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

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County Council Acoustics Specialist 24 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Housing Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1411
Reference to noise is made within Policy HG6 with regard to the accommodation needs of travelling people. Part (iii)e identifies the health risk that might be presented by noise at some site locations and it may be helpful if the Plan clarifies if different standards of noise amenity might be thought to be appropriate between residential pitches and transit pitches. In this regard I consider both types of site allocation should be able to provide a reasonable expectation that sleep would be poss
Pip Tucker 18 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Housing Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1925
POLICY HG6 - GYPSIES, TRAVELLERS AND TRAVELLING SHOWPEOPLE Accommodation of Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople (9.63-68) should also make reference to access to health services, as people in such groups frequently have poor health.
Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners… 18 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Housing Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1455
Policy HG6- Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople National guidance 'Planning policy for traveller sites' establishes the Government's aims in respect of travellers sites, this includes 'for local planning authorities to have due regard to the protection of local amenity and local environment'. Furthermore, the document specifically details that in planning for travellers' sites local planning authorities should, in producing their Local Plan, protect local amenity and environment. The
Barry James PHSW 19 Aug 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Housing Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople Text Block

  • Comment ID: 360
Policy HG6 relates to the provision of gypsy and traveller sites. Experience elsewhere (Mid Devon, East Devon) – where allocations have been attempted within wider strategic allocations for mixed use developments have proven problematic. Paragraph 9.67 of the Preferred Options document states that small, family owned sites are favoured rather than multi-pitch/multi-family sites, and the Plan should therefore facilitate these. Any site allocations should be conducted with due consideration of the
Barry James PHSW 16 Aug 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Housing Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1869
Policy HG6 relates to the provision of gypsy and traveller sites. Experience elsewhere (Mid Devon, East Devon) – where allocations have been attempted within wider strategic allocations for mixed use developments have proven problematic. Paragraph 9.67 of the Preferred Options document states that small, family owned sites are favoured rather than multi-pitch/multi-family sites, and the Plan should therefore facilitate these. Any site allocations should be conducted with due consideration