Residents urged to comment on the new Local Plan
Published: Wednesday, 16th November 2022
Residents are being asked for their views on ‘Plan 2040’ the new Local Plan, which will provide new infrastructure to meet the future housing and economic needs of the Sevenoaks District.
Council moves forward with its Local Plan
Published: Monday, 12th April 2021
Sevenoaks District Council has vowed it will continue to protect the Green Belt after it was refused permission to appeal against an unsuccessful Judicial Review.
Council considers Local Plan options following court review
Published: Monday, 16th November 2020
Sevenoaks District Council is considering the next steps for its Local Plan after an unsuccessful Judicial Review.
Local Plan set to have its day in court
Published: Thursday, 4th June 2020
Sevenoaks District Council has been granted permission to bring a judicial review against the Planning Inspector’s decision to reject the draft Local Plan.
Council mounts Local Plan legal challenge
Published: Friday, 17th April 2020
Sevenoaks District Council has begun Judicial Review proceedings after the Government Planning Inspector refused to endorse its new Local Plan.
Council consider next steps for the Local Plan
Published: Friday, 6th March 2020
The Council has expressed disappointment that, in her final report, the Inspector appointed to examine its Local Plan has cited a failure to work with its neighbouring councils to find sites for homes
Leader's Local Plan letter to Secretary of State
Published: Tuesday, 28th January 2020
Sevenoaks District Council’s Leader has written to the Minister for Local Government with his concerns about the Local Plan examination.
Council vows not to withdraw Local Plan
Published: Wednesday, 8th January 2020
In the latest response to the Planning Inspector, Sevenoaks District Council has vowed not to withdraw its draft Local Plan, despite continued pressure to do so.
Council concerned after Local Plan hearings are cancelled
Published: Monday, 21st October 2019
Sevenoaks District Council has expressed serious concerns after the Planning Inspectorate unexpectedly cancelled the next round of Local Plan hearings
Local Plan set for examination
Published: Monday, 12th August 2019
Sevenoaks District Council's new Local Plan will be tested at a series of public examination hearings beginning next month.
Local Plan balances protection of the Green Belt with sites for community infrastructure and homes
Published: Monday, 19th November 2018
Sevenoaks District Councillors will soon consider a new Local Plan that will protect almost all of the District’s Green Belt, with just four greenfield sites proposed for much needed community infrastructure and new homes.
Have your say on the future of Sevenoaks District through the Local Plan
Published: Thursday, 3rd August 2017
Residents in the Sevenoaks District are being urged to have their say on a new Local Plan, helping guide what can be built and what should be protected in the District up until 2035.