Planning policy – housing
Economic and demographic forecasts for Thanet District Council 2013
This forecasts of the population and dwelling requirements for Thanet District between 2011 and 2031, looking at demographic population led-scenarios based upon future population trends, and economic job-led scenarios based on future levels of job growth.
Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA)
This is the updated version of the Assessement of Objectively Assessed Housing Need, following the previous SHMA report.
This is an assessment of the housing needs of Thanet and of neighbouring districts. It identifies key housing challenges and makes recommendations regarding the mix of housing types, sizes and range of tenures the local population and particular groups within it is likely to need.
Strategic Housing Market Assessment for the East Kent Sub Region Final Report (June 2009) (PDF, 2.69mb)
Strategic Housing Market Assessment for the East Kent Sub Region Annexes (June 2009) (PDF)
A review of the robustness of the 2009 SHMA has been prepared.
Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA)
This assesses the potential of various sites across the district as possible land for future housing development. This report draws together the different stages of the SHLAA process and updates the assessment information.
Economic Viability Assessment of development in Thanet District June 2012
This assesses the economic viability of potential future development in Thanet. It provides recommendations for negotiating affordable housing in residential schemes and an illustration of potential charges for the Community Infrastructure Levy.
East Kent Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment Report (up to 2027)
This is an assessment of accommodation requirements of gypsies and travellers in East Kent Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showpeople Accommodation Assessment Final Report April 2014 (PDF, 1.4mb).
We have prepared a number of Topic Papers to support the Consultation. These draw together the various evidence sources and identify and consider specific issues and options.