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Persimmon Homes Severn Valley 07 Feb 2019

Congresbury Neighbourhood Development Plan 4.5 Employment Policy E1: Retention of Business and Employment within the Parish

  • Comment ID: 14590529//6
Policy E1 is contrary to NPPF and NPPG guidance on reuse of land which does not include an exception test for the release of land for alternative uses. In making effective use of land, NPPF paragraph 117 requires as much use as possible to be made of previously developed land, paragraph and 118 to give substantial weight to using suitable brownfield land within settlements, promoting use under-utilised land and buildings. Planning policies and decisions need to reflect changes in demand for land