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Planning and Planning Policy Publications

Publications under 'Planning and Planning Policy'

Air Quality and Planning Technical Guidance

The Air Quality and Planning Technical Guidance document seeks to explain how air quality is dealt with in planning applications in Swale.

Disability Steps

This guidance helps to set out the expectations for making premises accessible to people with disabilities.

Guidance on Climate Change planning condition

This guidance helps new dwellings in meet our requirements to reduce carbon emissions.

Housing Land Supply Statement

Our Housing Land Supply statement.

Local Planning Guidance

Local Plan Guidance documents relating to Parking Standards, Air Quality, Renewable Energy and other guidance documents

Local Development Scheme

The Local Development Scheme sets out the timetable for the production of new or revised development plan documents which will form the our Local Development Plan.

Sittingbourne and Milton Creek Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

The Sittingbourne and Milton Creek Supplementary Planning Document is a master plan which indicates the general urban structure and layout of the area.

Conversion of Buildings and Houses into Flats and Houses in Multiple Occupation Supplementary Planning Guidance

Guidance on the conversion of buildings and houses into flats and houses in multiple occupation (HMO).

Listed Buildings - a guide for Owners and Occupiers

Guidance for owners of occupiers of listed buildings.

The Conservation of Traditional Farm Buildings

Guidance on the conversion of traditional farm buildings.

The design of Shopfront Signs and Advertisements

Guidance on the design of shopfronts and advertising.

Design and Extension - a guide for Householders

A guide for householders on design an extension.

Planting on New Developments

A guide for planting on new developments in Swale.

The erection of Stables and Keeping of Horses

Guidance on the creation of stables and keeping horses.

Conservation Areas

Guidance for buildings in Swale conservation areas.

Noise and Vibration Planning Technical Guidance

Technical guidance for developers where proposals are being made which will generate noise or vibration or are in a noisy location.

Planning in Dunkirk and Perry Woods

Information about planning applications for new homes in Dunkirk and Selling Parishes.

Infrastructure Funding Statements

Infrastructure funding statements provide a summary of contributions from developers following Section 106 agreements.

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