Category: Planning

  • Call for sites

    As you may know Sevenoaks District Council is currently undergoing the process of updating our local plan – a series of key planning policies that will be used to decide planning applications – and to identify a new local housing target up to 2035.

  • Defending the PM on Radio 5 Live this morning

      Hear me defend David Cameron at 2.07.50: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04jj23k  

  • G&T Plan – Consultation timetable

    The consultation officially closes on 4 July and the ‘call for sites’ closes on 18 July. Final decision: 11 September. Yesterday I agreed with the Leader of the Council (Peter Fleming) and the Cabinet member for Planning & the Environment (Robert Piper) that we would bring forward the decision making process so that Cabinet will…

  • Letter to SDC: G&T Consultation – Shoreham site

    A copy of the email that I sent into SDC this morning registering my objections to the proposed Shoreham site. I have also signed the village petition and I am constantly working behind the scenes to do my best to have the site removed and better alternative sites considered instead. Dear Sir/Madam I would like…

  • Gypsy/Traveller site consultation now officially open

    Message from Sevenoaks District Council – Planning Consultations Dear Sir or Madam, SEVENOAKS DISTRICT COUNCIL (SDC) LOCAL PLAN: GYPSY AND TRAVELLER SITE OPTIONS AND STATEMENT OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT CONSULTATION  Sevenoaks District Council is consulting on the first stage of the preparation of its Gypsy and Traveller Plan, seeking views on potential site options across the…

  • Residents urged to comment on Gypsy and Traveller site options

    Local people can comment on potential gypsy and traveller sites from Friday 23 May as the Council attempts to identify 72 additional pitches to meet forecast need. At the same time, the Council is encouraging local landowners to come forward with new sites for gypsy and traveller pitches. Sevenoaks District Council is asking the community…

  • G&T Plan – Timetable

    Consultation on Site Options April / May 2014 – This version of the plan presents potential options for consultation and does not imply that any options will be supported by the Council as the plan preparation progresses.  It is intended to give parties the opportunity to comment on options at an early stage and to…

  • Shoreham Society G&T site opposition meeting

    The Shoreham Society is facilitating a meeting in the village hall on Thursday, May 1st at 8pm. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an update from the Parish Council/Shoreham Society on the progress being made in relation to the campaign opposing the 15 pitch gypsy and traveller site being proposed for land adjacent…

  • G&T consultation

    Join the SDC LDF mailing list for information about the G&T consultation and to make sure you are informed of when it begins by registering at http://planningconsult.sevenoaks.gov.uk/consult.ti and click on ‘register’ towards the top left. Alternatively, you can email details to ldf.consultation@sevenoaks.gov.uk or call SDC on 01732 227000 (and ask for the planning policy team).…

  • Draft Minutes: Cabinet 10 April – G&T consultation

    Gypsy and Traveller Plan – Site Options Consultation Meeting of Cabinet, Thursday, 10th April, 2014 7.00 pm (Item 96.) Minutes: The Portfolio Holder Local Planning & Environment presented the draft Gypsy and Traveller Plan which sought approval to go out to consultation site options.  Government policy required local planning authorities to identify the accommodation needs…