Proposed Modifications to the Thanet Local Plan

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Jonathan Tapp 27 Jan 2020

Main Modifications Chapter 3 - Housing strategy MM/035 MM/035

  • Comment ID: 217
I farm the land around this site, and I grow potatoes every few years on this actual land. It is some of the very best land in the country for growing crops. It seems to me that the negative externalities are very large, for me and for those living nearby. The stock of capital assets will not be raised in line with this very large development, resulting in more crowding of our hospitals, roads, schools etc. Indeed I am supposed to provide land to improve the roads around this development, at agr
Jonathan Tapp 27 Jan 2020

Main Modifications Chapter 3 - Housing strategy MM/040 MM/040

  • Comment ID: 227
"Appropriate landscape treatment in order to provide an appropriate transition between the development and the adjacent open countryside" - what does this mean, "appropriate" used twice in a sentence? I own the adjacent open countryside and it is farmed, it is not an asset for the developers. Similarly, the retention and/or upgrading of designated bridleways refers to my land; TM 14 is NOT a bridleway it is a footpath. Am I supposed to just give it up to increase the developer's assets? TM13 is