Decision details

Position Statement on Development of Large Scale Solar Arrays

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To support the approach taken in the position statement and endorse the document as setting the position of KCC in the assessment of solar arrays and provision of comments to districts. In addition, that support is sought from the Kent Planning Officers Group (KPOG) for the adoption of the document across the districts.


Planning Guidance for the development of large scale ground mounted solar PV systems BRE National Solar Centre


Planning Practice Guidance for Renewable and Low Carbon Energy DCLG July 2013



AsCabinet Memberfor Environmentand Transport,I agreeto support theapproach takenin the positionstatement andendorsethe document assetting outthe positionof KCC in theassessment of solar arraysand provisionof commentsto districts.In addition, I agree thatsupport shouldbe soughtfrom theKent PlanningOfficers Group(KPOG)for theadoption ofthe documentacross the districts.

Publication date: 24/09/2014

Date of decision: 24/09/2014

Effective from: 02/10/2014

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