Proposed Submission South Somerset Local Plan (2006 - 2028): Main Modifications - August 2014

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J M Lumley 09 Oct 2014

Main Modifications Policy YV2: North East Yeovil Sustainable Urban Extension (no name)

  • Comment ID: 83
Landscape Mitigation Measures to the North East Urban Extension have been included in order to reduce the visual impact of the development when viewed from the West and North West of the A359. I maintain that similar measures are necessary to reduce the visual intrusion of the proposed South Urban Extension (KEYFORD) when viewed from the South and South-West, particularly when approaching Yeovil from Dorset on the A37. Wording needs to be included to modify POLICY YV2 accordingly and I object to
J M Lumley 09 Oct 2014

Main Modifications Policy YV3: East Coker and North Coker Buffer Zone Content

  • Comment ID: 89
The second Main Modification affecting EAST COKER is MM10. This deletes the original proposal for Policy YV3, which defined the East and North Coker Buffer Zone. This was designed to provide protection against future spreading of the proposed development area, affecting the many Heritage Assets of East coker and even more, the Grade I agricultural land. I object to the Council's intention to abandon this policy. The Buffer Zone needs to be extended eastwards, to fully surround the Keyford site,
J M Lumley 09 Oct 2014

Main Modifications Policy YV3: East Coker and North Coker Buffer Zone Content

  • Comment ID: 90
My third objection is this:- The Council's plans for housing at KEYFORD have been successfully reduced from 5,000 to 800 homes and limited to the areas around "KEYFORD HOUSE" itself, but I still have concerns about the scale of development. The argument has not yet been made that this site can accommodate anything like 800 houses in a way that fits with the surrounding area. I still object to 800 houses being built at KEYFORD, on the grounds that the infrastructure and services to go with 800 ho