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Weald of Kent Protection Socie… 05 Sep 2017

Main Changes to Local Plan 2030 Policy TRA3a - Parking Standards for Residential Development (MC65) Content

  • Comment ID: MCLP/1054
  • Status: Accepted
ABC's allowance of parking spaces for individual houses and visitor parking is to be applauded (TRA3), but we would welcome a plan for improved parking provision in Tenterden under TRA2, where the problem is becoming acute. The proposed extension of parking at the Leisure Centre will not solve the problem in our opinion.
Christine Newton 30 Aug 2017

Main Changes to Local Plan 2030 Policy TRA3a - Parking Standards for Residential Development (MC65) Content

  • Comment ID: MCLP/1206
  • Status: Accepted
Ref. buildings behind 1-2-Ragstone Hollow. Number 1 has been allotted a parking space and I would like one as well as there is nowhere else close to park. The Council put a gate in for me to get to the car and said to use the car park there - all has been fine until now. If the buildings were moved down by 10 feet space could be left for me to park!!! Problem solved.
Nick Lester-Davis 17 Jul 2017

Main Changes to Local Plan 2030 Policy TRA3a - Parking Standards for Residential Development (MC65) Content

  • Comment ID: MCLP/14
  • Status: Accepted
Minimum parking standards are demonstrable failures in every circumstance as they require the provision of more parking places than can be justified commercially, adding to costs for all, whether they use the parking spaces or not. They also result in a lower quality urban environment with additional sprawl, additional flood risk (through excess hard surfaces) and reduced visual amenity. This particularly applies in the centre of towns and settlements where the additional unnecessary parking req