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Planning Policy Update


This report will provide details of the Medway Housing Delivery Test Action Plan which is required following the publication of the Government’s Housing Delivery Test results in February 2020. The Action Plan will consider housebuilding rates in Medway and measures to boost the supply of housing.


The report will also include an update to the Local Development Scheme, which will set out the timetable and process for preparing the new local plan. The Local Development Scheme is a legal requirement of the plan making process


Access to Information

The report together with any other documents being considered (unless they contain exempt information) will be available for inspection 5 clear days before the decision is taken by the Cabinet. Copies are available on the Council's website or requested from Democratic Services Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR or email If you wish to submit information to the Cabinet about the item please also contact Democratic Services.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/05/2020

Decision due: 4 Aug 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Jane Chitty, Portfolio Holder for Planning, Economic Growth and Regulation

Lead director: Richard Hicks

Department: Regeneration, Culture and Environment

Contact: Catherine Smith, Planning Manager, Policy Email: Tel: 01634 331358.

Relevant Overview and Scrutiny Committee:: Regeneration, Culture and Environment

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