Proposed Modifications to the Thanet Local Plan

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Barbara Cooper - Kent County C… 27 Jan 2020

Main Modifications Chapter 3 - Housing strategy MM/038 MM/038

  • Comment ID: 255
This strategic site is within 250m of a safeguarded waste facility. Therefore, an Infrastructure Assessment will be required to determine whether the proposed strategic sites are in accordance with the safeguarding policies of the KMLWP. Therefore, an Infrastructure Assessment must be carried out to inform the masterplanning of a strategic housing site. The County Council is concerned that the proposed modifications do not include any requirement for archaeological assessment to be included in
C Solly 27 Jan 2020

Main Modifications Chapter 3 - Housing strategy MM/038 MM/038

  • Comment ID: 344
The modification is welcomed and supported
Marie Nagy - Teal Planning Ltd 24 Jan 2020

Main Modifications Chapter 3 - Housing strategy MM/038 MM/038

  • Comment ID: 203
Maximum Number of New Homes Allowing for additional units to be provided, above that currently permitted through the reserved matter approvals, is supported and is allowed within the existing planning provisions for the development. Additional flexibility however is requested to enable the total number of units to be more than 1020 units if demonstrated to be appropriate through any future re-planning of the areas that have not yet started and in the interest of the good planning of these spaces
Julie Davies - CPRE Kent 20 Jan 2020

Main Modifications Chapter 3 - Housing strategy MM/038 MM/038

  • Comment ID: 62
Land is allocated for up to 1020 dwellings. It is noted that Main Modifications are proposed to this policy "for clarity and effectiveness and (to) apply a consistent approach to strategic housing policies." Unlike the other policies no indication is given to density aspirations. As a matter of principle, higher densities should be encouraged to reduce the need for loss of best and most versatile agricultural land. In addition, where the required accompanying Transport Assessment will "incorp