Planning Committee
Wednesday, 24 July 2019 6.30pm

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

Contact: Ellen Wright, Democratic Services Officer 

No. Item


Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 448 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 26 June 2019.


Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairman will announce any late items which do not appear on the main agenda but which 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/19/0038 - Bardell Terrace, Rochester, Kent ME1 1NG pdf icon PDF 991 KB



Residential - led mixed use development comprising 331 residential units, non-residential floor space comprising 1,894 sqm of Class A1, A2, A3, A5 and D2 floorspace associated car parking (258 car parking spaces and 8 on street spaces) landscaping, engineering works, highway works to the junction of Corporation Street and High Street and alterations to pedestrian crossing - Including demolition of all buildings on site apart from the buildings East of Furrells Road fronting onto the High Street which is proposed to be partially demolished.

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Planning application - MC/19/0907 - Fenn Bell Inn, Ratcliffe Highway, St Mary Hoo, Rochestyer pdf icon PDF 170 KB



Extension of the zoo to include the introduction of an overflow car parking site with footpath access to main site, provision of new animal enclosures and construction of a new private access on to Fenn Street.  Erection of 5 timber frame detached structures (including a two bedroomed live/work unit). Removal of redundant buildings and containers. Variation of opening hours (including 30 days per annum to be later opening).


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Planning application - MC/19/0797 - 4, 16, 20 and 22 High Street, Rainham, Gillingham pdf icon PDF 222 KB

Rainham Central


Construction of a block of 54 retirement living apartments comprising of 37 one bedroom and 17 two bedroom apartments with associated communal facilities, access, car parking and landscaping (Demolition of existing 4 residential plots).

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Planning application - MC/18/2437 - Land West of 65 Layfield Road, Gillingham ME7 2QY pdf icon PDF 160 KB

Gillingham North


Construction of five 3 bedroom houses with carports, associated parking and access driveway together with parking spaces retained for use of the residents.


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Planning application - MC/19/0273 - Garage Block rear of 15 - 17 Doddington Road, Twydall, Gillingham pdf icon PDF 203 KB



Demolition of 26 lock up garages and construction of five 3-bedroom town houses with associated parking and refuse storage (resubmission of MC/18/0683) with on-site parking for 13 cars.


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Planning application - MC/19/1070 - 126 Hempstead Road, Hempstead, Gillingham pdf icon PDF 186 KB

Hempstead and Wigmore


Demolition of existing bungalow/storage building and shed to facilitate the construction of 2 semi-detached houses - Resubmission of MC/18/3061.

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Planning application - MC/18/3347 - Land rear of Walnut Tree Farm, Grain Road, Lower Stoke, Rochester pdf icon PDF 183 KB



Construction of three 3-bedroom detached bungalows with associated parking/car ports (demolition of existing buildings) together with the erection of 2.2m high fencing (solid plus trellis) and an additional vehicular crossover.

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Planning application - MC/19/1044 - Land adjacent to Fenn House Farm, Fenn Street, St Mary Hoo, Rochester pdf icon PDF 90 KB



Demolition of the existing buildings and construction of 2 no. semi-detached 3-bed dwellings with vehicle crossover and associated parking, amenity space and landscaping.

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Planning application - MC/19/0394 - Land rear of 56 - 60 Town Road, Cliffe Woods, Rochester ME3 8JJ pdf icon PDF 172 KB

Strood Rural


Construction of a detached chalet bungalow with parking and access via Milton Avenue.


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Planning application - MC/19/1022 - 142 Snodhurst Avenue, Horsted, Chatham pdf icon PDF 217 KB

Rochester South and Horsted


Engineering works to facilitate the construction of a 3 bedroom dwelling with integral garage; associated parking and amenity space - demolition of detached out building to the rear.


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Planning application - MC/19/1146 - 44 Woodlands Road, Gillingham ME7 2BQ pdf icon PDF 85 KB



Conversion of existing car workshop (Class C3) to a 5-bedroom dwelling house with associated external alterations including construction of dormer windows incorporating Juliet balconies to East elevation together with Juliet balcony to South elevation and parking area.



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Planning application - MC/19/1084 - 48 The Causeway, St Marys Island, Chatham pdf icon PDF 187 KB



Retrospective application for the construction of a retaining wall to rear.

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