Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Stage

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Aston 11 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: 20338913//37
Yes, carbon reductions should be met at or near the site wherever possible.
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.
Congresbury Parish Council 13 Dec 2018

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: 7688737//32
Yes we encourage the development of this policy.
Home Builders Federation Ltd (… 12 Dec 2018

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: 9138657//11
Should not collect carbon offset payments
Alex Child 10 Dec 2018

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: 17440193//9
Given that it may not be so practicable to provide carbon reducing features to retirement housing developments additional care will be required in application to such a mechanism to retirement housing to ensure that such contributions do not compromise the viability of developments.
wwarden 10 Dec 2018

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: 2670977//18
Yes.
Bleadon Parish Council 10 Dec 2018

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: 20583553//28
Yes.Where a new policy sets a % reduction in carbon emissions, if it is deemed this cannot be met on-site, a mechanism to collect off-site carbon emission payments should be introduced?
Portishead Town Council 07 Dec 2018

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: 4113729//25
Acknowledge the wide-ranging opportunities with the district and consider that any off-site proposals should be verifiable and local, and be dealt with on their merits.
Wrington Parish Council 07 Dec 2018

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: 1019201//37
This will not reduce carbon emissions and will offer a ‘cop-out’ opportunity to developers to simply pay money over and no doubt increase house prices to factor in this money in order to ensure their own continuing profit margins. Need to rethink this one.
Winscombe and Sandford Parish… 07 Dec 2018

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: 2596033//8
Oppose off-site carbon-emission payments
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