Planning Committee
Wednesday, 21 August 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 262 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 24 July 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/19/1300 - Land West of Elm Avenue and South of Broadwood Road, Chattenden, Rochester pdf icon PDF 506 KB

Strood Rural


Application for approval of reserved matters being access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale pursuant to planning permission MC/18/0620 - Outline application with all matters reserved for construction of up to 63 dwellings alongside associated parking, access, infrastructure, engineering, landscaping works and creation of publicly accessible open space.

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Planning application - MC/19/1299 - Land West of Elm Avenue and South of Broadwood Road, Chattenden, Rochester pdf icon PDF 504 KB

Strood Rural


Construction of 6 no. dwellings, associated access, infrastructure, parking and landscaping -  Demolition of the existing building.

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Planning application - MC/18/2331 - 13 - 17 Church Street, Chatham ME4 4BT pdf icon PDF 264 KB



Outline application with some matters reserved (appearance and landscaping) for demolition of existing buildings and construction of a part six/part seven storey building and a part four/part five-storey building to accommodate three retail units at ground floor level and twenty-one residential flats on the upper levels.

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Planning application - MC/18/3209 - Land rear of 12 New Road Avenue (fronting Gundolph Road) Chatham ME4 6BB pdf icon PDF 245 KB



Construction of a part three storey part four storey block comprising of ten 1-bedroom self-contained flats with associated parking, access and amenity area.

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Planning application - MC/19/0658 - Land West of Merryboys Farmhouse, Cooling Common, Cliffe Woods ME3 7TP pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Strood Rural


Application for approval of reserved matters being appearance, layout and scale for Plot 2 pursuant to planning permission MC/17/3572 - Outline application for six self-build detached houses with all matters reserved except access and landscaping.


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Planning application - MC/19/0050 - 32 Carpenters Close, Rochester ME1 2QH pdf icon PDF 224 KB

Rochester South and Horsted


Demolition of existing dwelling and outbuildings and construction of 4 two-bedroom dwellings, comprising of 2 pairs of semi-detached dwellings together with associated parking and landscaping.

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Planning application - MC/18/1666 - 4A Luton Road, Luton Chatham pdf icon PDF 326 KB

Luton and Wayfield


Construction of extension to rear across 4 storeys with alterations to the roof space and replacement of shopfront with entrance door and windows to facilitate conversion into 6 no. one bedroom flats and 1 no. two bedroom flats with associated cycle and bin storage.

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Planning application - MC/19/1383 - Former Rochabite Hall, Queens Road, Gillingham pdf icon PDF 275 KB

Gillingham South


Construction of a pair of 3-bedroom semi-detached houses and three 2-bedroom detached bungalows with associated parking.

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Planning application - MC/19/1474 - 24 High Street, Brompton, Gillingham pdf icon PDF 309 KB



Change of use from retail shop to dog groomers and doggy day crèche.

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Planning application - MC/19/1210 - 43 Georgian Way, Wigmore, Gillingham pdf icon PDF 167 KB

Hempstead and Wigmore


Construction of an outbuilding to rear for use as a hairdressing salon - demolition of the existing garage.

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Planning application - MC/19/1589 - 2 Beresford Avenue, Rochester ME1 2QU pdf icon PDF 223 KB

Rochester South and Horsted


Construction of a single storey rear extension following demolition of existing rear projection and conservatory.

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Planning application - MC/19/0270 - 33 Goddington Road, Strood, Rochester pdf icon PDF 304 KB

Strood North


Construction of a gable end to facilitate additional living accommodation with Juliette balcony . Two new window openings to first floor elevation & replacement window to existing ground floor.

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Performance Report: 1 April 2019 to 30 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 563 KB

This report is presented quarterly to committee informing members on current Planning performance and the Local Plan.


Report on Appeal Decisions: 1 April to 30 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 418 KB

This report informs Members of appeal decisions.