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        Monitoring information

        Annual Monitoring Report 2019

        The Council has to produce a Monitoring Report showing the extent to which saved policies from the current Local Plan (2006) are being achieved, and the implementation of the Local Development Scheme.

        The latest Annual Monitoring Report 2019 can be found  here , along with a summary of some of the key indicators. The AMR covers the period 1st April 2018 and 31st March 2019 and monitors the extent to which policies in the following Local Development Documents are being achieved:

        Previous Annual Monitoring Reports:


        Housing and commercial information audit

        The amount and availability of Housing and Commercial Land is monitored on an annual basis in conjunction with Kent County Council.  Reports for the most recent surveys are available on Kent County Council’s website: Housing Land and Commercial Land Information External link icon


        Housing Delivery Test

        The Housing Delivery Test (HDT)  was introduced by the Government in 2018, as a monitoring tool in order to speed up the delivery of housing.  The first set of results dated November 2018 were finally published in February 2019.
        As a result of the Housing Delivery Test results, the Council has published an  Action Plan 2019 which sets out the actions that the Council is currently undertaking to facilitate an increase in delivery of housing together with future initiatives.
        Further guidance can be found in the

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