It is important to remember that SBC has to operate within the policies laid down by central government.
The National Planning Policy Framework tells local authorities what they can and cannot do and central government issues instructions to local authorities about how many houses they must build.
"The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was first published on 27 March 2012 and updated on 24 July 2018 and 19 February 2019. This sets out the government’s planning policies for England and how these are expected to be applied. "
The NPPF can be accessed and searched online
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Faversham Town Council has links too
Members often ask about how they can raise issues with Swale Planners, these notes have been put together to provide answers to the most frequently asked questions.
Planning is complex and subject to multiple sets of rules. These links are intended to assist you in contacting or making representations to Swale Planners.
Planning Enforcement https://favershamsociety.org/planning-enforcement/
Planning enforcement deal with cases where development has been carried out without permitted development rights or planning permission, unauthorised advertisements, tree protection, and non-compliance with conditions attached to planning approvals.