Previously approved plans for 167 homes in North Hykeham will go before councillors again to consider a reduction in affordable housing.
North Kesteven District Council approved the proposals from Tennyson Homes for land off Cleveland Avenue at a meeting in Sleaford in January 2017, despite traffic concerns raised by councillors.
The homes have been designed around a main loop road extending from Cleveland Avenue around to Hambleton Avenue.
However, the development will now go before the Planning Sub-Committee again after the developers applied to reduce the amount of affordable housing from 35% to 20%.
The development sat within the now withdrawn 2007 North Kesteven Local Plan, which required the provision of 35% affordable housing, equating to 58 homes.
This has been replaced by the Lincoln Strategy Area, with the level of affordable housing now set at 20% or 33 homes.
Contribution towards education facilities in the area is also proposed to come down from £915,772 to £428,505, which would only go to primary provision.
Secondary school and sixth form improvements are now funded through a Community Infrastructure Levy, with the developers asked to make a payment of £335,000 to this.
Other recommended payments to be discussed by councillors are:
- £350,000 towards the Lincoln Southern Bypass or local projects if the bypass is not built
- £70,975 to enhance medical facilities in North Hykeham
- £131,170 for sports and leisure facilities in the town
Councillors on North Kesteven District Council’s Planning Sub-Committee are recommended to approve the changes at a meeting on Tuesday, March 13.