Decision details

S/2537/16/PO - Steeple Morden (22-28 Ashwell Road)

Decision Maker: Planning Committee, Development and Conservation Control Committee (see also Planning Committee)

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


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The Committee agreed


1.     to revise the terms of the Legal Agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 associated with planning application S/2598/14/FL by modifying the tenure of the affordable housing element to one 2-bed affordable rented and one 2-bed shared ownership dwelling without altering the overall mixture of housing;


2.     to amend the Mortgage in Possession Clause (MIP), as requested by Bedford Pilgrims Housing Association (BPHA) and the trigger point in the Section 106 Agreement for entering into a contract with BPHA so that two open market dwellings could be occupied;


3.     to acknowledge the housing need in Steeple Morden and the district of South Cambridgeshire, and that the revised tenure split of one affordable rented and one Intermediate (Shared Ownership) dwelling is both appropriate and compliant  with Policy HG/3 of the adopted Local Development Framework 2007 and Policy H/9 of the emerging Local Plan; and

Publication date: 12/12/2016

Date of decision: 07/12/2016

Decided at meeting: 07/12/2016 - Planning Committee

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