Agenda item

A02 F/TH/21/1287 - 3 Viking Close, BIRCHINGTON.


PROPOSAL: Variation of condition 2 and 5 and removal of condition 3 of planning permission F/TH/20/1756 Erection of two storey three bedroom detached dwelling with associated access, parking and landscaping following demolition of existing bungalow to allow alterations to materials, boundary wall and gates.


Mr Jackson spoke in favour of the application.


It was proposed by the Chair and seconded by the Vice-Chair:


‘THAT the officer’s recommendation be adopted, namely:


That the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:


1  The proposed development shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted application as amended by the revised drawings numbered 006 Rev A, 007 Rev A, 008 Rev A, 009 Rev A, 010 Rev A, and 012 Rev A received 22 September 2021.



To secure the proper development of the area.


2  The development hereby permitted shall be constructed using Lithium 45 Grey bricks and white, grey and sand coloured, render,  in accordance with the details received 22 September 2021.



In the interests of visual amenity in accordance with Policy QD02 of the Thanet Local Plan.


 3  All hard and soft landscape works shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details. The works shall be carried out prior to the first occupation; of any part of the development, or in accordance with a programme of works to be agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority. Any trees or plants which within a period of 5 years from the completion of the development die, are removed or become seriously damaged or diseased, shall be replaced in the next planting season with others of a similar size and species.



In the interests of the visual amenities of the area and to adequately integrate the development into the environment in accordance with Policies QD02 and GI04 of the Thanet Local Plan


 4  The first floor window in the northern side elevation of the dwelling hereby approved serving the ensuite for bedroom 2 shall be provided and maintained with obscured glass to a minimum level of obscurity to conform to Pilkington Glass level 4 or equivalent and bottom hung; and shall be installed prior to the first occupation of the development hereby permitted and permanently retained thereafter.



To safeguard the residential amenities currently enjoyed by the occupiers of nearby residential properties in accordance with Policy QD03 of the Thanet Local Plan.


 5  The development hereby permitted shall be constructed to a high standard of energy efficiency to the equivalent of Level 4 of the Code for Sustainable Homes, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.



All new buildings and conversions of existing buildings must be designed to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and have resilience to function in a changing climate, in accordance with Policy QD01 of the Thanet Local Plan.


 6  The development hereby permitted shall be constructed in order to meet the required technical standard for water efficiency of 110litres/person/day, thereby Part G2 Part 36 (2b) of Schedule 1 Regulation 36 to the Building Regulations 2010, as amended, applies.



Thanet is within a water stress area as identified by the Environment Agency, and therefore new developments will be expected to meet the water efficiency optional requirement of 110litre /person/day, in accordance with Policy QD04 of the Thanet Local Plan.’


Upon being put to the vote, the motion was declared CARRIED.


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