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Otterpool Park planning application

Details on the plans submitted so far for Otterpool Park

The local planning authority received an outline planning application for Otterpool Park on 28 February 2019.

The planning application is for a new settlement including up to 8,500 homes.  The applicant is Cozumel Estates in association with Folkestone & Hythe District Council as joint promoters of Otterpool Park. 

Planning Documents

Otterpool Park planning application documents:

Environmental Statement

Non-Technical Summary (Environment Statement)
Environmental statement

Contents list of ES Volumes:

Other supporting documents and strategies

Transport Assessment 

Contents list of volumes:

The easiest way to view and comment on the plans is online where you will be able to find further information regarding the Otterpool Park planning application. 

The statutory consultation ran between Monday 18 March 2019 and 10 June 2019. 

The local planning authority has reviewed and analysed all stakeholder comments received to date.

The local planning authority will continue to accept and review all comments received and feed back to applicant. Further updates will be provided via the Otterpool Park timeline.

The application reference number you will need to type in is Y19/0257/ FH

If you do not have internet access, you can also view the plans at the Civic Centre between 8.30am and 5pm on weekdays. The plans will be available to view online and in hard copy at the Civic Centre. Please look out on parish notice boards for details of how the Parish Council will make the plans available for viewing.  

For guidance on making comments on the application please visit:

Any person wishing to make representations about this application, which should relate to land use considerations, can submit comments online using the above web address and registering for an account. You will then be able to log in with your chosen password whenever you want to make further comments or track the progress of the application.  

Alternatively, you can email comments but you will not be able to track the progress of the application.

Please include the application reference and your name and postal address as we cannot consider anonymous representations.  We are obliged to make any letters or emails of representation on planning related applications available to the public and your name and comments will be viewable.

We recommend that you start with the 'Guide to the Planning Application' and 'Planning & Delivery Statement' which both give an overview of the proposals.

The 'Environmental Statement Non-Technical Summary' gives a summary of how the expected environmental impacts would be addressed, and the 'Design & Access Statement' gives the applicant's ideas on how the proposed development could be designed and what it might feel like as a place. 

The 'Development Specification' describes what is being applied for.

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