Environment Agency Guide for Developers
Kent Design Guide
Manual for Streets
Outdoor Advertisement and Signs
Restrictions on Permitted Development under Article 4
Shopfront Design GuidePDF, 791.35 KB
Tree Preservation Orders
Waste Collection & Recycling on New Development PDF, 154.65 KB
What is a Screening Opinion?PDF, 105.8 KB
Smoke free legislation comes into effect on 1 July 2007
The Council has a duty under Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act (EPA) 1990 to devise a strategy to identify all contaminated sites within their area. Where contamination is found to be significant, the Council must actively take steps to remove or reduce the risk to people and the environment.
The Environment Agency has produced a guide for developers which provides practical advice on making developments better for people and the environment.
The susceptibility of land to flooding is a material planning consideration and NNPPF (the Government's planning advice on development and flood risk) requires local planning authorities to apply the precautionary principle to the issue of flood risk
The Kent Design Guide aims to encourage well-considered contemporary schemes that fit into the existing landscape
Manual for Streets provides guidance for practitioners involved in the planning, design, provision and approval of new residential streets, and modifications to existing ones
Natural England has produced guidance to help decide when to request or carry out protected species surveys to accompany a planning application