Ash Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 16 Consultation

Wingham Parish Council is sharing this Dover District Council Consultation with residents for your information and possible participation

What is this consultation about?

The draft Ash Neighbourhood Development Plan sets out the community’s vision on how the village, hamlets and wider parish will develop in the future.  The Plan contains a series of site allocations and development management policies that the community is proposing to be used in the determination of planning applications.  This Regulation 16 consultation is the last stage of public engagement before independent examination of the Plan. We are seeking your views.

When is the consultation?

The consultation will start on Tuesday 1st December and closes at 5pm Monday 11th January 2021. Further details can be found at:

Representations received after the closing date will not be considered.

What must your representations include?

Your representation must include the following information:

  • Your name and postal address. We require this information to validate your response;
  • Which polices or sections of the draft Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents your comments relate to;
  • Outline whether you support, support with modification or object to a policy or section in the draft Neighbourhood Plan;
  • Where you have indicated an ‘objection’ or ‘support with modifications’ outline what changes you would like to be made and why; and,
  • Indicate if you wish to be notified of the Councils decision on whether to make the Neighbourhood Plan.

What happens after the consultation?

All representations to the consultation will be acknowledged and made publicly available.  They will then be considered alongside the draft Neighbourhood Development Plan by an independent Examiner.

How can I submit a representation? 

The easiest way to submit your representation is via the portal on the below link.  The attached consultation PDFs are also available to comment on individually in the consultation portal.

Link to Ash Neighbourhood Plan consultation portal

You can also send your representations by email to or by post to: 

Local Plans Team, Planning Department, Dover District Council, Council Offices, White Cliffs Business Park, Whitfield, Dover, CT16 3PJ 

Dover District Council is a data controller under data protection legislation. We process the personal information you provide us securely and confidentially in compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018.   

In order for you to submit comments in relation to the consultation for the Ash Neighbourhood Plan, you are required to upload personal data to our Objective system.  To submit a comment, you will be required to provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Contact Details
  • Details of your representation

We will only process your personal data for as long as is necessary; once no longer necessary it will be deleted securely and confidentially.

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