Ashford is a designated Level 5 Small Town settlement.
Level 5 small town plans form part of the County Development Plan 2022-2028 (Volume 2). All Level 5 small town plans should be read in conjunction with the Introduction to Level 5 Town Plans.
The new town plan was adopted on 12 September 2022 and will come into effect 23 October 2022. The new plan will be published here 23 October 2022.