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

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Sport England 18 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Health and Wellbeing Open Space, Sport, Recreation, Cultural and Community Facilities Local Standards and Planning Obligations Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1843
Standards are sometimes used to help quantify the need that may be generated from a development. However, as set out below there are some risks and weaknesses with their use that should be highlighted: * Standards can be too generic with a single standard covering a number of facility or pitch types (e.g. x hectares for outdoor sport as opposed to a local assessment that may identify a shortfall of cricket and youth football pitches but adequate provision of adult football pitches). Such standa