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No. Item


Apologies for absence


Substitute Councillors


Declaration of any interests by Councillors or Officers

TO RECEIVE any declarations for the following in so far as they relate to the business for the meeting:-


a.       Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

b.       Other Significant Interests (what were previously thought of as non-pecuniary Prejudicial interests)

c.       Voluntary Announcements of Other Interests


Voluntary Announcements of Other Interests not required to be disclosed as DPI’s or OSI’s, ie announcements made for transparency reasons alone, such as:

         Membership of outside bodies that have made representations on agenda items, or

         Where a Councillor knows a person involved, but does not have a close association with that person, or

         Where an item would affect the well-being of a Councillor, relative, close associate, employer, etc but not his/her financial position.


[Note: an effect on the financial position of a Councillor, relative, close associate, employer, etc; OR an application made by a Councillor, relative, close associate, employer, etc, would both probably constitute either an OSI or in some cases a DPI].



Public participation

If any member of the public wishes to speak on any item / planning application for the meeting they must give notice to Democratic Services by 12.30pm on Monday, 9 December 2019.


It is the usual practice of the Committee to allow any public speakers to be heard immediately before the consideration of the relevant application / item.


Further information about public participation and the procedure at the meeting is included at the end the agenda or from the Council’s website here.



Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 12 November 2019 Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 79 KB

TO RECEIVE the minutes of the above meeting.


Requests by Councillors for site inspections or for the deferral of applications

TO CONSIDER AND DETERMINE any requests by Councillors for site visits for particular applications reported below or for the deferral of applications.


The Committee will need to be satisfied as to the planning reasons before agreeing any site visits.


No debate will take place at the meeting on any planning applications deferred for a site inspection.


Application No. CA//19/01498/FUL - Sweech Farm, Herne Bay Road, Sturry, CT3 4NG pdf icon PDF 342 KB

Proposed erection of 4 no. dwellings and reinstatement of former Grade II-listed Oast/Stable building to create additional dwelling; together with associated parking and landscaping.


Recommendation: REFUSE


Planning Officer: Oliver Ansell

Additional documents:


Application No. CA//18/02408/FUL - Land South of Joseph Wilson Industrial Estate, Millstrood Road, Whitstable pdf icon PDF 677 KB

Proposed 40 units to provide 7619 sq. metres of floor space for light industrial, general industrial, storage/distribution, builder's merchants and including a replacement retail unit, together with associated parking, servicing areas, landscaping and drainage balancing pond, following demolition of the existing unit 44.


Recommendation: GRANT with conditions


Planning Officer: Joanna Dymowska


Additional documents:


Application No. CA//19/01177/VAR - Shillings Yard, Parham Road, Canterbury pdf icon PDF 815 KB

Variation of conditions 11 (travel plan) and 12 (occupation) of planning permission CA/15/01938/VAR for the erection of five blocks of student accommodation (297 beds) comprising 60 cluster flats and 65 studio apartments with communal facilities, parking and cycle storage (Outline application); to allow the proposed scheme complies with the updated Travel Plan and the premises to be occupied during the summer months where accommodation is currently left vacant by students.


Recommendation: SECTION 101 GRANT subject to a legal agreement


Planning Officer: Oliver Ansell

Additional documents:


Application No. CA//19/01882/FUL - 18 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2RA pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Application for listed building consent for installation of a wall mounted CCTV camera.


Recommendation: GRANT with conditions


Planning Officer: Kelly Tonkin

Additional documents:


Planning Appeals - Decisions pdf icon PDF 55 KB

TO NOTE the decisions on planning appeals.


Any other urgent business to be dealt with in public


Any other urgent business which falls under the exempt provisions of the Local Government Act 1972 or the Freedom of Information Act 2000 or both

It will be necessary to pass a resolution to exclude the press and public for any urgent confidential business under this item.