Cliffe and Cliffe Woods adopted Neighbourhood Plan

The Cliffe and Cliffe Woods Neighbourhood Plan was adopted as part of the development plan for Medway at the Annual Council Meeting on 24 May 2023.

The Neighbourhood Plan is used along with the Medway Local Plan to determine planning applications in the parish of Cliffe and Cliffe Woods. 

The Neighbourhood Plan is supposed by design guidelines. 

Referendum results

The referendum asked the question:

"Do you want Medway Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Cliffe and Cliffe Woods to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

More than 50% of voters, voted in favour of the plan and the Neighbourhood Plan will now be made part of the statutory development plan for the local area.

The Cliffe and Cliffe Woods Neighbourhood Plan was passed:

  • 1,152 (87%) For
  • 171 (12.6%) Against.

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We plan to formally adopt the plan at the Annual Council meeting scheduled for 24 May 2023. The agenda papers will be by clicking on the date in the monthly meetings calendar, about a week before the date.

View documents submitted for the Cliffe and Cliffe Woods Neighbourhood Plan.