Planning Committee
Wednesday, 13 November 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 331 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 16 October 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/19/1770 - Land South of 1 Lyra Close Rainham, Gillingham pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Rainham Central


Construction of six 3-bedroom houses with associated car barn (demolition of existing storage building).

Additional documents:


Planning application MC/19/0575 - 1 Pepys Way, Strood, Rochester pdf icon PDF 156 KB

Strood North


Construction of a two storey extension to side and rear with single storey to front and rear and excavation works to basement level to facilitate 2  three- bedroom duplex flats over ground and basement level and 2 two-bedroomed flats at first floor level; engineering works to facilitate parking to front and rear and associated works.

Additional documents:


Planning application MC/19/2199 - 45 May Road, Rochester ME1 2HY pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Rochester East


Construction of a 2 bed dwelling to form an end of terrace with stepped access; associated parking and raised planter to front together with shed/cycle storage to rear.

Additional documents:


Performance Report 1 July 2019 - 30 September 2019 pdf icon PDF 465 KB

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


Report on Section 106 Agreement April - September 2019 pdf icon PDF 448 KB

This report informs Members on the amount of Section 106 funding received between April to September 2019 and sets out what the contributions must be spent on according to the Section 106 agreements.


Report on Appeal Decisions 1 July - 30 September 2019 pdf icon PDF 276 KB

This report informs Members of appeal decisions.  The summary of appeal decisions for those allowed or where decisions were made by the Committee contrary to officer recommendation is listed by ward in Appendix A.


Exclusion of the press and public pdf icon PDF 27 KB

This report summarises the content of agenda item 12, which, in the opinion of the proper officer, contains 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 document.


Section 215 Enforcement

This report details the action taken by the Environmental Enforcement Team (EET) with regard to section 215 issues in the last quarter 2018/19 and quarters 1 and 2 of 2019/2020.