Planning Committee - Wednesday, 23 June 2021 6.30pm

Venue: St George's Centre, Pembroke Road, Chatham Maritime, Chatham ME4 4UH

Contact: Ellen Wright, Democratic Services Officer 


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 105 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 26 May 2021.


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 371 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/20/1180 - 89 Ingram Road, Gillingham, ME7 1SH pdf icon PDF 278 KB

Gillingham North


Construction of a block comprising of three 1-bedroom and six 2-bedroom flats with associated parking, cycle and refuse store.


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Planning application - MC/21/0440 - Medway Bridge Marina, Manor Lane, Rochester, Borstal pdf icon PDF 484 KB

Rochester West


Construction of a four-storey building with undercroft parking comprising of forty 2-bedroom apartments together with new vehicle access from Manor Lane and associated landscaping


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Planning application - MC/20/1867 - Land North of Commissioner's Road, Strood, Rochester pdf icon PDF 610 KB

Strood North


Application for approval of reserved matters being appearance, layout and scale pursuant to planning permission MC/16/4268 - for the construction of 123no. dwellings including earthworks to create development levels, new internal access roads, car parking, drainage and associated landscaping and infrastructure in accordance with Conditions 1, 6, 7, 22 and 28 of Outline planning permission MC/16/4268 (Outline planning application with all matters reserved except means of access from Commissioners Road for up to 130 residential dwellings).

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Planning application - MC/21/0323 - Land South of View Road, Cliffe Woods, Rochester pdf icon PDF 373 KB

Strood Rural


Application for approval of reserved matters being appearance, landscaping, layout  and scale and the discharge of conditions 1 (Approval of details), 5 (Materials), 6 (Landscaping), 7 (Landscape management plan), 16 (Flood risk), 18 (Parking) and 20 (Electric charging points) pursuant to Outline planning permission MC/16/3742 (Allowed under appeal reference APP/A2280/W/18/3202264) - for construction of 50 retirement homes comprising a 2/3 storey block of apartments and single storey bungalows with ancillary meeting room, gymnasium, office, parking and garaging.


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Planning application - MC/21/0445 - Buddys View, Perry Hill, Cliffe, Rochester pdf icon PDF 147 KB

Strood Rural


Change of use of land to provide for the stationing of 3no. additional caravans, extension of existing hardstanding and associated planting and parking.

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Planning application - MC/21/0332 - Garages Adjacent To No.53 Danson Way, Norfolk Close, Rainham, Gillingham pdf icon PDF 1011 KB



Redevelopment to provide two 3 bed dwelling houses with associated car parking spaces and amenity space - Demolition of garaging units (19no.).

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Planning application - MC/20/3293 - 18 Broom Hill Road and Land to rear, Strood, Rochester ME2 3LE pdf icon PDF 780 KB

Strood North


Variation of condition 4 of planning permission MC/19/1708 to enable minor material amendments to raise ground levels of lowest part of site by 0.9m to create a more level development and to improve on FFL in relation to flood levels. Introduce a small sleeper retaining wall as a border to gardens to increase garden sizes. Minor adjustments layouts and roof heights for all dwellings. Slight increase to building footprint to make Houses 2-5, 4 beds.  Slight increase to building footprints of House 6-8 to make them 3 beds. Shifting House 1 to the South and alteration to make a 4 bed, moving parking space 3 and 4 to correlate better with House 2 and to give space for visitor parking spaces. Adjustment to site entrance to locate parking spaces allocated for no 18 next to no 18 and to improve size of House 8 garden.


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Planning application - MC/21/0607 - 264 Napier Road, Gillingham ME7 4HL pdf icon PDF 249 KB

Gillingham South


Change of use from warehouse and retail to MOT centre including car servicing and repairs.

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Planning application - MC/21/0692 - 266 Hempstead Road, Hempstead, Gillingham pdf icon PDF 478 KB

Hempstead and Wigmore


Proposed alterations of an existing bungalow to form new access from The Paddock and construction a new 4bed/5person detached house in the front garden. All with associated vehicular parking areas.

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Planning application - MC/21/0903 - Charwood, 239 Walderslade Road, Walderslade, Chatham pdf icon PDF 759 KB



Demolition of existing dwelling and construction of a terrace of three 3-bedroom dwellings and two 3-bedroom detached dwellings, with associated parking.

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Planning application - MC/21/0969 - Visitor Centre, 95 High Street, Rochester pdf icon PDF 799 KB

Rochester West


Installation of an ATM to recessed front elevation.

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Additional information - Supplementary Agenda Advice Sheet pdf icon PDF 2 MB