The table below sets out the timetable for the development of the new Local Plan.

Event Date
Regulation 18 B: Second stage of consultation July 2024
Regulation 19: Publication of the draft local plan December 2024
Regulation 20: Consultation on the draft local plan December/January 2024
Regulation 22: Submission to the Secretary of State April 2025
Regulation 24: Independent Examination (potentially including main modifications) April to December 2025
Regulation 25: Publication of Inspector’s Report (Final) Quater four 2025/26
Adoption of the Local Plan by Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council April 2026 onwards

See the Local Plan timetable for more detailed information.