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Venue: Meeting Room 9 - Level 3, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4TR

Contact: Ellen Wright, Democratic Services Officer 

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Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 21 November 2018.


Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairman will announce any late items which do not appear on the main agenda but which he/she has agreed should be considered by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the report. 


Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Other Significant Interests pdf icon PDF 211 KB

Members are invited to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct.  Guidance on this is set out in agenda item 4.



Planning application - MC/18/2505 - Rochester Airport, Maidstone Road, Chatham, Medway pdf icon PDF 348 KB

Rochester South and Horsted


Demolition of existing buildings (including control tower, old clubhouse two portacabins housing the airport office and Skytrek office) and construction of a new control tower and hub building, ancillary car park, family viewing area and associated engineering operations.


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Planning application - MC/18/2509 - Rochester Airport, Maidstone Road, Chatham, Medway pdf icon PDF 310 KB

Rochester South and Horsted


Relocation of two helipads within the airport to include the provision of landing pads together with the decommissioning of an existing helipad.

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Planning application - MC/17/4357 - Greatfield Lodge, Darnley Road, Strood, Rochester pdf icon PDF 333 KB

Strood South


Proposed part demolition of existing communal facilities block and addition of first floor to create a two-storey building (block 3), addition of new storey to block 1 to create a three/four storey building and extension to front and external staircase to block 2 and other associated works to facilitate conversion of Greatfield Lodge Residential Hostel into 14 one bed and 10 two bed residential self contained flats including creation of an access road onto the site from Hawthorn Road and inclusion of derelict land to the rear of No. 276 Hawthorn Road to form part of the overall site.

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Planning application - MC/18/2171 - Beechcroft, Capstone Road, Lordswood, Chatham pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Hempstead and Wigmore


Construction of a 4 bedroom detached bungalow with associated parking, access, engineering and landscaping works.

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Planning application - MC/18/1405 - Keepers Barn, Upper Bush Farm, Upper Bush Farm Road, Cuxton pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Cuxton and Halling


Change of use of redundant agricultural barn to a residential dwelling.

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Planning application - MC/18/2819 - 37 Thornham Road, Twydall, Gillingham, Medway pdf icon PDF 131 KB



Construction of a single storey side extension (fronting Thornham Road).

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Exclusion of the press and public pdf icon PDF 90 KB

This report summarises the content of agenda items 12 – 14, which, in the opinion of the proper officer, contain exempt information within one of the categories in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972. It is a matter for the Committee to determine whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of these documents.


Enforcement Proceedings

This report informs the Committee of those enforcement proceedings during the period 1 January – 30 June 2018.


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Derelict Buildings

This report informs Members of the action taken by the Derelict Building Officer with regard to key buildings and associated land in the Medway area during the period 1 July – 31 October 2018.



Section 215 Enforcement

This report details the action taken by the Environmental Enforcement Team (EET) with regard to section 215 issues in the first two quarters 2018/19.