Adopted Development Plans
The current planning policies for Dover district are set out in the statutory Development Plan which is made up of the following documents:
The Core Strategy was adopted on 24 February 2010 and sets out the priorities for the future of the district. It allocates a number of strategic sites and contains the Core Policies and Development Management Policies to guide the future development of the district.
Land Allocations Local Plan
The Land Allocations Local Plan was adopted on the 28 January 2015. The Land Allocations Local Plan identifies and allocates specific sites for employment, retail and housing development to deliver the aims of the Core Strategy.
We have 'saved' a number of the policies in the Dover District Local Plan 2002 and these continue to form part of the Development Plan.
Worth Neighbourhood Plan
The Worth Neighbourhood Plan was made part of the Development Plan on the 28 January 2015. The Worth Neighbourhood Plan sets out the vision for the future of Worth and contains policies to guide the future development of this Neighbourhood Area.
Ash Neighbourhood Plan
The Ash Neighbourhood Plan was made part of the Development Plan on the 15 September 2021. The Ash Neighbourhood Plan sets out the vision for the Ash Parish and contains policies to guide the future development of this Neighbourhood Area.
An interactive map showing the Core Strategy and Land Allocations Local Plan policies.
KCC Minerals and Waste Local Plan
Kent County Council's Minerals and Waste Local Plan sets out a vision and strategy for mineral provision and waste management in Kent up to the year 2030.
Statement of Community Involvement
The Statement of Community Involvement was adopted in July 2016 and revised in 2019. The SCI sets out how we will engage with the local community and statutory bodies on key planning matters.
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