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Local Plan Review - Saved Policies
The full Local Plan Review written statement can be viewed below. Policies that were not saved under the March 2009 Direction from the Secretary of State or which were deleted on adoption of the Core Strategy Local Plan 2013, have been struck out in the text.

Para No. Policy No.
Introduction pdf
Context of the Plan 1.1-1.4
Background to the Plan 1.5-1.7
The Local Plan process 1.8-1.14
Starting points 1.15
General Aims 1.16
The Strategy 1.17
 
Sustainable Development pdf
Introduction 2.1-2.3
Aims & objectives 2.4-2.5
Appraisal of policies & proposals 2.6-2.7
Role of the Local Plan 2.8-2.11 SD1
 
Housing pdf
Introduction 3.1-3.4
Aims & objectives 3.5-3.6
Housing land supply to 2001 3.7-3.10
Housing land supply to 2011 3.11-3.22
Urban Capacity Study 3.23
New residential development 3.24 HO1
New site allocations 3.25-3.30 HO2
Land requirements beyond 2011 3.31-3.35 HO3
Affordable housing and dwelling mix 3.36-3.41 HO4, HO5
Local housing needs in rural areas 3.42 HO6
Loss of residential accommodation 3.43-3.44 HO7
Sub-division of properties into flats 3.45-3.46 HO8, HO9
Houses in multiple occupation 3.47-3.49 HO10
Supported accommodation 3.5 HO11
Sheltered housing 3.51 HO12
Special needs annexes 3.52 HO13
Gypsy site provision 3.53-3.55 HO14
New housing development – 3.56
Landscaping & amenity provision Plain Road, Folkestone 3.58 HO15
 
Employment pdf
Introduction 4.1-4.3
Aims & objectives 4.4-4.5
Employment land supply to 2011 4.6-4.8
Development in established employment sites 4.9-4.11 E1
New employment opportunities 4.12-4.25 E2
New offices in Folkestone town centre 4.26 E3
Loss of employment land 4.27 E4
Control of employment development 4.28-4.30 E5, E6
Promotion of small businesses 4.31-4.32 E6a
Bad neighbour development 4.33 E7
Extensive open storage 4.34-4.35 E8
 
Shopping pdf
Introduction 5.1-5.3
Aims & objectives 5.4-5.5
New retail development 5.6-5.9 S1, S2
Folkestone town centre 5.10-5.13
Primary & secondary shopping areas 5.14-5.20 S3, S4
Hythe town centre shopping area 5.21-5.23 S5
New Romney shopping area 5.24-5.26 S6
Local shopping areas 5.27-5.30 S7
Local centres, village shops and rural pubs 5.31-5.34 S8
 
Tourism pdf
Introduction 6.1-6.5
Aims & objectives 6.6-6.7
New tourist development 6.8-6.10 TM1
Visitor accommodation 6.11-6.13 TM2
Hotels 6.14 TM3
Caravan, camping and chalet sites 6.15-6.19 TM4, TM5
Tourism in rural areas 6.20-6.22 TM6
Specific development sites 6.23-6.28 TM7, TM8, TM9
 
Leisure & Recreation pdf
Introduction 7.1-7.4
Aims & objectives 7.5-7.6
Assessment of sports provision 7.7-7.14 LR1, LR2
Formal sport & recreation in the countryside 7.15-7.18 LR3
Cheriton Road sports ground / Folkestone Sports Centre 7.19-7.21 LR4
Folkestone Racecourse 7.22-7.25 LR5
Nickolls Quarry, Hythe 7.26
Coastal leisure & recreation 7.27-7.34 LR6, LR7
Public rights of way 7.35-7.36 LR8
Protection & provision of open space 7.37-7.41 LR9
Equipped play areas 7.42-7.45 LR10
Allotments 7.46 LR11
Protection of school playing fields 7.47 LR12
Dual use of school facilities 7.48 LR13
Southlands school, New Romney 7.49-7.50 LR14
Amusement facilities 7.52 LR15
 
Built Environment pdf
Introduction 8.1-8.2
Aims & objectives 8.3-8.4
Building design, layout & special needs annexes 8.5-8.7 BE1
Public art 8.8 BE2
Light spill in the countryside 8.9
Conservation areas 8.10-8.12 BE3, BE4
Listed buildings 8.13-8.15 BE5
Other buildings of special character 8.16 BE6
Archaeology 8.17-8.20 BE7
Building alterations & extensions 8.21 BE8
Shop fronts 8.22 BE9
Flyposting & advertisements 8.23-8.26 BE10
Housing density 8.27 BE11
Areas of special character 8.28 BE12
Urban open space 8.29 BE13
Communal gardens 8.3 BE14
Landscape & amenity 8.31-8.33 BE15, BE16, BE17
Historic parks & gardens 8.34 BE18
Area improvements 8.35
Urban renewal initiative 8.36-8.38
Street furniture 8.39
Development briefs 8.4
Land stability, Sandgate 8.41-8.42 BE19
 
Utilities pdf
Introduction 9.1-9.3
Aims & objectives 9.4-9.5
Infrastructure provision 9.6
Sewage & wastewater disposal 9.7-9.14 U1, U2, U3
Protection of ground & surface water resources 9.15-9.18 U4
Areas at risk from flooding 9.19-9.21 U5, U6
Sustainable urban drainage systems 9.22 U7
Coastal Erosion 9.23
Water supply & conservation 9.24-9.28 U8, U9
Electricity 9.29
Gas 9.30-9.31
Waste disposal & recycling 9.32-9.34 U10
Contaminated land 9.35 U10a
Major hazards 9.36
Telecommunications 9.37-9.42 U11, U12
Overhead cables 9.43-9.44 U13
Planning for renewable energy sources 9.45-9.48 U14
Light pollution 9.49 U15
Noise pollution 9.5 U16
 
Social and Community Facilities pdf
Introduction 10.1
Aims & objectives 10.2-10.3
Development contributions 10.4-10.7 SC1
Provision & protection of facilities 10.8-10.10 SC2, SC3
Education 10.11-10.14 SC4
Libraries 10.15-10.17 SC5
Health 10.18-10.20
Social Services 10.21
Nursing homes 10.22
Age Concern 10.23
Community centres & village halls 10.24 SC6
Seapoint Centre, Seabrook 10.25-10.26 SC7
Fire, police & ambulance services 10.27-10.29
Children's play areas 10.3
Single Regeneration Budget challenge fund 10.31-10.32
Cemetery provision 10.33
 
Transport pdf
Introduction 11.1
Aims & objectives 11.2-11.3
Integrated transport network 11.4-11.5
Transport strategy 11.6-11.8
Traffic management 11.9 TR1
Public transport 11.10-11.12 TR2, TR3
Channel Tunnel Rail Link 11.13-11.15
High speed rail services to Folkestone 11.16 TR4
Cycling 11.17-11.18 TR5
Walking 11.19 TR6
Major highway proposals 11.20-11.23 TR7, TR8
Roadside services 11.24-11.25 TR9
Westenhanger motorway service area 11.26 TR10
Access to the highway network 11.27 TR11
Car parking 11.28-11.29 TR12
Travel plans 11.3 TR13
Parking strategy – Folkestone 11.30-11.33 TR14
Hythe & Sandgate 11.34-11.35
Romney Marsh 11.36-11.37
Residents parking 11.38
Coach parking 11.39
Lydd Airport 11.40-11.41 TR15
Ferry Operations 11.42
 
Countryside pdf
Introduction 12.1-12.2
Aims & objectives 12.3-12.4
Development in the countryside 12.5-12.6 CO1
Rural settlement 12.7 CO2
Landscape 12.8-12.12 CO3, CO4, CO5
Heritage coast & undeveloped coast 12.13-12.16 CO6
Woodland 12.17 CO7
Environmental assessment 12.18-12.19
Nature conservation 12.20-12.31 CO8, CO9, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13
Rural lanes & roadside verges 12.32-12.33
Ministry of Defence land holdings 12.34
Dungeness 12.35-12.36 CO14
Agriculture 12.37-12.44 CO15, CO16, CO17, CO18
Re-use & adaptation of rural buildings 12.45 CO19
Dwelling extension & replacement 12.46-12.49 CO20, CO21
Horse keeping 12.50-12.53 CO22
Farm shops 12.54-12.55 CO23
Strategic landscaping at key development sites 12.56-12.57 CO24
Common lands & village greens 12.58 CO25
Minerals 12.60-12.63
New business development in the countryside 12.64
 
Folkestone Town Centre pdf
Introduction 13.1-13.3
Aim & objectives 13.4-13.5
Town centre redevelopment site – Bouverie Place 13.6-13.7 FTC1
Payers Park 13.8 FTC2
Ingles Manor / Jointon Road 13.9 FTC3
Folkestone seafront development sites 13.1
Port of Folkestone 13.11-13.13 FTC4
Marina & South Quay 13.14-13.15 FTC5
Folkestone seafront (south of Marine Parade) 13.16-13.22 FTC6
Undercliff site (north of Marine Parade) 13.23-13.24 FTC7
The Overcliff (formerly Leas Lift car park) 13.25-13.26 FTC8
Hotel Burstin 13.27 FTC9
Tram Road / Beach Street 13.28-13.29 FTC10
The Stade 13.3 FTC11
 
Monitoring and Review pdf
Performance indicators 14.1-14.2
Sustainability 14.3
Housing 14.4
Employment 14.5
Shopping 14.6
Tourism 14.7
Leisure & Recreation 14.8
Built Environment 14.9
Utilities 14.1
Social & Community Facilities 14.11
Transport 14.12
Countryside 14.13
Folkestone Town Centre 14.14
 
Glossary
 
Appendices
Appendix 1: Relevant Structure Plan policies
Appendix 2: Housing sites for 5 or more dwellings
Appendix 3: Conversions to self-contained flats
Appendix 4: Houses in multiple occupation
Appendix 5: Shop front design guidance
Appendix 6: KCC vehicle parking standards
Appendix 7: Scheduled ancient monuments
Appendix 8: Countryside designation schedules
Appendix 9: Open space standards & provision
Appendix 10: Development Contributions