Core Strategy Local Plan Review consultation

We're undertaking an early review of the adopted Core Strategy Local Plan and welcome your comments


The consultation starts on Thursday 29 March 2018 and concludes on Friday 18 May 2018. To view and comment on the plan visit our consultation portal Alternatively, download, complete and return the word icon representation form [161kb].

The Local Plan Review is a planning document which sets out the development strategy for the district to 2036-37. It is an update of the adopted 2013 Core Strategy Local Plan and continues to include policies for strategic development sites but also introduces proposed policies for a new Garden Settlement and additional sites in Sellindge in the North Downs Area. It is accompanied by the Sustainability Appraisal and Habitats Regulations Assessment.

Call for sites

We've opened up a fresh call for sites to run concurrently alongside the consultation.

Should you wish to submit an alternative site, that has not previously been submitted for consideration as part of the Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA), then please complete and return word icon this form [203kb].

This could include land suitable for housing (strategic sites with capacity for 250+ sites only), gypsy and traveller pitches, employment, retail, leisure or other uses.

Public exhibitions

Monday 16 April 20183.00pm - 7.00pmCivic Centre, Folkestone
Tuesday 17 April 20183.00pm - 7.00pmCommunity Centre, Hawkinge
Thursday 19 April 20183.00pm - 7.00pmVillage Hall, Sellindge
Tuesday 24 April 20183.00pm - 7.00pmSports Pavilion, South Road, Hythe
Wednesday 25 April 20183.00pm - 7.00pm1st New Romney Scout Group HQ, Church Lane, New Romney

For more information, visit our Local Plan pages.