South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18)

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BrimbleLea 18 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Settlement Strategy Settlement Hierarchy for South Somerset Text Block

  • Comment ID: 343
We are very disappointed to see that the Council's Preferred Option is to broadly maintain the same settlement strategy which by the Council's own evidence has failed to deliver the required amount of housing. The introduction of Villages between Rural Centres and Rural Settlements is supported although the Council's study into "The Potential for Rural Settlements to be Designated Villages" demonstrates that there are a significant number of other villages that have a range of local services an
BrimbleLea 18 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Rural Centres Housing Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1874
TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (LOCAL DEVELOPMENT) (ENGLAND) REGULATIONS 2012 (AS AMENDED) SOUTH SOMERSET LOCAL PLANREVIEW 2016- 2036 PREFERRED OPTIONS REPRESENTATION (SOUTH PETHERTON) ON BEHALF OF T2 PARTNERSHIP SEPTEMBER2019 MattWilliams DipTP MRTPI Brimble, Lea & Partners Wessex House High Street Gillingham Dorset SP8 4AG Tel: 01747 823232 Email: Matt.Williams@brimblelea.com Ref: MW/16209 CONTENTS 1.0 INTRODUCTION 3 2.0 PREFERRED OPTION FOR SOUTH PETHERTON 3 2.1 Proposed Housing R
BrimbleLea 18 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Settlement Strategy Scale of Growth for the District and the Main Settlements Housing Text Block

  • Comment ID: 344
We strongly object to the revised definition of a Rural Settlement which must now contain at least 4 of 6 types of service, compared to Policy SS2 in the adopted Local Plan which defines a Rural Settlement as containing at least 2 of 9 different types of service. There is no basis to amend the definition of a Rural Settlement because it would act as a constraint to new housing in settlements that have, say, 2 or 3 of these services which will only be sustained by more development. Paragraph 78