to the public consultation on the Draft High Weald AONB Management Plan, which is to be consulted upon in September/October 2023.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing and Planning

Decision published: 08/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023

Decision:

RESOLVED – That the table of comments attached at Appendix A be submitted as Tunbridge Wells Borough Council’s formal representations on the public consultation version of the draft High Weald AONB Management Plan 2024-2029 for the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Scully