Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft

1 Schedule of Policies

Site No

Policy Name

 

Strategic Policies

 

Vision, Objectives, Guiding Principles

SP1

Strategic Objectives

SP2

The Strategic Approach to Housing Delivery

SP3

Strategic Approach to Economic Development

SP4

Delivery of Retail and Leisure Needs

SP5

Ashford Town Centre

SP6

Promoting High Quality Design

 

SITE POLICIES

S1

Commercial Quarter

S2

Land North-East of Willesborough Road, Kennington

S3

Court Lodge

S4

Land North of Steeds Lane and Magpie Hall Road

S5

Land South of Pound Lane

S6

Former Newtown Works

S7

Former Klondyke Works

S8

Lower Queen’s Road

S9

Kennard Way, Henwood

S10

Gasworks Lane

S11

Leacon Road

S12

Former K College, Jemmett Road

S13

Former Ashford South School, Jemmett Road

S14

Park Farm South East

S15

Finberry North West

S16

Waterbrook

S17

Land at Willesborough Lees

S18

William Harvey Hospital

S19

Conningbrook Residential Phase 2

S20

Eureka Park

S21

Orbital Park

S22

Chart Industrial Estate

S23

Henwood Industrial Estate

S24

Tenterden Southern Extension Phase B

S25

Pickhill Business Village, Tenterden

S26

Appledore - The Street

S27

Biddenden - North Street

S28

Charing - Northdown Service Station, Maidstone Road

S29

Charing - Land south of the Arthur Baker Playing Field

S30

Egerton – Land on New Road

S31

Hamstreet - Land North of St. Mary’s Close

S32

Hamstreet - Land at Parker Farm

S33

High Halden - Land at Hope House

S34

Hothfield - Land East of Coach Drive

S35

Mersham - Land adjacent to Village Hall

S36

Shadoxhurst - Rear of Kings Head PH

S37

Smarden - Land adjacent to Village Hall

S38

Smeeth - Land south of Church Road

S39

Woodchurch - Lower Road

S40

Woodchurch - Front Road

S41

Chilham - Mulberry Hill, Old Wives Lees

S42

St. Michaels - Beechwood Farm

S43

Biddenden - Priory Wood

S44

Westwell - Watery Lane

   
 

TOPIC POLICIES

 

SECTION A - HOUSING

HOU1

Affordable Housing

HOU2

Local needs / specialist housing

HOU3

Residential development in Ashford urban area

HOU4

Residential Development in the rural settlements

HOU5

Residential windfall development in the countryside

HOU6

Self and Custom Built Development

HOU7

Replacement dwellings in the countryside

HOU8

Residential Extensions

HOU9

Standalone annexes

HOU10

Development of residential gardens

HOU11

Houses in Multiple Occupation

HOU12

Residential space standards internal

HOU13

Homes suitable for family occupation

HOU14

Accessibility standards

HOU15

Private external open space

HOU16

Traveller Accommodation

HOU17

Safeguarding existing Traveller sites

 

SECTION B - EMPLOYMENT AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY

EMP1

New employment uses

EMP2

Loss or redevelopment of Employment Sites and Premises

EMP3

Extensions to employment premises in the rural area

EMP4

Conversions of rural buildings to non-residential uses

EMP5

New employment premises in the countryside

EMP6

Promotion of Fibre to the Premises (FTTP)

EMP7

Primary and Secondary Shopping Frontages in Ashford Town Centre

EMP8

Primary Shopping Frontage in Tenterden Town Centre

EMP9

Sequential Assessment and Impact Test

EMP10

Local and Village Centres

EMP11

Tourism

 

SECTION C - TRANSPORT

TRA1

Strategic Transport Schemes

TRA2

Strategic Public Parking Facilities

TRA3a

Parking Standards for Residential Development

TRA3b

Parking Standards for Non Residential Development

TRA4

Promoting the local bus network

TRA5

Planning for Pedestrians

TRA6

Provision for Cycling

TRA7

The Road Network and Development

TRA8

Travel Plans, Assessments and Statements

TRA9

Planning for HGV movements

 

SECTION D - THE NATURAL AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT

ENV1

Biodiversity

ENV2

The Ashford Green Corridor

ENV3

Landscape Character and Design

ENV4

Light pollution and promoting dark skies

ENV5

Protecting important rural features

ENV6

Flood Risk

ENV7

Water Efficiency

ENV8

Water Quality, Supply and Treatment

ENV9

Sustainable Drainage

ENV10

Renewable and Low Carbon Energy

ENV11

Sustainable Design and Construction - Non-residential

ENV12

Air Quality

ENV13

Conservation and Enhancement of Heritage Assets

ENV14

Conservation Areas

ENV15

Archaeology

 

SECTION E - COMMUNITY FACILITIES

COM1

Meeting the Community's Needs

COM2

Recreation, Sport, Play and Open Spaces

COM3

Allotments

COM4

Cemetery Provision

 

SECTION F - IMPLEMENTATION

IMP1

Infrastructure Provision

IMP2

Deferred Contributions

IMP3

Planning Enforcement

IMP4

Governance of public community space and facilities