Sevenoaks District Draft Local Plan Consultation July 2018

Document Section 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 [View all comments on this section]
Comment ID DLPP515
Respondent Kent Wildlife Trust (Camilla B… [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 10 Sep 2018
Current Status Accepted
Response Type OBSERVATIONS
Comment

Section on 'Designated Areas'

The Trust fully supports this policy. However, please could you reference the wording from the NPPF (particularly paragraph 174) re 'safeguarding' and 'ecological networks' e.g. 'Opportunities will be sought [...] extension, management and reconnection of sites, to form an ecological network'. This will make it clearer that this policy is a requirement of the NPPF.[Redacted].

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