Consultation on the Regulation 18 Draft Dover District Local Plan

The draft Regulation 18 Local Plan was published for consultation on the 20th January 2021, for a period of 8 weeks, to the 17th March 2021.

As part of the consultation on the Draft Local Plan we also invited comments to be made on the Sustainability Appraisal, Habitats Regulation Assessment, Draft Economic Growth Strategy and the Draft Open Space, Playing Pitches and Play Areas Strategies. In addition to holding a targeted call for sites.

In total over 3,000 comments were received on the draft Local Plan from over 1200 individuals and organisations.

The representations made during the consultation have been processed and uploaded onto the Council’s Consultation Portal and are available to view here (

To view the comments –

  • Click on "LEARN MORE" on the relevant consultation (eg: Regulation 18 Consultation on the Draft Dover District Local Plan)
  • Select "WHAT PEOPLE SAY" at the top of the page under the title of the consultation.
  • Click on the eye icon at the start of each consultation point or in the contents panel on the left to view comments on that part of the plan.


You can also view all of the comments made specifically on Site Allocations Policy 1 by clicking on the button below.