Local Plan

1. Overview

A Development Plan (or Local Plan) sets out the planning policies that guide development in the borough. By law, we must decide planning applications in accordance with our Local Plan, while also taking into account any material considerations.

The Local Plan for Gravesham consists of the following:

Select the above links to view pages with further information and links to download exact documentation.

We're currently consulting on the Site Allocations and Development Management Policies Document. Once adopted, it will form part of the Development Plan and replace the remaining saved policies in the Gravesham Local Plan First Review.

Kent County Council is currently preparing a new Kent and Medway Minerals and Waste Local Plan. Once adopted, it will replace the existing saved policies from the old Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plans.