Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) October 2010

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Bath and Wells Diocesan Board… 16 Dec 2010

Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) Settlement Strategy Settlement Hierarchy Determination of the South Somerset Settlement Hierarchy Consideration of the Settlement Role and Function Study Consideration of the Settlement Role and Function Study

  • Comment ID: 519
  • Response Type: Object
Notwithstanding the comments made of Objection 1 (to Policy SS1), we object to the contents of para 4.23 which should be deleted. It states that Langport/Huish Episcopi is considered too constrained by flooding issues near its centre to sustainably take the level of growth expected of a market town, and is thus considered more suited to Rural Centre status. However, it is considered that Langport/Huish Episcopi should be classified as a market town as it is recognised as meeting the settlement r
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 Consideration of the Settlement Role and Function Study Consideration of the Settlement Role and Function Study

  • Comment ID: 2717
  • 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