Outline plans for 250 homes in Fenland town get green-light subject to conditions and developer contributions
Plans for nearly 250 homes in a Fenland town have been approved by Fenland District Council, despite objections from local councillors.
Wednesday's (3) planning committee saw members of Fenland's planning committee agree with an officer's recommendation to approve the application for up to 248 homes on farmland close to Jack's supermarket in Chatteris.
The approval for the Womb Farm development is outline only, with delegated powers being given to the council's head of planning to sort out planning conditions and terms of the S106 agreement - the contributions the developer is expected to make towards the cost of amenities.
A report to the committee explained the application by Triman Dev (UK) Ltd/Robertson Strategic Asset Man Ltd was before members because the officer's recommendation to approve went against Chatteris Town Council's opinion that it should be refused.
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