Sevenoaks District Draft Local Plan Consultation July 2018

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KSL Planning ID-2905 18 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Safeguarding places for Wildlife and Nature Blue Green Infrastructure and the Natural Environment Policy 6 - Safeguarding Places for Wildlife and Nature

  • Comment ID: DLPP713
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
Sevenoaks District Council Regulation 18 Consultation - Draft Local Plan Thank you for consulting us on the above. We have reviewed the draft Local Plan (LP), and find that as it stands, this draft is "unsound" as it fails to address the following issues:  New developments leading to net gain in wildlife value, as stated in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), paragraph 170.  The requirements of the Water Framework Directive - Thames River Basin Management Plan. Please see further de
KSL Planning ID-2905 18 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Health and Wellbeing, Air Quality and Climate Change Flood Risk and Sustainable Drainage Policy 18 - Health and Wellbeing, Air Quality, Climate Change and Flooding

  • Comment ID: DLPP714
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
Water Resources Policy 18 of the LP requires new non-domestic development to meet the BREEAM "Excellent" standard, which is to be welcomed. Also the LP says, on p100, "We will contribute to reducing the causes and effects of climate change by promoting best practice in sustainable design and construction to improve the energy and water efficiency of all new development." However there is no mention of water efficiency standards for new domestic buildings, which we would normally expect to see. B