Sevenoaks District Draft Local Plan Consultation July 2018

Document Section Draft Local Plan July 2018 Ensuring new development respects local distinctiveness Outdoor Lighting Policy 15 - Design Principles [View all comments on this section]
Comment ID DLPP721
Respondent High Weald AONB Unit (Claire T… [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 18 Sep 2018
Current Status Accepted

There is a High Weald AONB Design Guide in preparation which seeks to enable housing
developments in the AONB to reflect High Weald characteristics. It is requested that this
Guide be referenced in section 8 of this policy.
I support the reference to AONBs in the ‘Outdoor Lighting’ section as the High Weald has
intrinsically dark night skies which need to be protected.