Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Stage

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Wraxall and Failand Parish Council 08 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q46. Should the Local Plan identify suitable land for large-scale renewable energy development to support new development?

  • Comment ID: 7800929//14
No
Wraxall and Failand Parish Council 08 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q47. Where a new policy sets a % reduction in carbon emissions, if it is deemed this cannot be met on-site, should it introduce a mechanism to collect off-site carbon-emission payments?

  • Comment ID: 7800929//15
No, it is better to have an incentive rather than a punitive measure that has little impact on Climate Change.
Wraxall and Failand Parish Council 08 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q48. Do you have any views on our intended approach to flood risk?

  • Comment ID: 7800929//16
W&F PC support the suggested approach.
Wraxall and Failand Parish Council 08 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Bristol Airport Q38. What are your thoughts on the four proposed options for a Bristol Airport policy in the new Local Plan 2036? Do you have a preferred option?

  • Comment ID: 7800929//9
Against further expansion of Bristol Airport and any development of and around the airport should be under tight control.
Wraxall and Failand Parish Council 08 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q49. Do you have any views on our intended approach to development on previously developed land in the countryside? What type of sites may be suitable for residential redevelopment?

  • Comment ID: 7800929//17
W&F PC would be supportive of this approach.
Wraxall and Failand Parish Council 08 Jan 2019

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: 7800929//10
The proposals do not deliver a fully integrated and viable transport solution and as such the proposed SDL-Nailsea are unsustainable.
Wraxall and Failand Parish Council 08 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q50. Do you have any views on the conversion of holiday accommodation to residential use in the countryside? What approach should future policies take?

  • Comment ID: 7800929//18
The re-use of isolated rural buildings in the countryside should be encouraged for rural and agricultural workers, provided that they are no longer suitable for agricultural use.
Wraxall and Failand Parish Council 08 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q42. Do you have any views on our intended approach to Woodland Neighbourhoo

  • Comment ID: 7800929//11
Consider that a relaxation on assessing whether the size of an extension is proportionate in a "Woodland Neighbourhood" is appropriate.
Wraxall and Failand Parish Council 08 Jan 2019

1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q51. Do you have any views on our approach to minerals?

  • Comment ID: 7800929//19
Opposed to permitted development rights being used for non-hydraulic fracturing shale gas exploration development (“exploration for fracking”) .
Wraxall and Failand Parish Council 08 Jan 2019

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: 7800929//12
Yes but only if Building Regulations are not sufficiently robust.
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