LDF Tonbridge Central Area Action Plan

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Public Examination - Inspector's Report received

Date and Venue of Pre-Examination Meeting

The Pre-Examination Meeting for the Tonbridge Central Area Action Plan (TCAAP) and the Development Land Allocations (DLA) Development Plan Documents (DPDs) took place on Tuesday 4th September 2007 at the Council's Offices, Kings Hill.

Date and Venue of the Examination

The Examination took place on 23rd and 24th October 2007 in the River Suite, at the Angel Centre, Tonbridge .

Programme for the Examination

Date and Venue of the Examination

It is anticipated that the Examination will commence on 23 October 2007 at the Angel Centre, Tonbridge but this is dependent upon the Inspector finding the Core Strategy to be sound. The Inspector's Report into the soundness of the Core Strategy is expected to be published in September 2007.

Inspector

Laura Graham (BSc MA MRTPI), an inspector with the Planning Inspectorate, has been appointed to conduct the Examination and determine whether the Tonbridge Central Area Action Plan is sound.

Programme Officer

For further details on the Public Examination and the Pre-Examination Meeting please do not hesitate to contact the Programme Officer, Lynette Benton.

Inspector's Draft Matters and Issues

Library Documents

TMBC Position Statements

TMBC Response Statements

Tonbridge Central Area Action Plan Inspector's Report

The Inspector's Report into the Public Examination of the Tonbridge Central Area Action Plan (TCAAP) has been received. The Inspector has found the Area Action Plan to be sound, subject to certain changes.

In particular, she recommends that the Council should include a new section and annexes, dealing with monitoring and implementation. The Inspector's recommendations are binding. The Area Action Plan must therefore now be adopted by the Council taking on board her recommendations. The matter is to be considered by the Council's Cabinet on 2 April 2008 with a view to adoption by full Council on 22 April 2008.