NPPF Changes Consultation 2015

Ensuring Housing Is Delivered On Land Allocated In Plans - Page 9

Question 15.

Do you support the proposal to strengthen the starter homes exception site policy? If not why not?

  • A list of constraints in the local plan should be broad enough to cover sites in the Green Belt or areas of high landscape value and biodiversity. Some general guidance in the NPPF may be acceptable but on the basis that local plan policies should be paramount in setting out specific circumstances. 
  • We have reservations about giving so much priority to starter homes at the expense of low cost rental, especially social housing. We object strongly to low cost rented houses being sacrificed for market sector starter homes.

2017 Guildford Local Plan

Guildford’s NEW local Plan has just opened for consultation. PLEASE RESPOND before 24th July 2017.  GGG has published its responses to Local Plan Policies here 

GGG Latest

Catch up on the latest news, issues and events from Guildford Greenbelt Group

Useful links

Find your way to the web sites of planning commentators, local residents' groups and much more