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Deleted User 19 Apr 2013

Sites and Policies Plan Consultation Draft Living within Environmental Limits DM17-18

  • Comment ID: 8173345//4
  • Status: Accepted
DM17 Allocation of land at The Spinney, south of Stancombe Quarry, as a preferred area for minerals working. Policy DM17: There are a number of bullet points listed in the text as requirements for the development of the Spinney. The second bullet point requires the genuine need for the development to be demonstrated. It is unclear what is meant by "genuine need". An assessment of need during the Plan period has been carried out by North Somerset as part of the background evidence for the S
Deleted User 19 Apr 2013

Sites and Policies Plan Consultation Draft Living within Environmental Limits DM14

  • Comment ID: 8173345//1
  • Status: Accepted
Policy DM14 Duration of planning consent for disposal of waste to land Policy DM14: The intention of this policy is stated as limiting the time taken for the disposal of waste to land to minimise any adverse impacts. It is also stated that the duration will be limited to that reasonably necessary to complete the development including operations and subsequent restoration. Any adverse impacts from waste disposal operations should be controlled by the conditions within the planning consent and
Deleted User 19 Apr 2013

Sites and Policies Plan Consultation Draft Living within Environmental Limits DM15

  • Comment ID: 8173345//2
  • Status: Accepted
DM15 Minerals exploration, extraction and processing Policy DM15: Reference is made in the text to measures being taken to minimise the waste of resources and that any waste generated is used for a productive purpose. There must be recognition of economic viability in the minimisation of waste. In addition the requirement for "any" waste generated to be used for a productive purpose is both onerous and unrealistic. There will always be some waste that cannot sensibly or economically be used
Deleted User 19 Apr 2013

Sites and Policies Plan Consultation Draft Living within Environmental Limits DM16

  • Comment ID: 8173345//3
  • Status: Accepted
DM16 Control of non-mineral development likely to affect active minerals sites or sites recently granted consent for mineral working Policy DM16: The text states that non-mineral development within 500 metres of an active mineral site, or a site recently granted consent, would be resisted where development would significantly impair mineral working without mitigation measures being put in place. Any development that would impair mineral working should be resisted and it is not necessary to