Local Plan to 2030 Regulation 19 - Publication June 2016

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Ashford Borough Council (Geral… 11 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft TOPIC POLICIES SECTION C - TRANSPORT Cycling Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2089
  • Status: Accepted
I am delighted that there is the intention to develop cycle and pedestrian routes, to encourage the use such transport instead of the private car.
Ashford Borough Council (Geral… 11 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft TOPIC POLICIES SECTION A - HOUSING Residential Windfall Development Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2105
  • Status: Accepted
The reliance on windfall sites, both for housing and gipsy pitches, places the rural parts of the Borough under serious threat. Since this Council is seen not to have a 5 year supply, and since the NPPF favours sustainable development, particularly where the 5 year supply is lacking, the temptation will be to allow development which may gradually destroy the rural areas - HOU 3, HOU 4 and HOU 5.
Ashford Borough Council (Geral… 11 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft TOPIC POLICIES SECTION A - HOUSING Housing Development Outside Settlements Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2106
  • Status: Accepted
The reliance on windfall sites, both for housing and gipsy pitches, places the rural parts of the Borough under serious threat. Since this Council is seen not to have a 5 year supply, and since the NPPF favours sustainable development, particularly where the 5 year supply is lacking, the temptation will be to allow development which may gradually destroy the rural areas - HOU 3, HOU 4 and HOU 5.
Ashford Borough Council (Geral… 11 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft TOPIC POLICIES SECTION C - TRANSPORT Pedestrians Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2088
  • Status: Accepted
I am delighted that there is the intention to develop cycle and pedestrian routes, to encourage the use such transport instead of the private car.
Ashford Borough Council (Geral… 11 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Waterbrook Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2092
  • Status: Accepted
I am pleased to see that the truck stop may be enlarged, though this is a small measure. Every little helps - S 16.
Ashford Borough Council (Geral… 11 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft TOPIC POLICIES SECTION D - THE NATURAL AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT Biodiversity and Landscape Protecting Important Rural Features Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2095
  • Status: Accepted
I am pleased to see that rural assets and heritage will be protected as far as possible - ENV 5, 13 and 14.
Ashford Borough Council (Geral… 11 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft TOPIC POLICIES SECTION A - HOUSING Affordable Housing Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2093
  • Status: Accepted
I am pleased to see that affordable housing is a priority, and that starter homes are given high importance - HOU 1
Ashford Borough Council (Geral… 11 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft TOPIC POLICIES SECTION D - THE NATURAL AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT The Historic Environment Conservation and Enhancement of Heritage Assets

  • Comment ID: ALP/2096
  • Status: Accepted
I am pleased to see that rural assets and heritage will be protected as far as possible - ENV 5, 13 and 14.
Ashford Borough Council (Geral… 11 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft STRATEGIC POLICIES Strategic Development Requirements Housing delivery

  • Comment ID: ALP/2112
  • Status: Accepted
The reliance on windfall sites, both for housing and gipsy pitches, places the rural parts of the Borough under serious threat. Since this Council is seen not to have a 5 year supply, and since the NPPF favours sustainable development, particularly where the 5 year supply is lacking, the temptation will be to allow development which may gradually destroy the rural areas - HOU 3, HOU 4 and HOU 5. The situation with gypsy and traveller sites is particularly worrying - 5.120 - 122. HOU 16. These
Ashford Borough Council (Geral… 11 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft TOPIC POLICIES SECTION C - TRANSPORT Bus provision Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2090
  • Status: Accepted
I am pleased to see that the local bus network is to be enhanced to meet the needs of new developments as they occur - TRA 4.
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