A static caravan which arrived on the cliff top at Westgate at the end of May could be there until April next year while an ongoing court process takes place.
The static, on land off Sea Road near the Westgate Pavilion, appears to be unoccupied and has fencing in front of it.
Thanet council’s legal team is dealing with the efforts to get it removed from the land, which is owned by the local authority.
Westgate councillor Bertie Braidwood highlighted the issue in his regular planning update on facebook, saying: “As this static home has been sited on TDC land, there is an ongoing case with TDC’s legal department and a preliminary hearing was held at Canterbury Court this week.
“TDC’s planning enforcement has had involvement in the investigation and has provided support to their legal team.”
A Thanet council spokesperson confirmed legal proceedings are taking place with a final hearing expected next April.
The spokesperson said: “We made an application to the court for an injunction to remove the static home from the clifftop in Westgate-on-Sea, land owned by Thanet District Council. The first hearing in this process took place on Wednesday 19 October 2022.
“The owner of the static home has been directed to provide an amended defence to the court by Wednesday 16 November 2022 and we expect the final hearing to take place after April 2023.
“We are unable to provide further comment as the legal proceedings are ongoing.”