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NameStatusOpen DateClose Date

Local Plan to 2030 - Main Modifications September 2018

The Council is currently consulting on Main Modifications to the Ashford Local Plan 2030 Submission Version.

Closed 13 Sep 2018 26 Oct 2018

WYE3 Masterplan Consultation

Public consultation on the draft Masterplan to guide the future change of use and redevelopment at the Former Wye College (Wye 3) -

Complete 26 Mar 2018 08 May 2018

Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showpeople Issues and Options

Ashford Borough Council are committed to meeting the identified needs of the Gypsy and Traveller community within the borough. In order to meet this need, the Council is in the process of developing a Development Plan Document for Gypsies and Travellers. This consultation seeks the views of the Gypsy and Traveller communities, residents and stakeholders, on the issues and options for Gypsy and Traveller site selection in Ashford.

Closed 21 Feb 2018 06 Apr 2018

Bethersden Neighbourhood Development Plan (Regulation 16)

Notice of Publication of the Bethersden Neighbourhood Plan Proposal -The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 – Regulation 16

Closed 15 Dec 2017 09 Feb 2018

Discretionary Rate Relief - Autumn 2017

The council is consulting on its proposed discretionary rate relief scheme, following announcement of a funding allocation from government to help businesses adversely affected by the Valuation Office Agency's revaluation that came into effect on 1st April 2017.

Closed 25 Sep 2017 06 Nov 2017

Draft Open Space Strategy

The Open Space Strategy will provide a robust framework to help strengthen Ashford’s open space provision by providing a series of interrelated actions that are all working towards the same goal. These are to protect, enhance and provide an open space network across the borough to create a thriving landscape of well-located and well-connected open spaces, which supports our existing and future community.

Closed 08 Aug 2017 20 Sep 2017

Ashford Heritage Strategy

This Heritage Strategy describes the rich history of Ashford Borough and its broad wealth of heritage assets. In doing so it responds to, and is compliant with the requirement for a ‘positive strategy for the conservation and enjoyment of the historic environment’ promoted by the NPPF. It sets out how the historic environment can play an important role in delivering regeneration in the Borough, particularly supporting the objectives of the Local Plan for the regeneration of Ashford Town Centre, and the role of heritage in growing the tourism offer of the Borough.

Closed 07 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017

Main Changes to Local Plan 2030

Ashford Borough Council is currently consulting on a number of ‘Main Changes’ to the draft Local Plan for the borough, which sets out the land that needs to be provided in the borough to accommodate new homes and jobs up to 2030. The changes include new and amended housing site allocations.

Closed 07 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017

Indoor Sports Facility Strategy

The council is consulting on the draft Indoor Sports Facility Strategy and we welcome your comments on its approach and content. The draft strategy details the aspirations of the council and stakeholder’s, including local clubs, Parish Councils and National Governing Bodies for sport, to provide a range of quality sports facilities across the borough for existing and new residents. The draft strategy sets out a variety of short and long term projects that aim to be delivered through partnership working. After consultation, it is hoped that the final strategy can then be considered by the cabinet at its September meeting for adoption.

Closed 22 May 2017 30 Jun 2017

Playing Pitch Strategy

The council is consulting on the draft Ashford Borough Playing Pitch strategy and we welcome your comments on its approach and content. The draft strategy details the aspirations of the council and stakeholder’s, including local clubs, Parish Councils and National Governing Bodies for sport, to provide a range of quality sports facilities across the borough for existing and new residents. The draft strategy sets out a variety of short and long term projects that aim to be delivered through partnership working. After consultation, it is hoped that the final strategy can then be considered by the cabinet at its September meeting for adoption.

Closed 22 May 2017 30 Jun 2017