Charing Neighbourhood Plan

Consultation on submission version of the Plan (Regulation 16)

Charing Parish Council have submitted their Neighbourhood Plan to Ashford Borough Council. As part of the requirements of the Localism Act 2011 and Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, an eight-week consultation has commenced on the submission version of the Neighbourhood Plan.

The consultation closed on Friday 12 August 2022.

View the Neighbourhood Plan documents and responses to the consultation.

Pre-submission consultation (Regulation 14)

Charing Parish Council undertook a statutory six week consultation on the pre-submission draft Neighbourhood Plan and the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). The consultation closed on 21 February 2020.

The consultation documents can be viewed and commented on by visiting the Charing Neighbourhood Plan website.

The Parish Council are now preparing the Submission Version of the Plan, which will be formally consulted on in due course.

Area designation

On 3 March 2016 Ashford Borough Council received an application from Charing Parish Council for the designation of a Neighbourhood Area. The area requested to be designated is the entire Parish of Charing. The application and map of the area was open for public consultation for 6 weeks between 18 March and 29 April 2016.

On 31 May 2016, ABC approved the designation of the Charing Neighbourhood Area. A copy of the designation report, Neighbourhood Area application and map, which identifies the area, is attached below.

Charing Neighbourhood Area Designation Report [pdf] 419KB

Charing Neighbourhood Area Boundary Map [pdf] 2MB

Download Application for designation from Charing PC [pdf] 100KB

Contact the Neighbourhood Plan Group

Neighbourhood Plans are led by the Parish Council and information about them can be found by visiting the Charing Parish Council website.