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Consultations


Current Consultations

Throughout the year we want the views of residents, businesses and other members of the community on a range of topics.


Strategic Plan & Budget Priorities Consultation

The Council are currently consulting on approaches for managing the Council's Strategic Plan and budget and spending for 2019 onward. Responses will be entered into a prize draw to win £50 of shopping vouchers.

The consultation runs until 4th November 2018 and takes around 5 minutes to complete.

Fill out the survey


How do you travel to Maidstone town centre?

Maidstone Borough Council is running a 5 week consultation from the 17th September to the 21st October to help plan how we could offer alternative modes of transport that best suit the ever-changing needs of our communities.

As part of the Integrated Transport Strategy we want to offer and promote better, greener and more convenient ways to travel within the borough.

Whether you use public transport, Park and Ride, car share, walk or cycle we would like to hear from you.

Fill out the survey


Draft Gambling Act Statement of Principles Policy for 2019-2022

Maidstone Borough Council has prepared a draft Gambling Act Statement of Principles Policy for 2019-2022 in accordance with the statutory requirement to publish a new statement every three years.

There are no changes to the intent or direction of the draft Policy Statement, which sets out how the Council seeks to regulate gambling activities under its control and provide a framework for consistent decision making. The changes provide additional clarity in some areas of the Policy taken from the Guidance published by the Gambling Commission (5th Edition, September 2015). The amendments to the previous statement are highlighted using track changes.

Read the Draft Gambling Act Policy Statement of Principles for 2019 - 2022.

Any comments you make will be duly considered prior to the formal approval of the document for publication.
If you wish to make any response please do so by email to: lorraineneale@maidstone.gov.uk or in writing to the address below.

Senior Licensing Officer
Maidstone Borough Council
Maidstone House
King Street
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 6JQ


The deadline for receipt of responses is Wednesday 28 October 2018.


Statement of Community Involvement - Draft

Comments are invited on when and how stakeholder can:

  • Participate in the preparation of local plans, neighbourhood development plans and supplementary planning documents; and,
  • Engage in the process of decision making on planning applications.

Responses can be submitted at ldf@maidstone.gov.uk or visit the consultation portal http://maidstone-consult.limehouse.co.uk/portal.

The consultation closes on 17 September 2018.


Consultation Results

When we consult residents, businesses and other members of the community for their views, the results will be shown here.

About you survey

Find out about the questions of the 'About You' Survey and why we ask them here.

Budget Review 2016

We ran a series of roadshows for you to have your say on where you think our money should be spent. The theme was ‘Your services, you decide’ with the aim of getting as many people across the borough as possible to think about the services they value most.

You can view the results of the consultation here.

You can view the report based on the results of this consultation here.

Safer Communities Consultation 2016

We carried out a public consultation to understand people's perceptions of crime and disorder and what makes Maidstone a safer place to live, work and visit.

You can view the results of the consultation here.

You can view the report based on the results of this consultation here.

Council Tax Reduction Scheme – Summer 2017

Maidstone Borough Council undertook a consultation between 18 August and 1 October 2017.

You can view the results of the consultation here.

You can view the report based on the results of this consultation here.

Council Tax Support Scheme

We had to have a review of our Council Tax Support Scheme to work out where we could make changes to make savings. We ran a public consultation so that you could help us and tell us what you thought were the best areas to make savings.

You can view the results of this consultation here.

You can view the report based on the results of this consultation here.

Customer Standards Survey

We reviewed our customer care standards.

You can view the raw results here.

You can view a summary of the results here.

Dog Control Survey

We carried out a public consultation to see how aware residents were of how to get rid of dog waste cleanly, and keeping dogs under control.

You can view the results of this consultation here.

You can view the report based on the results of this consultation here.

Gabriel's Hill Heritage Fund

We were interested in finding out what we could do to improve Gabriel's Hill.

You can view the results of this consultation here.

Low Emission Survey - Summer 2017

The Council undertook to consult on a draft Low Emissions Strategy and changes to our Air Quality Management Area.

You can view the results of this consultation here.

You can view the report based on the results of this consultation here.

Multicultural Events Consultation

We carried out a public consultation to find out what the people of Maidstone thought about multicultural festivals and events in Maidstone.

You can view the results of this consultation here.

You can view the report based on the results of this consultation here.

Mote Park Skate Park Consultation

We carried out a public consultation to find out what was the best way we could develop Mote Park

You can view the results of this consultation here.

You can view the report based on the results of this consultation here.

Pet Crematorium Centre Consultation

We carried out a public consultation to find out what services customers wanted us to provide at the Vinters Park pet crematorium.

You can view the results of this consultation here.

Park and Ride – Autumn 2016

We carried out a survey to find out how people use the Park and Ride service.

You can view the results of this consultation here.

You can view the report based on the results from this consultation here.

Residents Survey - Summer 2017

Maidstone Borough Council undertook a consultation between 21 June and 20th August 2017.

You can view the results of this consultation here.

You can view the report based on the results from this consultation here.

Young People Parks and Open Spaces

We carried out a survey to find out what young people thought about the amount of open space in Maidstone.

You can view the results of this consultation here.

You can view the report based on the results from this consultation here.

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