Comment ID 2130
Document Section Proposed Submission Local Plan 2006-2028 Yeovil - Vision and Proposals What should the Local Plan deliver? Yeovil Sustainable Urban Extension Garden City Suburb Garden City Suburb View all on this section
Respondent Somerset County Council Enviro… View all by this respondent
Response Date 08 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:

Para. 5.41-5.45: Garden City Suburb: It is unclear which of these paragraphs applies to the urban extension, which to Summerhouse Village, which to other sustainable development and which to some combination of two or three of them.

Para. 5.44: "standards ... should also be pursued where possible" This is vague - how will what is possible be judged?

Para. 5.44: Bullet point 3: "access to one employment opportunity per household" Suggest "access to at least one employment opportunity..."

Bullet point 4 "homes should be within a 10 minute walk of a frequent bus service and…"

Speed of walking varies. The SCC standard for distance from a bus stop is a maximum of 400m.

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: