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Local Plan Development Scheme

Meeting: 13/02/2024 - Cabinet (Item 16)

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This report set out an updated programme and timetable for the preparation of the new Medway Local Plan in a Local Development Scheme. The report considered the options and risks to inform the approach to securing a robust Local Plan to manage Medway’s growth to 2041.


The report recommended an additional stage of consultation at Regulation 18 which would better address potential legal challenges to the Local Plan, provide for more meaningful engagement in the plan preparation, and allow for greater certainty on strategic transport impacts. It was proposed that the second Regulation 18 Consultation Report would be presented to Cabinet in June 2024.








The Cabinet approved the Local Development Scheme as set out at Appendix 1 to the report as an updated programme for the preparation of the Medway Local Plan.





To provide certainty on the timetable for the production of the new Medway Local Plan.