Proposal for a Public Path Diversion KM94

1021964 - 19-041-SK010 - PROW Diversion Plan (Updated).pdf

Ask for: Patricia Finch

Our ref: M013342
E-mail: patricia.finch@Midkent.gov.uk
Direct Dial: 01622 602341
Date: 27th September 2021

Dear Sir/Madam

PROPOSAL FOR A PUBLIC PATH DIVERSION ORDER UNDER

SECTION 257 AND PARAGRAPH 1 OF SCHEDULE 14 OF THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990

MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL (FOOTPATH No. KM94)

LOCATION:- BICKNOR FARM SUTTON ROAD OTHAM KENT ME17 3NG

Maidstone Borough Council has received an application for the diversion of Public Footpath KM94. The proposed diversion of the footpath is necessary to enable development in accordance with planning permission to be carried out, namely:

19/503912/FULL | Development of the site with 302 dwellings, parking, access, amenity space, landscaping and associated works.

20/503350/SUB | Submission of details pursuant to conditions 14 (details of proposed slab levels and existing site levels), 15 (surface water drainage scheme), 16 (contamination scheme), 17 partial discharge (archaeological field evaluation/safeguarding measures), 18 (updated Landscape and Ecological Management Plan for Phase 1), 19 (badger mitigation and monitoring strategy), 20 (amended plan showing alternative location for any SUDS features near to diverted footpath), 31 (amended plan showing a path link to the west which is located outside the ancient woodland buffer), and 33 (details of on-site reptile receptor site), of application 19/503912/FULL. |

Please find enclosed a copy of the draft order plan. Drawing No. 19-041-SK010 Rev A

Your views on this proposal are welcomed and sought in advance of the formal consultation process. Please ensure any comments you wish to make are received by the Council
by 25th October 2021 and are made in writing to Head of Legal Services Maidstone Borough Council Maidstone House, King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6JQ. Or via email at legalqueries@midkent.gov.uk. (please quote the reference shown above in the subject line of your email) This email address is checked daily, and any appropriate information passed to the relevant Legal Officer.

If you wish to inspect the proposed new route please contact Mr. Vincent Wall on

m:07930 266486who will arrange for you to gain access.

Should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me on the details at the head of this letter. If I can deal with your query myself, I will do so. However, if your query is of a more specific planning nature, I will refer the matter to the Planning Officer with conduct of the overall planning application to which this footpath diversion order application relates.

Yours Sincerely

Patricia Finch

Legal Assistant (Planning)

Mid Kent Legal Services

For and on behalf of
Patricia Narebor

Head of Mid Kent Legal Services and Monitoring Officer