Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Stage

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WENP 04 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Mendip Spring garden Village Q15. Do you have any comments on the proposed vision for Mendip Spring Garden Village?

  • Comment ID: 21389665//10
We suggest the vision better incorporates high quality green infrastructure at all scales.
WENP 04 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Transport Q39. Are there any other transport issues or challenges that have been missed? How can they be addressed in the Local Plan?

  • Comment ID: 21389665//17
Concerned that the rural location of many of the SDLs will increase North Somerset’s reliance on private cars.
WENP 04 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q45. Should a new policy require a significant increase in the use of renewable and low carbon energy generation?

  • Comment ID: 21389665//20
Support this, in the appropriate places
WENP 04 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Backwell Q20. Do you agree with the principles set out for Backwell and would you suggest any changes to these?

  • Comment ID: 21389665//11
Support the principle of addressing ecological issues both through on-site measures as well as through a more strategic solution.
WENP 04 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document North Somerset Issues Q5. Do you agree with these or are there other challenges or issues which we have not included and how might the Local Plan address these?

  • Comment ID: 21389665//5
Welcome recognition of impact of development on Green Belt, perhaps a separate green infrastructure network chapter is also required.
WENP 04 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Nailsea Q24. Do you agree with the principles set out for Nailsea and would you suggest any changes to these?

  • Comment ID: 21389665//12
Welcome the principles regarding high quality green infrastructure, SuDS, ecological issues, and their integration.
WENP 04 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q48. Do you have any views on our intended approach to flood risk?

  • Comment ID: 21389665//21
Strongly support the adoption of stronger policy to support in decision making regarding flood risk.
WENP 04 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document North Somerset Issues Q6. Do you agree with these or are there other challenges or issues which we have not included and how might the Local Plan address these?

  • Comment ID: 21389665//6
The Document identifies the protection and enhancement of the environment as an issue, but does not present clarity on how it might address it.
WENP 04 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Nailsea Q25. Do you have any comments on the concept diagrams and alternative scenarios set out?

  • Comment ID: 21389665//13
Concerned about the impact of the proposed new road on the bat SAC
WENP 04 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q49. Do you have any views on our intended approach to development on previously developed land in the countryside? What type of sites may be suitable for residential redevelopment?

  • Comment ID: 21389665//22
Support the principle of urban intensification for more sustainable modes of living