Port Ramsgate Safeguarded Wharf under East Kent waste and Minerals Authority

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Dear Kent County Council,
Could you please refer this request to Alice Short, Planning Officer for Kent Mineral Sites Plan.

As you know, Port Ramsgate is a Safeguarded Port the status of which is protected and which prohibits the construction of any non compatible facilities within a 250 metre 'buffer' zone of the Safeguarded Wharf.
In ramsgate's case, this buffer zone represents 37,000 sq metres, or 22% of the available space in the port.

- can you please tell me the basis upon which 250m was determined
- under what circumstances could this buffer zone be reduced to, say, 50 metres?
- can you please advise if it would be permissable to deploy Class B2 manufacturing in the zone.

Yours faithfully,
Stephen Byrne
Ramsgate Resident

 

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