What is the Local Plan?

The Local Plan is a plan for the future development of the local area, drawn up by the Local Planning Authority. It guides decisions on whether or not planning applications can be granted. 

In law it is described as the development plan documents adopted under the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004. A Local Plan can consist of one or more documents. 

The Council's current Local Plan includes:

Thanet Local Plan 2006 Saved Policies

Cliftonville Development Plan Document

Kent Waste and Minerals Local Plan Saved Policies

Thanet is currently producing a new Local Plan