Local Plan to 2030 Regulation 19 - Publication June 2016

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Hobbs Parker Planning Consulta… 16 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft TOPIC POLICIES SECTION B - EMPLOYMENT AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY Loss or redevelopment of Employment Sites and Premises Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2388
  • Status: Accepted
* There scope for misinterpretation in the second part of the policy relating to land outside the Ashford urban area. The policy wording currently refers to the whole of the rural area in the heading – the wider rural area is not subject to this policy, this could be misinterpreted with the current wording 2.There is a minor drafting error in the policy reference HOU3 rather than HOU4 3.The policy and text supporting text at 5.147 relating to marketing evidence goes beyond what is reasonable a
Tenterden Town Council (Philip… 11 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft TOPIC POLICIES SECTION B - EMPLOYMENT AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY Loss or redevelopment of Employment Sites and Premises Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/1993
  • Status: Accepted
Policy EMP2 Rural area – introductory paragraph "Proposals for the loss…" should this refer specifically to use class B employment, and should there be an equivalent for use class A?
Home Builders Federation Ltd (… 10 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft TOPIC POLICIES SECTION B - EMPLOYMENT AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY Loss or redevelopment of Employment Sites and Premises Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/1918
  • Status: Accepted
The policy is unsound because it is unjustified, ineffective and potentially inconsistent with emerging government planning policy. The policy places many conditions on the re-development of employment sites for housing. It requires applicants to satisfy various criteria. Some of these criteria are vague. For example, for urban sites, part B requires the applicant to demonstrate that a unit has been unlet or for sale "for a substantial period of time". It is unclear what the Council might deem
Newenden Parish Council (Ake N… 09 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft TOPIC POLICIES SECTION B - EMPLOYMENT AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY Loss or redevelopment of Employment Sites and Premises Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/1496
  • Status: Accepted
We welcome the emphasis placed on the importance of rural employment and business activity. Newenden is home to one of the biggest manufacturers and distributors of landscaping, horticultural and sportsturf products in the South East, as well as an award-winning pub and a major tourist facility for camping and boating on the Rother. In addition, there are several smaller businesses, artisans and artists operating from the village. It is very much in the village's interest to see these able to ex