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Local Green Spaces

National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) introduced a new concept of a Local Green Space designation. This is a discretionary designation to be made by inclusion within a local development plan or neighbourhood development plan.

The designation should only be used where the land is not extensive, is local in character and reasonably close to the community; and, where it is demonstrably special, for example because of its beauty, historic significance, recreational value (including as a playing field), tranquility or richness of its wildlife.

The Broadstairs & St. Peter’s Neighbourhood Development Plan allocates the following sites as Local Green Space under policy BSP5:

New potential LGS sites

22 February 2024
Last Updated
21 March 2024