Draft Thanet Local Plan - 2031 - Pre-Submission Publication, Regulation 19

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Elizabeth Rossi 04 Oct 2018

Draft Thanet Local Plan - 2031 - Pre-Submission Publication, Regulation 19 Landscaping and Green Infrastructure in New Developments GI06

  • Comment ID: 1300
  • Response Type: Observation
Please incorporate my comments to the Local Plan Inspector. Trees and hedgerows promote sustainable, well designed, development that ensures biodiversity and landscaping are at the heart to help create green spaces for wildlife and people, to contribute to a high quality natural and built environment, and contribute to a better quality of life. Thanet has the least density of trees and hedgerows in Kent, given intensive farming during WW2 and in terms of hedgerows, Thanet wasn't part of the enc
Heather Twizell - Natural England 04 Oct 2018

Draft Thanet Local Plan - 2031 - Pre-Submission Publication, Regulation 19 Landscaping and Green Infrastructure in New Developments GI06

  • Comment ID: 1476
  • Response Type: Support
Landscaping and Green Infrastructure in New Developments The supporting text makes many laudable points, particularly around GI improving peoples wellbeing by keeping them in touch with their natural environment (Paragraph 12.20) and stating that landscaping should be an integral part of the design of a development (Paragraph 12.21).
Barbara Cooper - Kent County C… 04 Oct 2018

Draft Thanet Local Plan - 2031 - Pre-Submission Publication, Regulation 19 Landscaping and Green Infrastructure in New Developments GI06

  • Comment ID: 1527
  • Response Type: Object
SUDS: KCC considers that this policy should be revised to include "Creating new wildlife and biodiversity habitats, including integration with surface water management." This would reflect the multi-functional objectives of SuDS within the revised NPPF.
Mr Barar 02 Oct 2018

Draft Thanet Local Plan - 2031 - Pre-Submission Publication, Regulation 19 Landscaping and Green Infrastructure in New Developments GI06

  • Comment ID: 1102
  • Response Type: Support
Landscaping and Green Infrastructure in New Developments 12.19 A positive natural environment can have economic benefits by making the area a place where people want to live. New developments should contribute to and enhance the natural environment. 12.20 Green infrastructure can be created through landscaping and design by providing wildlife corridors and stepping stones in new developments, creating links between existing habitats. This can contribute to people's health and well-being by keepi
Mr Barar 02 Oct 2018

Draft Thanet Local Plan - 2031 - Pre-Submission Publication, Regulation 19 Landscaping and Green Infrastructure in New Developments GI06

  • Comment ID: 1111
  • Response Type: Observation
Green Corridors / Wildlife Corridor areas would help to reconnect and restore landscape so that wildlife is no longer struggling to survive in isolation. This supports a living landscape, which benefits both people and wildlife and makes nature more resilient to future change. They provide vital wildlife corridors for many species, particularly reptiles, birds and mammals. Please refer to the Birchington Village Appraisal 2018 attachment which evidences that 69.84% of the population of Birchingt
Elisabeth Johnson - Monkton Re… 02 Oct 2018

Draft Thanet Local Plan - 2031 - Pre-Submission Publication, Regulation 19 Landscaping and Green Infrastructure in New Developments GI06

  • Comment ID: 601
  • Response Type: Observation
Unfortunately the landscaping shown on the beautifully presented computer generated images of plans does not always translate itself into reality when a site is developed as often the actual site is not large enough for the landscaping images to materialise, it is to be hoped that in the future this problem will be addressed and the landscaping will actual comply with all the ideals in Policy G106