You can submit a comment to us on planning applications in Medway online or in writing. We consult neighbours about planning applications and give people 21 days to comment on them.

To comment on an application:

  • search for the application you want to comment on
  • click ‘Make a Comment’
  • enter your comment
  • click ‘Submit’ or ‘Submit and Register’

Search for a planning application

What you can comment on

We can only consider comments that relate to planning matters.

These include:

  • design and appearance (should be high quality, in keeping with the property and street)
  • the effect on historic buildings, conservation areas and protected trees
  • the nearby effect on homes nearby, like loss of light, outlook, privacy and noise
  • any effect on vehicle, pedestrian or cycle safety

We can’t consider:

  • any private agreements made that may affect properties
  • Right to Light Act
  • loss of property value
  • spoiling your view
  • works that cross the boundary to your property
  • disturbance from building work

Comment in writing

You can also comment by writing to the case officer who is referenced on the letter or by emailing