Main Changes to Local Plan 2030

NEW APPENDIX 6 - LOCAL PLAN MONITORING INDICATORS (MC106)

Appendix 6 - Monitoring Framework (to be inserted after Appendix 5)

Housing Indicators

Indicator Objective

Local Plan Policies

Indicators

Target

Data Source

Net Housing Growth

SP1 (a) – Strategic Objectives

SP1 (f) – Strategic Objectives

SP2 – The Strategic Approach to Housing Delivery

i. Net annual dwelling completions

ii. Cumulative net additional dwelling completions over the plan period

iii. Total extant permissions

·         Under construction

·         Not Started

Total Requirement 2011-2030: 16,120

2017-2030: 12,943

Annual Housing Information Audit (HIA)

Location of new housing growth

SP2 – The Strategic Approach to Housing Delivery

HOU3a– Residential windfall development within settlements

HOU5 – Residential windfall development in the countryside

SP5 – Ashford Town centre

 

Net annual dwelling completions by area:

i.              Ashford Town Centre

ii.             Ashford Urban Area

iii.            Urban extensions

iv.           Tenterden

v.             Rural Settlements

vi.           Countryside

SP2 – Table 1

Annual Housing Information Audit (HIA)

Allocation Vs Windfall Delivery

SP2 – The Strategic Approach to Housing Delivery

HOU3a – Residential windfall development within settlements

Net Annual dwelling completions on:

i.              Allocated sites

ii.             Chilmington Green

iii.            Windfall Sites –

Total

a.    Prior Approval – Office to Residential

b.    Prior Approval – Agricultural to Residential  

As set by the Housing Trajectory

Annual Housing Information Audit (HIA)

Affordable Housing

HOU1 – Affordable Housing

Net annual affordable housing completions on major sites* by tenure and area:

i.              Ashford Town

ii.             Ashford Hinterlands

iii.            Rest of Borough

As set by Table in Policy HOU1

Annual Housing Information Audit (HIA)

Custom and Self Build

HOU6 – Self and custom build development

SP1 (f) – Strategic Objectives

i.              % of custom and self build plots provided on sites over 40 dwellings in Ashford and Tenterden

ii.             % of custom and self build plots provided on sites over 20 dwellings in villages and rural areas

iii.            Plots returned unsold (annual)

iv.           Annual borough dwelling completions of custom/ self build dwellings

v.             Cumulative borough completions of custom/ self build in plan period

Edge of Ashford and Tenterden sites of 40 or more dwellings:

5%

Villages and rural areas sites of 20 or more dwellings:

5%

No target

Borough Target: as required by up to date self build register

Annual Housing Information Audit (HIA)

Self Build Register (ABC)

Specialist Housing

SP1 (f) – Strategic Objectives

HOU2 – Local Needs/ Specialist Housing

HOU18 - Providing a range and mix of dwellings types and sizes

Net annual additional dwellings by housing type:

i.              Local Needs

ii.             Specialist Housing

iii.            Older Person Housing (C2 uses)

iv.           Exclusive Homes

No Target

Annual Housing Information Audit (HIA)

Land Use

SP1 (a) – Strategic Objectives

Percentage of net annual dwellings built on Brownfield Land

No Target

Annual Housing Information Audit (HIA)

Housing Range & Mix

HOU18 -   Providing a range and mix of dwellings types and sizes

SP1 (f) – Strategic Objectives

Net annual dwelling completions by bedroom size:

i.              Studio & 1 bed,

ii.             2 bed,

iii.            3 bed,

iv.           4 bed

v.            5 bed or more.

 

Will be split into Town Centre, Urban and Rural

 

 

To provide a range identified by most up to date SHMA or equivalent housing need data

Annual Housing Information Audit (HIA)

Accessibility and Space Standards

HOU12 – Residential Space Standards (Internal)

HOU15 – Private external open space

HOU18 - Providing a range and mix of dwellings types and sizes

SP1 (c, f) – Strategic Objectives

% of Net annual dwelling completions meeting the following standards:

i.              Internal Space Standards

ii.             External Space Standards

iii.            Accessibility Standards

100%

Accessibility: 100% on major developments of 10 or more only

Annual Housing Information Audit (HIA)

Gypsy & Travellers Pitches

HOU16 – Traveller Accommodation

HOU17 – Safeguarding existing traveller sites

SP1 (f) – Strategic Objectives

i.              Total annual permanent pitch increase

ii.             Extensions to existing sites

iii.            Annual Temporary Pitches granted permission

iv.           Annual loss of pitches

v.             Baseline borough pitches

Meet need identified 5 year supply need in most up to date GTAA

No net loss if 5 year supply not achieved

Annual Housing Information Audit (HIA)

Gypsy and Traveller Needs Assessment (GTAA)

Design Quality

SP6 – Promoting High Quality Design

SP1 (c) – Strategic Objectives

Percentage of applications refused on design grounds and

Success of Design Quality policy at appeal

No Target

Annual Housing Information Audit (ABC)

HMOs

HOU11 – Houses in Multiple Occupation

Permissions granted for HMO properties by Ward

No Target

Annual Housing Information Audit (ABC)

 

Economic Indicators

Indicator Objective

Local Plan Policy

Indicator

Target

Source

Employment Floorspace

SP1 (g) – Strategic Objectives

SP3 – Strategic Approach to Economic Development

EMP1 – New Employment Uses

EMP2 – Loss or redevelopment of employment sites and premises

EMP5 – New employment premises in the countryside

Annual increase of employment floorspace (m2), borough- wide. Gross and net totals by use class:

i.              B1a

ii.             B1b

iii.            B1c

iv.           B2

v.             B8

vi.           B1-B8 (unable to split)

vii.          Total Gain

viii.         Total Loss

ix.           Net Total

Will also be recorded by area: Ashford Town Centre, Urban, and Rural settlement and countryside.

66 hectares gain between 2014 and 2030 (Borough-wide)

Minimal gain in countryside (EMP5)

Annual Commercial Information Audit (CIA) – ABC

Retail and Leisure floorspace

SP1 (g) – Strategic Objectives

SP4 – Delivery of Retail and Leisure Needs

SP5 – Ashford Town Centre

Annual change of Retail and Leisure (Use classes A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, D2 & Sui Generis) floorspace (m2) by area; Ashford Town Centre; Tenterden Town Centre; local/village centres, and Rest of Borough.

Need contained within Tables 2 and 3 of the Local Plan

Annual Commercial Information Audit (CIA) – ABC

Fibre to Premises

EMP6 – Promotion of Fibre to the Premises (FTTP)

SP1 (d) – Strategic Objectives

% of new development enabling FTTP; residential and employment

All development within urban area.

All major* developments within the rural area

ABC

Shopping frontages

SP4 – Delivery of Retail and Leisure Needs

EMP7 – Primary and Secondary shopping frontage in Ashford Town centre

EMP8 – Primary shopping frontage in Tenterden Town Centre

% of shop frontages in Ashford and Tenterden which are A use class (retail)

Primary Shopping Frontages – 100%

Shop front survey (ABC)

Local and Village Centres

SP4 – Delivery of Retail and Leisure Needs

EMP10 – Local and Village Centres

Gains and losses of shops and services within local and village centres.

No loss of shops and services

Annual Commercial Information Audit (CIA) – ABC

 

Transport Indicators

Indicator Objective

Local Plan Policy

Indicator

Target

Source

Strategic Schemes

TRA1 – Strategic Transport Schemes

SP1 (d) – Strategic Objectives

Implementation of strategic schemes which include:

i.              M20 Junction 10a

ii.             Pound Lane Link Road

iii.            A28 dualling/Chart Rd improvements

iv.           Former ring road junctions

Within plan period

ABC

Town Centre Parking

TRA2 – Strategic Public Parking Facilities

Total gains and losses of public parking spaces serving Ashford Town Centre:

·         Long-Stay

·         Short-Stay

Gains within plan period

ABC

Residential Parking Standards

TRA3(a) Parking standards for Residential development

% of residential development applications meeting the standards set out in TRA3(a)

100%

HIA - ABC

Parking Standards for non- residential

TRA3(b) Parking Standards for non- residential development

% of non-residential development applications meeting the standards set out in TRA3(b)

100%

Annual Commercial Information Audit (CIA)

Sustainable Travel

TRA4 – Promoting the Local Bus Network

TRA5 – Planning for Pedestrians

TRA6 – Provision for cycling

SP1 (e) – Strategic Objectives

Enhancements to bus networks provided from new development

Enhancements to cycle and pedestrian routes and cycle parking provision

No Target

KCC

Highways

Local Road network

TRA7 – The road network and development

TRA8 – Travel plans, assessments and statements

TRA9 – Planning for HGV movement

SP1 (e) – Strategic Objectives

Developments permitted against highway authority advice

0%

KCC Highways

 

Natural and Built Environment Indicators

Indicator Objective

Local Plan Policy

Indicator

Target

Source

Biodiversity

ENV1 – Biodiversity

SP1 (b) – Strategic Objectives

i.              Condition of the 57 SSSI’s

ii.             Condition of the Biodiversity Opportunity Areas’ (BOA’s)

iii.            Condition of Nature Reserves and Local Wildlife Sites

No decline

Natural England – Condition of SSSI report

Kent BAP – BOA reports

Kent Nature Partnership - State of Kent Wildlife Report and Kent Habitat Survey

Green Corridor

ENV2 – The Ashford Green Corridor

SP1 (b) – Strategic Objectives

i.              Development permitted within Green Corridor Designation areas

ii.             Development proposals contributing to projects identified within the Green Corridor Action Plan

Not permitted unless policy criteria applies

ABC - HIA and CIA

Dark Skies

ENV4 – Light Pollution and Promoting Dark Skies

External lighting levels on new developments comply with standards in policy and guidance.

100%

ABC - HIA

Rural Features

ENV5 – Protecting important rural features

SP1 (b) – Strategic Objectives

i.              Loss or gain to Ancient woodland or semi-natural woodland

ii.             Loss or gain to River corridors and tributaries

iii.            Loss or enhancement to rural lanes and/or PROWs

No net loss

Kent Nature Partnership - The 2012 Kent Habitat Survey and Data

Environment Agency – Our Stour Data report

KCC Highway and PROW Teams

Flood Risk

ENV6 – Flood risk

% of planning applications granted on Flood Zones 2 or 3 against Environment Agency Advice

0%

HIA

Water resources

ENV7 – Water Efficiency

ENV8 – Water Quality, Supply and Treatment

ENV11 – Sustainable Design and Construction – non-residential

i.              % of new residential development meeting the requirements of water efficiency regulations - 110 litres per person per day

ii.             % of major* development proposals not providing adequate water supply and connections to wastewater treatment facilities

iii.            % of non-resi major applications meeting 40% improvement in water consumption against baseline performance

i.              100%

ii.             0%

iii.            100%

Building Regulation data , HIA and CIA

SUDS

ENV9 – Sustainable Drainage

Compliance of all development proposals with SuDS Policy, SPD and subsequent revisions

100%

HIA

Energy

ENV10 – Renewable and low carbon energy

New development which generates energy from renewable and low carbon sources

No Target

ABC

BREEAM

ENV11 – Sustainable Design and construction – non-residential

SP1 (c) – Strategic Objectives

% of Major non-resi development achieving BREEAM ‘Very good’ standard

100%

Building Regulation Data

Air Quality

ENV12 – Air Quality

% of proposals permitted which result in National Air Quality Objectives being exceeded

0%

DEFRA Statistics

https://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/

Agricultural Land

SP1 (a) – Strategic Objectives

National Policy

Amount of high quality agricultural land (Grade 1& 2) lost to development (ha) Major* sites only

No Target

Kent Landscape Information system (K-LIS); Natural England; Agricultural Land Classification (ALC)

 

Community, Leisure and Tourism Indicators

Indicator Objective

Local Plan Policy

Indicator

Target

Source

Tourism

EMP11 – Tourism

Loss and gain of tourism facilities.

Loss and gain of hotel and B&B development

Borough wide retention and gains in urban areas.

Annual Commercial Information Audit (CIA) – ABC

Community

COM1 – Meeting the community’s needs

COM3 – Allotments

COM4 – Cemetery Provision

SP1 (d) – Strategic Objectives

Amount of existing public leisure, cultural, school and adult education, youth, health, public service, allotments, cemetery provision and community facilities lost (unless satisfactory replacement facilities are provided) and gained as a result of new development

Split between Town Centre, Urban and rural.

No Target

HIA

CIA

ABC - Amount of developer contributions and commuted payments received and spent

 

Play, Open Space & Sports

COM2 – Recreation, sport, play and open spaces

SP1 (d) – Strategic Objectives

Amount of existing public play, open space and sports provision lost (unless satisfactory replacement facilities are provided) and gained as a result of new development

Split between Town Centre, Urban and rural.

Table 4 – Spatial target for play, open space and sports

Amount of developer contributions and commuted payments received and spent