We’re in the early stages of our own Neighbourhood Plan but it’s interesting to see the colour that a more advanced plan gives to the District Local Plan and how broad the areas that can be covered are
The latest draft of the Neighbourhood Plan was put before Faversham Town Council on 7 April. There was a large number of people in the public gallery.
On 25 March the steering group had voted to include a choice of alternative options for three sites (Ordnance Wharf, Oil Depot, Coach Depot) and deferred discussion on Swan Quay until its next meeting. There was general agreement on all the other sites. On 1 April they changed their minds and excluded alternative options on the grounds that these were not in the site use resolution made by FTC on 28 October 2013, and under Standing Orders a resolution cannot be changed for six months. The Ordnance Wharf option was spared because the 28 October resolution specifically allowed for alternatives on this site, though some members of the steering group had wanted to exclude this as well.
It had been argued that the…
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