Sevenoaks District Draft Local Plan Consultation July 2018

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Maidstone Borough Council (Ann… 28 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Supporting a Vibrant and Balanced Economy Economic Land and Development Policy 13 - Supporting a Vibrant and Balanced Economy

  • Comment ID: DLPP1115
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
Employment There is total need for 11.6ha additional employment land over the plan period. MBC supports Policy 13 – Supporting a Vibrant and Balanced Economy which demonstrates the Council can meet its employment need. MBC notes that considerable office space has been lost to residential conversion as a result of permitted development rights. The Local Plan states that Article 4 directions will be served on all office accommodation on allocated sites to remove permitted development rights in reg
Maidstone Borough Council (Ann… 28 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 A Balanced Strategy for Sustainable Growth in a Constrained District Policy 1 - A Balanced Strategy For Growth in a Constrained District

  • Comment ID: DLPP1112
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
Thank you for consulting Maidstone Borough Council on the Sevenoaks District Draft Local Plan Consultation July 2018. The response has been agreed by the council's Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee at its meeting on 11th September 2018. Housing Based on the standardised methodology, Sevenoaks District has an OAN of 13,960 over the plan period (2015-2035). Policy 1 – A Balanced Strategy For Growth in a Constrained District and supporting text outlines that developme
Maidstone Borough Council (Ann… 28 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Providing for Housing Choices Provision of Affordable Housing Policy 9 - Provision of affordable housing

  • Comment ID: DLPP1113
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
Policy 9 – Provision of affordable housing proposes a financial requirement for affordable housing from small sites. It would not be appropriate to require contributions in this way if it would mean sites were unviable and as a result could affect the delivery of the OAN. Any such approach would need to be supported with up to date viability evidence.
Maidstone Borough Council (Ann… 28 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Providing for Housing Choices Gypsies & Travellers Policy 11: Provision for the Gypsy and Traveller Community

  • Comment ID: DLPP1114
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
Gypsy and travellers The Gypsy and Traveller and Travelling Showperson Accommodation Assessment (2017) states that there is a need for further pitches over the plan period. The need is between 11 and 51 pitches. MBC supports the strategy outlined in the Local Plan which demonstrates how the need can be met in full within the Borough. The Local Plan proposes additional permanent pitches on: 1) Existing temporary pitches on suitable sites that can be made permanent 2) Additional permanent pitches
Maidstone Borough Council (Ann… 18 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Providing for Housing Choices Provision of Affordable Housing Policy 9 - Provision of affordable housing

  • Comment ID: DLPP658
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
Policy 9 – Provision of affordable housing proposes a financial requirement for affordable housing from small sites. It would not be appropriate to require contributions in this way if it would mean sites were unviable and as a result could affect the delivery of the OAN. Any such approach would need to be supported with up to date viability evidence.
Maidstone Borough Council (Ann… 18 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Providing for Housing Choices Gypsies & Travellers Policy 11: Provision for the Gypsy and Traveller Community

  • Comment ID: DLPP660
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
The Gypsy and Traveller and Travelling Showperson Accommodation Assessment (2017) states that there is a need for further pitches over the plan period. The need is between 11 and 51 pitches. MBC supports the strategy outlined in the Local Plan which demonstrates how the need can be met in full within the Borough. The Local Plan proposes additional permanent pitches on: 1) Existing temporary pitches on suitable sites that can be made permanent 2) Additional permanent pitches on suitable sites wit
Maidstone Borough Council (Ann… 18 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Supporting a Vibrant and Balanced Economy Economic Land and Development Policy 13 - Supporting a Vibrant and Balanced Economy

  • Comment ID: DLPP661
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
There is total need for 11.6ha additional employment land over the plan period. MBC supports Policy 13 – Supporting a Vibrant and Balanced Economy which demonstrates the Council can meet its employment need. MBC notes that considerable office space has been lost to residential conversion as a result of permitted development rights. The Local Plan states that Article 4 directions will be served on all office accommodation on allocated sites to remove permitted development rights in regard to offi
Maidstone Borough Council (Ann… 18 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 A Balanced Strategy for Sustainable Growth in a Constrained District Policy 1 - A Balanced Strategy For Growth in a Constrained District

  • Comment ID: DLPP657
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
Based on the standardised methodology, Sevenoaks District has an OAN of 13,960 over the plan period (2015-2035). Policy 1 – A Balanced Strategy For Growth in a Constrained District and supporting text outlines that development will be focused within existing settlements, including building at higher density on non-Green Belt Land; the re-use of previously development land, including land in the Green Belt, where situated in sustainable locations, will be encouraged; and development will be permi