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National Planning Policy Framework
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Especially, have a look at Section 14 on Page 4 which details the absolutely central place of ‘sustainability’ (and tries to explain what it means).
“...At the heart of the National Planning Policy Framework is a presumption in favour
of sustainable development, which should be seen as a golden thread running through
Clearly, drawing attention to an apparent lack of ‘sustainability’ ought to weigh heavily with the planners when they judge the merits of any particular application.
A series of crucial East Hants District Council planning committee meetings has now finished, as detailed here:
18 Dec Land West of Old Odiham Rd 55097/001 REFUSED
14 Jan Cadnam's Farm ref: 55428/001 DEFERRED Good account on Anstey Residents’ Group website HERE
4 Feb South Alton Development ref: 30021/056 APPROVED in poor debate after powerful arguments against by local representatives.
Latest (19 Feb) Alton Town Council have made a formal application to the Secretary of State to call in this application for review under section 25 of the Town and Country Planning Act. The letter by Steve Parkinson, Town Clerk, detailing the grounds is on the ATC website HERE
17 Feb Will Hall Farm ref: 5222/001 and Cadnam’s Farm Ref 55428/001 A calm meeting,
To find all the available information about each application copy the corresponding EHDC Reference above, go to the planning applications search page of the EHDC website using this link and paste the reference into the search box.
|Celebrating Alton 2010|
|Neighbourhood Plan 2014/15|
|Station Area 2012|