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 DLPP915
Respondent Seal Parish Council (Tim Marti… [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 06 Sep 2018
Current Status Accepted
Response Type OBSERVATIONS
Comment

7 - Ensuring new development respects local distinctiveness

Policy 15 - Design Principles

To avoid duplication and excessive length, the table in Policy 15 should be replaced by a list of criteria that the Council will apply. Approved Policies EN1 and EN2 are preferred.

The last section of Policy 15 concerns Outdoor Lighting and says ‘Proposals for lighting that affect the outdoor environment which meet the following criteria will be permitted.’ However, external lighting is often not shown on applications, and the first sentence of this section should be amended as follows:

"Details of external lighting must be submitted and will be permitted if they meet the following criteria:"

 

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