PLANS for 40 new homes on the edge of Farndon has led to objections from residents and parish councillors.
The development has been put forward near Barnston Mews by the trustees of the Barnston Estate.
Planning officers at Cheshire West and Chester Council have been told outline permission is being sought for the new-build, which would include 16 affordable homes.
The issue has been called in to the borough’s planning committee by Farndon councillor Howard Greenwood due to the concerns expressed by local people.
Planners have had 70 representations from residents raising a range of issues, including the fact a Neighbourhood Plan is being prepared for the village.
No objections have been raised by the highways authority, subject to a £10,000 contribution from the developers for traffic measures, as the homes would be within easy walking distance of the village.
The development would make a valuable contribution to the supply of housing in the borough, planners believe, and would have a good mix of houses.
The application is recommended for permission subject to 18 conditions and a legal agreement to a meeting of the committee at HQ in Chester on Tuesday at 5.30pm.