Main Changes to Local Plan 2030

Comment ID MCLP/759
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 Crabtree and Crabtee (Hothfiel… [View all comments by this respondent]
Agent Hobbs Parker Property Consulta…
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? Yes
If you consider the ‘Main Change’ is unsound, on which grounds do you consider it so (see guidance)?

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.


MC94 to the allocation contained within Policy S51 - Aldington - Land North of Church View is supported.

It is considered that the proposed Main Change 94 and the identification of this land for allocation for up to 10 dwellings has been appropriately considered and is consistent with National Policy. It is a positive response to the council's requirement to provide sufficient housing to meet objectively assessed housing need, the allocation is justified in this respect and by having a supportive landowner it is an effective allocation and ultimately deliverable.

There are no overriding constraints to the development of the site as currently envisaged by the proposed allocation in the local plan.

Should the council require itself to find further housing sites, due to problems encountered with other allocations, then it is pointed out that this allocation could be enlarged as it can readily accommodate more development than the 10 dwellings allocated within the available site which also includes land with a frontage to Roman Road.

Do you consider it necessary to participate at the oral part of the examination? No
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?
  • Add to existing comment
Do you consider that this ‘Main Change’ is Legally Compliant in accordance with the relevant regulations?
  • Yes