Guidance Note for the Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Generation in North Somerset Supplementary Planning Document

Document Section Guidance Note Site Detail Site Detail [View all comments on this section]
Comment ID 8369217//7
Respondent Deleted User [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 05 Jul 2013
Current Status Accepted

·         Paragraph 4.8 Lighting - we recommend that lighting is not permitted.

·         Paragraph 4.12 states that “ A statement to justify any building and its size will be required, especially in the Green Belt and within the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” this implies that it may be possible to site arrays within the AONB.

·         Paragraph 3.1 states that “Solar PV arrays should generally avoid landscapes designated for their natural beauty or historic interest and sites of recognised ecological and archaeological importance.” We recommend that this is strengthened by removing the word “generally”.