The High Weald AONB Partnership, which includes the 15 local planning authorities with land in the AONB, has drafted a Design Guide for new housing development in the High Weald.
Go to our Have Your Say page for details.
The Inspector will determine whether it has been prepared in accordance with the relevant legal requirements and that it is ‘sound’ i.e. positively prepared, justified, effective and consistent with national policy.
See Planning Matters page for details.
Meeting to discuss new eight-point Green Belt Manifesto
3565 District-wide comments were submitted in Regulation 19 (comments to the Government Planning Inspector) in response to the SDC Planning Advisory Committee’s decision and Cabinet approval of the Regulation 18 (Draft Local Plan) Consultation in November 2018.
On 26 March 2019, the Council approved the Proposed Submission Version of the Local Plan. The comments will be passed directly to the Planning Inspector and considered before the examination.
The Planning Inspector will take the final decision to approve the Local Plan at a public examination in Sevenoaks, most likely in the autumn.
Halstead Parish Council is hosting a Neighbourhood Plan presentation at Halstead Village Hall on Thursday 21 February, 7:00pm. See Events page for further information.
Sevenoaks District Council is currently uploading on to their website all the comments for Regulation 19 (the Final Local Plan) for submission to the Planning Inspector. Comments are still being uploaded so, if you don't see yours there yet, try again after a few days. So far, there are over 1600 comments relating to all sites in SDC.
You can search in chronological order on comment date, type (i.e. Policy number, e.g. ST1, ST2 etc) or respondent or choose a response number / Comment ID (LPSxxxx) or any comment containing a particular word string (e.g. Fort Halstead or Broke Hill).
A new planning application is being prepared to bring forward a comprehensive mixed-use regeneration of the Fort Halstead site. The developer, JTP, invites the community to complete a questionnaire on the proposals and email to community@JTP.co.uk by 4 February 2019.
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Click here to download a questionnaire
SDC has produced a form for anyone to respond to Regulation 19 (the Final Local Plan) which can be downloaded from SDC website. If you would like further advice on the form, or suggestions for completing the form, or would like a hard copy, please email email@example.com
HGBF Group will hold its next public meeting on Tuesday 22 January 2019, at 7:00 - 9:00 pm at Halstead Community Primary School, Otford Lane TN14 7EA.
Latest information on the proposals for Halstead, including the Final Local Plan (Regulation 19).
If there is any antisocial behaviour or nuisance on Broke Hill, the new security company monitoring the site is Prestige Guardians 01622 878306
The final consultation on the Local Plan is now open until 3 February 2019. See our Planning Matters page for more information
The SDC Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) met on 22 November 2018 and recommended which proposals to be retained and which should be dropped from the Local Plan. The SDC Cabinet adopted the recommendations of the SDC PAC at their meeting on 6 December. The final Consultation will run from 18 December to 3 February 2019. Please submit your representation to this consultation which will go directly to the Inspector. We shall provide more information when we have it.