Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Stage

Document Section 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? [View all comments on this section]
Comment ID 21484897//8
Respondent Hoddell Associates (Quinton) [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 09 Dec 2018
Comment

 In our view there ought to be less restrictive policies applying to the conversion of holiday accommodation to residential use in the countryside in order that such properties can then, on a balanced judgement, contribute to meeting the acknowledged significant housing shortage that currently exists.

Summary
In our view there ought to be less restrictive policies applying to the conversion of holiday accommodation to residential use in the countryside in order that such properties can then, on a balanced judgement, contribute to meeting the acknowledged significant housing shortage that currently exists.
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