Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Stage

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Wessex Water (Ruth Hall) 10 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Mendip Spring garden Village Q17. Do you have any comments on the Concept Diagrams and Alternative Scenarios set out?

  • Comment ID: 21470177//9
Detailed engineering appraisal will be required to consider foul drainage arrangements for proposed development.
Wessex Water (Ruth Hall) 10 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document North Somerset Issues Q2. 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: 21470177//2
Urban regeneration and redevelopment offers opportunities to remove surface water flows from foul systems, which will reduce sewer flooding and improve water quality. Wessex Water will want to safeguard any strategic sewer routes if these are affected by future development.
Wessex Water (Ruth Hall) 10 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document North Somerset Issues Q4. 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: 21470177//4
Need to safeguard any strategic sewer routes. Plans for the Portishead railway station must not affect the operation of the adjacent Town Harbour Road Sewage Pumping Station.
Wessex Water (Ruth Hall) 10 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Mendip Spring garden Village Q16. Do you agree with the principles set out for Mendip Spring Garden Village and would you suggest any changes to these?

  • Comment ID: 21470177//8
There is an absence of an existing foul sewer network in this location. Further appraisal work will be required to provide options as to how this proposed garden village can be served.
Wessex Water (Ruth Hall) 10 Dec 2018

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: 21470177//13
Request that the LPA consult Wessex Water prior to identifying areas where they consider wider sustainability objectives outweigh flood risk considerations..
Wessex Water (Ruth Hall) 10 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q53. What are your views on our proposed approach to Green Infrastructure?

  • Comment ID: 21470177//14
WW support the indicated approach with catchment based water management and where required mitigation to ensure the effective management of surface water at strategic development locations.
Wessex Water (Ruth Hall) 10 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Bristol Airport Q38. What are your thoughts on the four proposed options for a Bristol Airport policy in the new Local Plan 2036? Do you have a preferred option?

  • Comment ID: 21470177//12
Wessex Water strongly advise that the boundary of the proposed safeguarded/allocated area is redrawn to take it outside of the odour consultation zone of the STW.
Wessex Water (Ruth Hall) 10 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document North Somerset Issues Q1. 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: 21470177//1
Wessex Water will want to safeguard any strategic sewer routes if these are affected by future development. We welcome the intention of North Somerset to co-ordinate infrastructure delivery with other agencies.
Wessex Water (Ruth Hall) 10 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Local Housing Growth Settlement Boundaries Q9. What are your views on the options for revised settlement boundaries?

  • Comment ID: 21470177//6
Support option 2
Wessex Water (Ruth Hall) 10 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Backwell Q21. Do you have any comments on the concept diagrams and alternative scenarios set out?

  • Comment ID: 21470177//10
Detailed engineering appraisal will be required to consider foul drainage arrangements for proposed development and the nature of off site capacity improvements
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