North Somerset Local Plan 2038 Preferred Options

Comment ID 39520801//6
Document Section North Somerset Local Plan Preferred Options: Consultation Draft March 2022 3. Strategic Policies SP5: Towns SP5: Towns View all on this section
Respondent Ian Jewson View all by this respondent
Response Date 29 Apr 2022
Please select one of the following statements:
  • Object to the policy/allocation (provide reasons in the comments box below)

SP5 Towns - object

The first bullet of Policy SP5 should be deleted as ‘making a positive contribution to the built environment’ is a matter best addressed through placemaking policy SP4. It is also unreasonable to expect all new developments in the urban area to provide green infrastructure. Some town centre upper floor developments will of course struggle to do so.

‘Make a positive contribution to the built environment and sense of place and the creation of safe and attractive environments including green infrastructure and supporting biodiversity;’