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Question 8: Do you have any comments to make on National Policy and Guidance?

Representation ID: 754

Received: 30/09/2015

Respondent: THURNBY AND BUSHBY Parish Council

Representation Summary:

Policy on Planning Obligations, para 3.5, - The Parish Council understands that following a legal challenge, this has changed from 10 to 3 units. Therefore need to amend bullet point 9 to read "that contributions to affordable housing ..... should not be sought below a threshold of 3 units ..."

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Policy on Planning Obligations, para 3.5, - The Parish Council understands that following a legal challenge, this has changed from 10 to 3 units. Therefore need to amend bullet point 9 to read "that contributions to affordable housing ..... should not be sought below a threshold of 3 units ..."

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Question 11: Do you have any comments to make about Pre Application?

Representation ID: 755

Received: 30/09/2015

Respondent: THURNBY AND BUSHBY Parish Council

Representation Summary:

Managing Planning Obligations, para 4.3.5 states "Pre-application discussions may be disclosed to District Councillors and Parish Councils where the potential application is content with this". It is felt that this should be actively encouraged as good practice.

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Managing Planning Obligations, para 4.3.5 states "Pre-application discussions may be disclosed to District Councillors and Parish Councils where the potential application is content with this". It is felt that this should be actively encouraged as good practice.

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Question 14: Do you have any comments about Determining Applications and appropriate Obligations?

Representation ID: 757

Received: 30/09/2015

Respondent: THURNBY AND BUSHBY Parish Council

Representation Summary:

Chapter 4, para 4.5.2 reads "Planning applications will not be determined unless there is a draft Heads of Terms for s106 Obligations agreed with the applicant in writing, placed on the planning register (the electronic database of planning applications and associated correspondence known as the Planning Portal) and included in reports etc..." The Parish Council believes that this is essential and must adhered to.

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Chapter 4, para 4.5.2 reads "Planning applications will not be determined unless there is a draft Heads of Terms for s106 Obligations agreed with the applicant in writing, placed on the planning register (the electronic database of planning applications and associated correspondence known as the Planning Portal) and included in reports etc..." The Parish Council believes that this is essential and must adhered to.

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Question 20: Do you have any comments on holding and spending of contributions?

Representation ID: 761

Received: 30/09/2015

Respondent: THURNBY AND BUSHBY Parish Council

Representation Summary:

Chapter 4, para 4.9.3.2 - the additional responsibility of Parish Councils with ref to holding and spending of financial contributions by developers if this is devolved to Parish level.

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Chapter 4, para 4.9.3.2 - the additional responsibility of Parish Councils with ref to holding and spending of financial contributions by developers if this is devolved to Parish level.

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Question 20: Do you have any comments on holding and spending of contributions?

Representation ID: 764

Received: 30/09/2015

Respondent: THURNBY AND BUSHBY Parish Council

Representation Summary:

Chapter 6, Affordable Housing, para 6.2.4 - amend to reflect change from 10 to 3 units as per comment ref Chapter 3, para 3.5.

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Chapter 6, Affordable Housing, para 6.2.4 - amend to reflect change from 10 to 3 units as per comment ref Chapter 3, para 3.5.

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Question 27: What are your views on Harborough's affordable housing requirements in respect of the percentage sought and the tenure mix. Does this approach meet the housing needs of Harborough residen

Representation ID: 766

Received: 30/09/2015

Respondent: THURNBY AND BUSHBY Parish Council

Representation Summary:

Chapter 6, para 6.3.4 - reference to "There is a strong demand for single level development for older people and we encourage apartment and bungalow type development to meet this need" is welcomed as is the "Special Needs and Extra Care Housing" in para 6.4. However, it is felt that there should also be some reference to the need to address the needs of younger generations in order to enable them to get onto the housing market and encourage them to stay in the locality.

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Chapter 6, para 6.3.4 - reference to "There is a strong demand for single level development for older people and we encourage apartment and bungalow type development to meet this need" is welcomed as is the "Special Needs and Extra Care Housing" in para 6.4. However, it is felt that there should also be some reference to the need to address the needs of younger generations in order to enable them to get onto the housing market and encourage them to stay in the locality.

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Question 30: Do you have any comments to make about Community Facilities Contributions

Representation ID: 767

Received: 30/09/2015

Respondent: THURNBY AND BUSHBY Parish Council

Representation Summary:

Chapter 7, Community Facilities, para 7.3 Usage of Community Facilities Funding noted and the need for Parish Councils to have an active input into identifying local need is welcomed.

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Chapter 7, Community Facilities, para 7.3 Usage of Community Facilities Funding noted and the need for Parish Councils to have an active input into identifying local need is welcomed.

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Question 31: Do you have any comments about Open Spaces Sport and Recreation Contributions

Representation ID: 769

Received: 30/09/2015

Respondent: THURNBY AND BUSHBY Parish Council

Representation Summary:

Chapter 8, Open Space Sport and Recreation Provision, table 3, corrections of "Principle Users" in the heading to read "Principal".

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Chapter 8, Open Space Sport and Recreation Provision, table 3, corrections of "Principle Users" in the heading to read "Principal".

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Question 36: Do you have any comment to make about Leicestershire County Council Services?

Representation ID: 772

Received: 30/09/2015

Respondent: THURNBY AND BUSHBY Parish Council

Representation Summary:

Highways and Public Health issues - concerns at the impact of additional traffic emanating from large scale developments across the County 0n settlements across the District with respect to:
- volume of traffic
- pedestrian safety
- preservation of the quality of life of residents
- noise and air pollution

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Highways and Public Health issues - concerns at the impact of additional traffic emanating from large scale developments across the County 0n settlements across the District with respect to:
- volume of traffic
- pedestrian safety
- preservation of the quality of life of residents
- noise and air pollution

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