PROPOSED SUBMISSION LOCAL PLAN 2006-2028 - Aug 12

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Mactaggart & Mickel (K Hopkins) 10 Aug 2012

Proposed Submission Local Plan 2006-2028 Environmental Quality Green Infrastructure Policy EQ5: Green Infrastructure

  • Comment ID: 2421
For consistency between policies and with reference to the suggested changes to the emerging Local Plan, Policy EQ5 should be amended to ensure that the proposals respond to its changes.
Mactaggart & Mickel (K Hopkins) 10 Aug 2012

Proposed Submission Local Plan 2006-2028 Environmental Quality Green Infrastructure Policy EQ5: Green Infrastructure

  • Comment ID: 2422
For consistency between policies and with reference to the suggested changes to the emerging Local Plan, Policy EQ5 should be amended to ensure that the proposals respond to its changes.
Donne Holdings and Somerset Co… 10 Aug 2012

Proposed Submission Local Plan 2006-2028 Environmental Quality Green Infrastructure Policy EQ5: Green Infrastructure

  • Comment ID: 2208
Our clients endorse the gist of Policies EQ1 - 7 whilst EQ8 does not concern them
East Coker Preservation Trust 09 Aug 2012

Proposed Submission Local Plan 2006-2028 Environmental Quality Green Infrastructure Policy EQ5: Green Infrastructure

  • Comment ID: 2069
The Trust has no objection to the policy as such but considers the Yeovil Major Urban Extension proposals are in conflict the above policy, which seeks to preserve and enhance the area's green infrastructure, for the following reasons * Firstly the stated aim to "improve recreational opportunities, including environmental education, local food production and support physical health and mental wellbeing" is severely undermined by the use of Grade 1 agricultural land for this development and the
East Coker Preservation Trust 09 Aug 2012

Proposed Submission Local Plan 2006-2028 Environmental Quality Green Infrastructure Policy EQ5: Green Infrastructure

  • Comment ID: 2070
The Trust has no objection to the policy as such but considers the Yeovil Major Urban Extension proposals are in conflict the above policy, which seeks to preserve and enhance the area's green infrastructure, for the following reasons * Firstly the stated aim to "improve recreational opportunities, including environmental education, local food production and support physical health and mental wellbeing" is severely undermined by the use of Grade 1 agricultural land for this development and the
East Coker Preservation Trust 09 Aug 2012

Proposed Submission Local Plan 2006-2028 Environmental Quality Green Infrastructure Policy EQ5: Green Infrastructure

  • Comment ID: 2071
The Trust has no objection to the policy as such but considers the Yeovil Major Urban Extension proposals are in conflict the above policy, which seeks to preserve and enhance the area's green infrastructure, for the following reasons * Firstly the stated aim to "improve recreational opportunities, including environmental education, local food production and support physical health and mental wellbeing" is severely undermined by the use of Grade 1 agricultural land for this development and the
East Coker Preservation Trust 09 Aug 2012

Proposed Submission Local Plan 2006-2028 Environmental Quality Green Infrastructure Policy EQ5: Green Infrastructure

  • Comment ID: 2072
The Trust has no objection to the policy as such but considers the Yeovil Major Urban Extension proposals are in conflict the above policy, which seeks to preserve and enhance the area's green infrastructure, for the following reasons * Firstly the stated aim to "improve recreational opportunities, including environmental education, local food production and support physical health and mental wellbeing" is severely undermined by the use of Grade 1 agricultural land for this development and the
Brian Jacobs 09 Aug 2012

Proposed Submission Local Plan 2006-2028 Environmental Quality Green Infrastructure Policy EQ5: Green Infrastructure

  • Comment ID: 714
Policy EQ5 Promotes inclusion of the River Yeo as a valuable asset to the Yeovil Vision.
Matt Horsley 05 Aug 2012

Proposed Submission Local Plan 2006-2028 Environmental Quality Green Infrastructure Policy EQ5: Green Infrastructure

  • Comment ID: 354
I object to the Yeovil Urban Extension on the grounds that SSDC have not fully assessed that impact on the green infrastructure, particularly the loss of footpaths within the proposed development area. The proposed development will destroy approx. 2.5 miles of footpaths. This loss of footpaths will have a negative effect on the health and wellbeing of the residents of East Coker Parish, and will also have a negative effect on the number of visitors to the area, who come to walk and enjoy the cou
Woodland Trust 02 Aug 2012

Proposed Submission Local Plan 2006-2028 Environmental Quality Green Infrastructure Policy EQ5: Green Infrastructure

  • Comment ID: 276
We are pleased to support the 7th bullet point of this Policy: 'Increase the District's tree cover'. We note that South Somerset's existing tree cover is below average. The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) supports the need for more native woodland creation by stating that: 'Local planning authorities should: set out a strategic approach in their Local Plans, planning positively for the creation, protection, enhancement and management of networks of biodiversity and green infrastructur