Thanet's New Local Plan - Options consultation

The purpose of this consultation

Thanet is preparing its new Local Plan. This consultation is taking place to seek your views on our proposed approach to planning for the future of Thanet.

We need to decide what level of growth is right for Thanet and how we can plan positively for that growth, through the Local Plan. There are a number of issues and options that we are asking for your comments on. This is an important part of the process and it is crucial that we get your views.


What is the New Local Plan?

What is the process for producing the new Local Plan?

What we need to take into account when developing the new Local Plan


How to respond to this consultation

The consultation closes at MIDNIGHT on Wednesday 14th AUGUST 2013. Please ensure you have submitted your comments to us by this time.  

We would prefer all comments to be made electronically, through this online consultation portal. This is also the quickest and easiest way of responding.

(You will need to register to comment. If you have already registered during a previous consultation simply enter your username and password) 

Please be advised that when submitting comments via the online consultation portal, your comments will be submitted to us, as you 'save' the comments.

To comment this way follow this link Thanet's New Local Plan - Options consultation  


You can also download the consultation document or you can view a paper copy of the consultation document at Thanet's Gateway Plus, Cecil Street, Margate, and at public libraries in the District.


If you are not able to respond through this consultation portal, you can download the questionnaire from the links at the bottom of the page.


If you require a hard copy of the questionnaire please contact Strategic Planning on 01843 577591 or


Please send completed questionnaires to or Strategic Planning, Thanet District Council, PO Box 9, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent, CT9 1XZ.


How we will use your comments


Any problems? If you need any help responding to the consultation, using the consultation portal or want to discuss the consultation, you can call the Strategic Planning Team on 01843 577591.



This consultation has now closed.


  • Opened
    3 Jun 2013 at 12:00
  • Closed
    14 Aug 2013 at 23:59