Comment ID 1360
Document Section Proposed Submission Local Plan 2006-2028 Environmental Quality Design/General Development Design/General Development Policy EQ2 View all on this section
Respondent Blackdown Hills AONB View all by this respondent
Response Date 10 Aug 2012
Do you consider the DPD is Legally Compliant?
Do you consider the DPD is Sound?
If you have responded that the DPD is unsound, Do you consider the DPD is unsound because it is:

While this policy acts as a catchall for ‘good design’ it does not offer a strategy or guidance in relation to landscape. It is also not clear whether the final 3 bullet points are general considerations, or just relate to innovative designs, and this should be clarified. In any event we suggest that the statement that ‘developers must not risk the integrity of … designated wildlife and landscape sites’ lacks clarity as a policy consideration, and that it should refer to ‘landscape areas’.

What changes do you suggest to make the DPD legally compliant or sound?
If your representation is seeking a change, do you consider it necessary to participate at the oral part of the examination?
If you wish to participate at the oral part of the examination, please outline why you consider this to be necessary: