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

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Tatworth and Forton Parish Council 17 Oct 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Housing Replacement dwellings and extensions in the countryside Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1161
REPLACEMENT DWELLINGS IN THE COUNTRYSIDE Policies HG7 and HG8 will make it extremely difficult to replace existing dwellings in the countryside due to the criteria being used and the restrictive conditions placed on planning. Whilst this may seem entirely reasonable, there is some concern that future commitments to growth will place the emphasis on building housing estates on the green belt rather than improving existing farm buildings to provide for the anticipated housing need.
Cranborne Chase and West Wilts… 18 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Housing Replacement dwellings and extensions in the countryside Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1587
In connection with replacement dwellings in the countryside and housing for agricultural workers (policies HG7 and HG8) this AONB's Position Statement on Housing may well be relevant to your Local Plan Review. Whilst there do not appear to be any major conflicts between the AONBs position and your policy document you may wish to look at our publication particularly in relation to the floor area criteria given in relation to these categories of dwellings. In comparison, your current figures appea
Blackdown Hills AONB 17 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Housing Replacement dwellings and extensions in the countryside Text Block

  • Comment ID: 226
Support this policy, which as well as protecting the availability of smaller rural properties, helps to maintain the character and special qualities of the AONB.