There have been a high number of national policy changes which necessitate a review of the Canterbury District Local Plan. The Local Development Scheme (LDS) sets out the following proposed timetable of the review:-
Stage 1 Oct 2019 – March 2021 Issues and Options assessment, to include a number of public consultations. Call for sites anticipated shortly as part of this stage.
Stage 2 April 2021 Pre-Submission Publication (Draft Local Plan).
Stage 3 Oct 2021 Submission and Independent Examination Hearing.
Stage 4 June 2022 Inspector’s Report issued.
Stage 5 July 2022 Adoption of DPD (Local Plan).