Core Strategy - Consultation Draft

Document Section Core Strategy - Consultation Draft Chapter 2: Visions and Objectives VIS 7: Smaller Settlements and Countryside Vision [View all comments on this section]
Comment ID 3583521/CSCD/1
Respondent Deleted User [View all comments by this respondent]
Agent Deleted User
Response Date 19 Feb 2010
Current Status Accepted
The Vision seeks to maintain rural villages only rather than enhance them particularly where they provide more than a residential role. Priority objective 8 is to 'continue to redress the inequalities' within the 'urban and rural' areas of North Somerset. The Vision for rural areas suggests that inequalities will remain.

Rural villages and settlements should also be enhanced through the policies of the Core Strategy particularly as they will directly affect future development to 2026.

We request that the wording to VIS 7 be revised as follows:

"...The rural villages will have ENHANCED their individual character, identity and sense of community. Accessibility will..."