Core Strategy - Consultation Draft

Comment ID 3569313/CSCD/30
Document Section Core Strategy - Consultation Draft Chapter 4: Area Policies CS31: Market and Coastal Towns CS31: Market and Coastal Towns View all on this section
Respondent Deleted User View all by this respondent
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Response Date 15 Mar 2010
The HCA acknowledges the rationale for seeking to increase self containment in Clevedon,
Nailsea and Portishead. However, we seek clarification regarding the intended interaction
between the text under 'employment', which refers to "mixed use schemes will only be
considered where they are shown to address local housing need", and the 'housing' section
which permits "infill, redevelopment, subdivision and conversion". As currently stated, the
policy appears to indicate that mixed use schemes will not be permitted where a local
housing need is not demonstrated. The HCA however, has concerns that this may hinder the
delivery of affordable housing if general housing schemes are precluded from coming