Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Stage

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Cresten 29 Nov 2018

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: 21154625//10
They are far too vague, omit the SAC Bats foraging zones, green areas and corridors, and are too close to Sandford and Churchill.
Cresten 29 Nov 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q47. Where a new policy sets a % reduction in carbon emissions, if it is deemed this cannot be met on-site, should it introduce a mechanism to collect off-site carbon-emission payments?

  • Comment ID: 21154625//18
Yes, definitely
Cresten 29 Nov 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Mendip Spring garden Village Q18. Are there any other options you would add for accommodating strategic growth at Mendip Spring Garden Village?

  • Comment ID: 21154625//11
This location is unsuitable for strategic development
Cresten 29 Nov 2018

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: 21154625//19
All brownfield sites are in principle suitable for residential development, subject to tests for contamination
Cresten 29 Nov 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: 21154625//12
Option 1, the Green Belt should be protected. The reality of climate change, and relatively low level of business travel by air, strongly indicates restricting airport expansion now.
Cresten 29 Nov 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q51. Do you have any views on our approach to minerals?

  • Comment ID: 21154625//20
Local communities should be consulted before any mineral exploitation.
Cresten 29 Nov 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q41. Do you have any views on the review of affordable housing policies?

  • Comment ID: 21154625//13
A higher percentage of affordable housing than 35% is needed.
Cresten 29 Nov 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q52. What are your views on our proposed policy approach to electric vehicle charging points?

  • Comment ID: 21154625//21
Developers should be required to provide charging points. Rapid charging points in car parks could provide Council income.
Cresten 29 Nov 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q43. Do you have any views on our intended approach to Health Impact Assessments?

  • Comment ID: 21154625//14
Air quality monitoring for both NO2 and particulates is indicated, at a wider range of locations, and the cumulative impact of several developments should be taken into account.
Cresten 29 Nov 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: 21154625//22
Green areas, continuous with green corridors, are essential if our countryside and wildlife are to be comserved.
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