Plans for a new development of 17 homes in Cumnock have been lodged with council officials - almost 20 years after approval was granted for 26 homes on the same site.

Viga Developments Ltd has applied to East Ayrshire Council seeking permission for the development on a site next to the Bute House care home, just off Barrhill Road.

The 17 homes would be a variation of three styles, all of them with three bedrooms.

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The previous application, by Springfield Homes Ltd, was submitted to the local authority in February 2005 and was granted following a meeting of the council's planning committee seven months later.

The latest application, submitted by the JKM Consultancy on behalf of the developer, is for a 'change of house type' from the original application that was given the green light almost two decades ago.

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An initial determination deadline has been set for Friday, May 3, according to the East Ayrshire Council website.

However, this may not necessarily be when a decision is made on the plans.

You can view the full application on East Ayrshire Council planning page by searching for application 24/0076/PP.