Main Changes to Local Plan 2030

Comment ID MCLP/745
Document Section Main Changes to Local Plan 2030 Policy S51 - Aldington, Land North of Church View (MC94) Content [View all comments on this section]
Respondent Terry Ransley [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 31 Aug 2017
To be "Sound" a Plan should be Positively Prepared, Justified, Effective and Consistent with National Policy
Do you consider that this ‘Main Change’ is sound? No
If you consider the ‘Main Change’ is unsound, on which grounds do you consider it so (see guidance)?
  • Not Positively Prepared

Please set out your representation here, relating to "soundness". If applicable, what changes do you propose to make the document "sound"?

To help the independent Planning Inspector manage the examination, we ask that representations are concise and, where they are necessarily detailed, that you provide a concise summary setting out your main points.


The proposed site has to be considered with MC95 as they are adjoining, so my comments relate to both.

The sites were excluded from the previous draft plan and the reasons that ABC gave then for not including them has not changed.

ABC have given no evidence in the main changes to the plan to change their original view

These two sites should not be included in the 2030 Local Plan, just to make up a supposed shortfall in the number of houses to be built.

The Village Protection Policy should be adopted to protect rural locations



Do you consider it necessary to participate at the oral part of the examination? Yes
Does your representation relate to a new or a previously-submitted omission site?
  • Not Applicable
If you have previously commented on the Local Plan, as a result of this ‘Main Change’ do you wish to withdraw, replace or add to any previous comments?
  • Withdraw in entirety
Do you consider that this ‘Main Change’ is Legally Compliant in accordance with the relevant regulations?
  • Yes