Planning Committee - Wednesday, 22 November 2023 6.30pm

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

Contact: Julie Francis-Beard, Democratic Services Officer 


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 319 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 25 October 2023.


Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairpeson 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/23/1749 The Hawthorns (formally Dudley Farm), Matts Hill Road, Rainham, Gillingham pdf icon PDF 73 KB

Rainham South East Ward

Retrospective change of use of the land to allow the temporary siting of a mobile home for residential occupation.

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Planning application - MC/23/2038 5 High Bank, Rochester, Medway, ME1 2XJ pdf icon PDF 343 KB

Rochester East and Warren Wood Ward

Retrospective application for change of use from dwellinghouse (Class C3) to a residential care home (Class C2) for a single person - resubmission of MC/23/0088.

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Planning application - MC/23/1615 25 St Georges Road, Gillingham, Medway, ME7 1JG pdf icon PDF 486 KB

Gillingham North Ward

Retrospective application for the change of use from dwellinghouse (C3) to care home (C2).

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Planning application - MC/23/1726 32 Tennyson Road, Gillingham, Medway, ME7 5QD pdf icon PDF 403 KB

Gillingham South Ward

Construction of a single storey rear extension and insertion of dormer to rear and roof lights to front, to facilitate the change of use from dwellinghouse (Class C3) to 7 person House in Multiple Occupation (Sui Generis).

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Planning application - MC/23/1257 Keeper Barn, Upper Bush Road, Cuxton, Rochester pdf icon PDF 191 KB

Cuxton, Halling and Riverside Ward

Change of use and conversion of agricultural barn to a residential dwelling.

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Planning application - MC/23/1935 42 Chattenden Lane, Chattenden, Rochester, Medway pdf icon PDF 202 KB

Hoo St Werburgh and High Halstow Ward

Construction of a terrace of four x 3 bedroom dwelling houses with associated landscaping and parking - demolition of existing property (Resubmission of MC/21/1935).

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Performance Report - 1 July to 30 September 2023 pdf icon PDF 346 KB

This report is presented to the Planning Committee informing Members on current planning performance and the Local Plan.  The report covers the period from 1 July to 30 September 2023.


Report on Appeal Decisions - 1 July 2023 to 30 September 2023 pdf icon PDF 177 KB

This report is presented to the Planning Committee informing Members of appeal decisions from 1 July 2023 to 30 September 2023.


Revised Planning Enforcement Policy pdf icon PDF 131 KB

This report introduces a revised Planning Enforcement Policy.

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Additional Information - Supplementary Agenda Advice Sheet pdf icon PDF 131 KB


Additional Information - Presentation pdf icon PDF 4 MB