Sevenoaks District Draft Local Plan Consultation July 2018

Comment ID DLPP702
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]
Respondent Gravesham Borough Council (Pla… [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 10 Sep 2018

Policy 10 states that on rare occasions, rural exception housing may include an

element of market housing in addition to affordable housing. It then goes on to set

out the conditions which will need to be met for that to occur. Whilst it may be

appropriate to state in the explanatory text that such development will only occur on

rare occasions, there is no need to include such a statement in the policy itself. The

controlling factor will be the conditions that will apply rather than the rarity of the