Ashford's Local Plan to 2030

Published : 07/01/2019

Ashford Borough Council has received the final version of the Local Plan Inspectors Report from the Planning Inspectorate, marking the end of the examination process.

The council will now move forward to formally adopt the plan with the modifications recommended by the Inspectors.


Cllr Paul Clokie, portfolio holder for planning and development, said: “The Local Plan is an important document that will shape future development in our borough.

“We are pleased to receive the final report and recommendations, enabling us to move forward with its adoption.

Conningbrook Lakes

“I believe our plan provides a consistent approach to planning across the borough, helping to create great places and strong communities.”

“An enormous amount of work has gone into this process to provide a robust evidence base for the sites and policies proposed. I must thank all the officers concerned for the dedicated hard work that has gone in to achieve this result.”

Building work

For more information on the Local Plan visit The report will be available to read online from Monday 7th January.