Sevenoaks District Draft Local Plan Consultation July 2018

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Ingleton Wood (Selwyn Atkinson… 27 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: DLPP1051
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
As discussed in 1.5 above the past rate of housing completions to date provides a realistic indication as to the expected number of dwelling completions in the future. SDC proposes to adopt the same strategy by focussing development within the existing settlements and on other brownfield sites. Past experiences have shown that this strategy will fail to yield enough homes over the next 20 years. Page 32-33 of the DLP provides a breakdown of the available sources of housing supply over the next 2
Ingleton Wood (Selwyn Atkinson… 27 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Providing for Housing Choices Housing in Rural Areas Policy 10 - Housing in rural areas

  • Comment ID: DLPP1052
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
We support SDC inclusion of the rural exceptions policy which seeks to provide 100% local needs housing however we would advise that all restrictions placed on any 'enabling' market housing should be removed. Attempts to restrict the market for 'enabling' market housing would likely reduce the viability of the overall development thus reduce the absolute number of affordable dwellings available for local people. We believe that the policy as currently worded is counterproductive to the aims of t
Ingleton Wood (Selwyn Atkinson… 27 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 A Balanced Strategy for Sustainable Growth in a Constrained District Policy 2 - Housing and Mixed Use Site Allocations

  • Comment ID: DLPP1053
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
The Greenbelt Assessment (2017) defines semi-urban character as: "....land which begins on the edge of the fully built up area and contains a mix of urban and rural land uses before giving way to the wider countryside. Land uses might include publicly accessible natural green spaces and green corridors, country parks and local nature reserves, small-scale food production (e.g. market gardens) and waste management facilities, interspersed with built development more generally associated with urba