Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) October 2010

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Cavanna Homes (SW) Ltd and Cha… 03 Dec 2010

Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) Settlement Strategy Settlement Hierarchy Determination of the South Somerset Settlement Hierarchy Evidence Base Review Evidence Base Review

  • Comment ID: 2716
  • Response Type: Support
Support is given to the proposed settlement hierarchy in the District. This is in accordance with the advice in PPS3, 'Housing', PPS7 'Sustainable Development in Rural Areas' and PPS12 'Local Spatial Planning'. Of particular relevance is paragraph 3 of PPS7 which states: "Away from larger urban areas, planning authorities should focus most new development in or near to local service centres where employment, housing (including affordable housing) services and other facilities should be provided
East Coker Preservation Trust 03 Dec 2010

Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) Settlement Strategy Settlement Hierarchy Determination of the South Somerset Settlement Hierarchy Evidence Base Review Evidence Base Review

  • Comment ID: 2428
  • Response Type: Object
The settlement strategy has not been informed by any assessment of the historical role and development of settlement and whether the strategy should continue or alter trends. There is no reference to PPS5 and issues of historic character iof the landscape and its contribution to peoples quality of life in helping to determine where and how much growth can be absorbed across the District. Concepts of functions and roles consider only function, not quality of life issues. Concepts such as ‚Äěrural