Sevenoaks District Draft Local Plan Consultation July 2018

Document Section Draft Local Plan July 2018 Providing for Housing Choices Housing in Rural Areas Policy 10 - Housing in rural areas [View all comments on this section]
Comment ID DLPP418
Respondent John B Pike FRICS Chartered Su… [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 08 Sep 2018
Current Status Accepted

The plan should identify specific locations in the Green Belt immediately adjacent to existing towns,villages and settlements where local need housing could be provided if such need is properly identified in an up to date housing rural housing needs survey.

In the past the vague nature of the policy has led to such schemes failing as a result of Judicial Review.