Document Section Proposed Submission Local Plan 2006-2028 Settlement Strategy Settlement Hierarchy Sustainabilty Appraisal Policy SS1: Settlement Hierarchy [View all comments on this section]
Comment ID 1395
Respondent Probiotics International Ltd [View all comments by this respondent]
Agent Boon Brown Planning (M Frost)
Response Date 10 Aug 2012
Response Type SUPPORT
Do you consider the DPD is Legally Compliant? Yes
Do you consider the DPD is Sound? Yes

Fully support the designation of South Petherton as a Rural Centre by Policy ss1 having regard to 1) its historic role in providing a range of services and facilities for the surrounding rural area 2) its previous designation as Rural Centre by previously adopting Local Plans and 3) having regard to the evidence within the South Somerset Settlement Role and Function Study (April 2009)

On this basis it is considered that Policy SS1 meets the tests of Soundness. It is also considered that the plan is Legally Compliant

If your representation is seeking a change, do you consider it necessary to participate at the oral part of the examination? Yes
If you wish to participate at the oral part of the examination, please outline why you consider this to be necessary: Only if necessary - for the purpose of clarity