Strategic Planning and Infrastructure Committee
9th November 2020
Agenda Item 15
This urgent update comprises two elements: Two modifications within Appendix 1 – Local Plan Review Regulation 18 Preferred Approaches Public Consultation Document.
The first modification is to proposed Policy SP5(b) Development North of the M2/Lidsing.
Reference to the need for a new country park and wetland was included in error. To remedy this, criteria 8 of the policy will be updated as follows:
a) A new country
park/wetlands area around the Stour River south of the site and its ability to
filter nitrates & phosphates arising upstream, having regard to the future
operation of the Lenham Waste Water Treatment Works; b)a) Climate Change c)b) 20%
biodiversity net gain will be expected to be achieved on-site d)c) There are
several areas of potential archaeological sensitivity across the site, and
these should be surveyed to ensure their (west of the site) + other areas e)d) FRA will be
The second modification is to insert further text at the end Section 1 Introduction, as follows:
The sites that are currently proposed as allocations within this Regulation 18 preferred approaches document have been taken from analyses including information contained within a Strategic Land Availability Assessment. Matters such as site allocations, boundaries, yields and infrastructure requirements could change following further evidence gathering, including relevant discussions with developers/landowners, infrastructure and service providers, key stakeholders and statutory undertakers, as appropriate.