Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs)
The SPDs below have been brought forward since the Core Strategy was adopted.
Dartford Town Centre Framework
This new document sets out how to co-ordinate and achieve regeneration of Dartford Town Centre, including Local Plan policies CS2 and DP15/16. See the full Framework Document.
The Town Centre Framework SPD was adopted by the Council on Thursday 28th July 2018, and will be applied to all site proposals, investment upgrades and applications within the Dartford Town Centre boundary shown on the Policies Map. This follows input in early 2018 from c.1,400 people who visited the public exhibitions, and over 200 questionnaire responses. We also had 21 detailed written responses PDF, 509.3 KB raising a wide range of issues for consideration.
For information on SPD finalisation and how views by consultees have been addressed, please see the SPD evidence page. Please contact the LDF Team with queries, or call 01322 343213.
Windfall Housing Sites
The Housing Windfall SPD PDF, 472.94 KB New houses on sites that have not been previously identified by the Council for housing will be assessed against the SPD (and Development Policies Plan policies, including DP6).
The Housing Windfall SPD was adopted by the Council on 23rd October 2014. For information on its evolution and finalisation, please see the SPD evidence page.
Borough Parking Standards
The Parking Standards SPD provides guidance on parking standards in the borough for all locations and land uses. It includes parking space requirements for cycles and vehicles, including provision for people with impaired mobility; and minimum size requirements for parking bays, garages, car barns and car ports. Guidance on design and management of parking provision is also included.
The Parking Standards SPD was adopted by the Council on 26th July 2012. View the Parking Standards Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) PDF, 1342.93 KB
Northern Gateway, Dartford
The Northern Gateway SPD was adopted by the Council on 5th April 2012. Northern Gateway Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) PDF, 4677.87 KB
Kent Minerals and Waste Safeguarding
This SPD provides further guidance on how the policies on mineral and waste infrastructure safeguarding as set out in the adopted Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan (Kent MWLP) will be implemented in Kent. Kent County Council adopted the Safeguarding SPD in April 2017.