Kent Mineral Site Options Evidence Addendum

Message from KCC:

Kent Mineral Sites Plan Options – Consultation

Early Partial Review of Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan – Consultation

I am writing to remind you of Kent County Council’s current consultation on two Planning documents:

  1. Kent Mineral Sites Plan Options
  2. Partial Review of Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan 2013-30

These documents are concerned with the identification of sites for the supply of minerals and a review of the adopted Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan 2013-30 that concerns future waste management and the safeguarding of existing minerals and waste facilities. Information concerning the consultation, including a “Frequently Asked Questions” document can be found at the following ‘consultation portal’ website: http://consult.kent.gov.uk/portal/.

Supporting evidence documents and Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Reports have also been published to support the consultation. Since the start of the consultation the evidence base been updated as follows:

  1. Information concerning the site areas of the following Minerals Site Options:
    1. West Malling Sandpit, Ryarsh
    2. Chapel Farm, Lenham
    3. Lydd Quarry Extensions, Lydd
  2. Assessment of the suitability of mineral site options with respect to the Green Belt.

A separate evidence addendum has been prepared that summarises the updates and this can be found on the above website.

Comments can be submitted using an online form, by post to the address above or by email to mwlp@kent.gov.uk. Should you wish to speak to a member of the team, then please contact us on 03000 422370 or email mwlp@kent.gov.uk. I hope you will take this opportunity to comment on the above documents but please note that the consultation closes on 29 March 2018.

Yours faithfully,

Sharon Thompson – Head of Planning Applications Group

Feb 2018 Kent Site Options Evidence Addendum - draft for completion (1)