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

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Tetlow King Planning (John Sneddon) 18 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Introduction Strategic Environmental Appraisal / Sustainability Appraisal Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1355
Any sustainability environmental assessment must find the imbalance of employment, housing growth and lack of access to public transport unacceptable as opposed to a policy (as per the adopted plan) of having most of the new housing located in the most sustainable location at Yeovil. The housing growth strategy is not sustainable nor in compliance with national policy.
Pegasus Group on behalf of Gre… 18 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Introduction Strategic Environmental Appraisal / Sustainability Appraisal Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1609
2.1 The Local Plan Review (LPR) has been informed by two editions of the Sustainability Appraisal (SA). The first was prepared in October 2017 and the second in June 2019. 2.2 A SA is legally required to ensure that the emerging plan provides for sustainable development, taking account of likely effects, when assessed against reasonable alternatives. The PPG (11-018) identifies that a SA must provide conclusions on the reasons rejected options are not taken forward and the reasons for selecting
Persimmon Homes (South West) Ltd 18 Sep 2019

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  • Comment ID: 1786
2.36 The PPG states that the SA process is an opportunity to consider ways in which the plan can contribute to improvements in environmental, social and economic conditions, as well as a means of identifying and mitigating any potential adverse effects that the Plan might otherwise have. 2.37 The SA needs to consider all reasonable alternatives as the Plan evolves, including the preferred approach, and assess these against the baseline environmental, economic and social characteristics of the a
Charles Bishop Ltd 18 Sep 2019

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  • Comment ID: 1767
2.32 The PPG states that the SA process is an opportunity to consider ways in which the Plan can contribute to improvements in environmental, social and economic conditions, as well as a means of identifying and mitigating any potential adverse effects that the Plan might otherwise have. 2.33 The SA needs to consider all reasonable alternatives as the Plan evolves, including the preferred approach, and assess these against the baseline environmental, economic and social characteristics of the a
Natural England (C Dyke) 18 Sep 2019

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  • Comment ID: 1727
Recreational impacts Natural England advises that further information is required to make a judgement on whether the plan will have a likely significant effect from recreational activity linked to the new dwellings in the plan. Very recent recreational surveys undertaken in Devon and Cornwall have shown much greater average travel distances than the 5 kilometres as quoted in the HRA. Evidence on how many people visit the site, where they come from, how they get there and what they do when they a
C G Fry and Son Ltd 18 Sep 2019

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  • Comment ID: 1368
The Interim Sustainability Appraisal (SA) informed the Preferred Options document and updated the report which was prepared at the Issues and Options stage. An option assessed was for growth to the land east of Shudrick Lane and the appraisal outcomes found this site option would have significant positive effects for Communities. The Shudrick Lane option was also identified as closest to the services and facilities at the town centre. We agree with, and support, these findings. When the curren
Walsingham Planning 18 Sep 2019

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  • Comment ID: 1993
* This section focuses on the Consu ltation Document and addresses the sections which are relevant to the above For ease of reference we have followed the order of the Consultation Document and identified additions to the text in bold and underlined. Soundness * Paragraph 35 of the N PPF states that plans are 'sound' if they are: * Positively prepared -providing a strategy which, as a minimu m, seeks to meet the area's objectively assessed needs; and is informed by agreements with other autho
Gladman (John Fleming) 17 Sep 2019

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  • Comment ID: 1703
In accordance with Section 19 of the 2004 Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act, policies that are set out in local plans must be the subject of a Sustainability Appraisal (SA). Incorporating the requirements of the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004, SA is a systematic process that should be undertaken at each stage of the Plan's preparation, assessing the effects of the Local Plan's proposals on sustainable development when judged against all reasonable alternativ
Highways England 17 Sep 2019

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  • Comment ID: 822
South Somerset Local Plan Review: PREFERRED OPTIONS CONSULTATION – REGULATION 18 Highways England welcomes the opportunity to comment on the South Somerset Local Plan Review (LPR) Preferred Options Consultation. The Preferred Options (Regulation 18) consultation forms part of the South Somerset Local Plan review process which seeks to extend the period of the Plan up to 2036. It is noted that the Council intend to undertake consultation on the proposed draft Plan submission in early 2020 with s
Dick Whittingham 04 Sep 2019

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  • Comment ID: 52
What criteria were employed for the 'sustainability appraisal'?