Proposed Modifications to the Thanet Local Plan

Document Section Main Modifications Chapter 3 - Housing strategy MM/032 MM/032 [View all comments on this section]
Comment ID 249
Respondent Barbara Cooper - Kent County C… [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 27 Jan 2020

The County Council recommends that reference should be made to the PRoW network, including the provision of safe and convenient pedestrian and cycle access connecting community facilities safely. The County Council also requests that reference is made to the incorporation, and provision for, connections and improvements to the existing PRoW network to provide good access to footpaths, bridleways and cycle networks to facilitate access to the surrounding countryside and provide opportunities for exercise and recreational activities for walkers, cyclists and equestrians. As the Waste Disposal Authority, the County Council would like to see the inclusion of waste in this policy, as highlighted below: “In addition to the timely delivery of education, health, waste and transport infrastructure, proposals for the development of strategic sites under Policies SP13 - SP18a must include an assessment of the need for community facilities as part of the masterplanning process.