Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Stage

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jerb44 09 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q43. Do you have any views on our intended approach to Health Impact Assessments?

  • Comment ID: 3585697//9
Building houses close to a major road (M5 to A38 link) will be a major health hazard.
jerb44 09 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Garden Villages and New Communities What is proposed for North Somerset?

  • Comment ID: 3585697//4
No transport proposals have been made that suggest that the proposed housing sites will remotely meet sustainability criteria.
jerb44 09 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q44. Should a new policy aspire to net zero carbon new development?

  • Comment ID: 3585697//10
Best way to achieve low carbon impact is to build houses close to the biggest source of employment which is Bristol.
jerb44 09 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Introduction How the housing requirement will be met:

  • Comment ID: 3585697//1
My comment to the JSP is repeated in summary here. The declared housing need has not been broken down such that the local need can be assessed.
jerb44 09 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Mendip Spring garden Village Q15. Do you have any comments on the proposed vision for Mendip Spring Garden Village?

  • Comment ID: 3585697//5
A wildly optimistic presentation which ignores major negatives.
jerb44 09 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Urban Living Q27. What are your views on the proposed options for increasing urban living?

  • Comment ID: 3585697//6
Nothing wrong with high density housing provided a sophisticated and wide ranging public transport system is integrated into the development. Nothing presented here suggests that such a transport system is either envisaged or affordable.
jerb44 09 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Employment Q33. Do you agree that the delivery of employment and employment premises remain important to Weston-super-Mare?

  • Comment ID: 3585697//7
No evidence presented to show that businesses will be attracted to the proposed business areas.
jerb44 09 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document North Somerset Issues Q1. Do you agree with these or are there other challenges or issues which we have not included and how might the Local Plan address these?

  • Comment ID: 3585697//2
The needs of Weston super mare should be limited to those necessary for the natural increase in population.
jerb44 09 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Transport Q39. Are there any other transport issues or challenges that have been missed? How can they be addressed in the Local Plan?

  • Comment ID: 3585697//8
The proposed M5 to A38 link road is likely to be a popular route to Bristol airport thus substantially increasing light and noise pollution.
jerb44 09 Dec 2018

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Introduction Why do we need a new local plan?

  • Comment ID: 3585697//3
Detailed consideration should be given to housing sites close to the south Bristol ring road.