Daventry Local Plan 1997

DAVENTRY DISTRICT COUNCIL

SAVED POLICIES

FROM THE DAVENTRY DISTRICT LOCAL PLAN (JUNE 1997)

SAVED 28TH SEPTEMBER 2007

Published November 2010

PURPOSE OF THIS DOCUMENT                                                                                       4

EXTRACTS FROM THE LOCAL PLAN INCLUDING SAVED POLICIES:

Chapter 1

Introduction

 5

Chapter 2

General Policies

12

GN1

General

12

GN2

General

12

GN3

General

13

Chapter 3

The Environment

15

EN1

Special Landscape Areas

15

EN2

Conservation Areas

18

EN3

Conservation Areas - Shopfronts

19

EN8

Listed Buildings - Long Straw Thatch

19

EN10

Green Wedges

19

EN11

Rural Access Areas

20

EN12

Green Links

21

EN14

Advertisement Control

21

EN18

Existing Buildings Within Villages

22

EN19

Conversions and/or Change of use of Buildings in the Open Countryside

24

EN20

Conversions and/or Change of use of Farm Buildings

25

EN21

Conversions and/or Change of Use of Traditional Buildings

26

EN25

Comprehensive Landscaping Schemes

27

EN26

Landscaping

28

EN35

Ecologically Important Sites in Daventry

28

EN38

Agricultural Development

29

EN39

Stables and Riding Schools

29

EN42

Design

30

Chapter 4

Housing Policies

32

HS2

Housing related to the growth of Northampton

32

HS4

Housing Provision in Daventry Town

35

HS6

Residential Development outside of Daventry

36

HS9

Upper Floors in the Town Centre

36

HS10

New Settlements

37

HS11

Limited Development in Villages

37

HS14

Brixworth

39

HS16

Crick

39

HS18

Long Buckby

39

HS21

West Haddon

40

HS22

Restricted Infill Villages

40

HS23

Restraint Villages

43

HS24

Open Countryside

44

HS25

Affordable Housing

46

HS26

Affordable Housing

47

HS27

Affordable Housing

48

HS33

Residential Caravans, Mobile Homes and Chalets

49

HS34

Residential Canal Moorings

49

HS36

Backland Development

49

Chapter 5

Industrial & Commercial

51

EM3

Limits Development to Existing Estates & Those Allocated

51

EM4

Changes of Use on Industrial Estates

51

EM7

Upper Floors of Town Centre Properties for Offices

51

EM9

Limited Development Villages

53

EM10

Limited Development Villages

53

EM11

Restricted Infill Villages

55

EM12

Restricted Infill Villages

55

EM13

Restricted Infill Villages

55

EM14

Restricted Infill Villages

56

EM15

Restraint Villages

56

EM16

Open Countryside

57

EM17

Creaton Road

57

Chapter 6

Retail

59

RT4

Retail from Industrial Premises

59

RT6

High Street Frontage Policy

60

RT8

Retention of Village Shops

61

RT9

New Village Shops

61

Chapter 7

Communications

61

CM3

The A14 Service Area

62

CM4

The A14 Service Area

62

CM5

The A14 Service Area

63

CM6

Roadside Services

64

CM7

Public Transport Provisions

64

CM8

Cyclists and Pedestrians

66

CM11

Environmental Improvement Schemes for Daventry

66

Chapter 8

Tourism

68

TM2

Tourist Attractions

68

TM4

Lay-By Facilities

69

TM5

Camping and Caravans

69

Chapter 9

Recreation & Leisure

70

RC1

Standards of Open Space Provision

71

RC2

Retention of Open Space

71

RC6

Informal Recreation

72

RC7

Golf Courses

72

RC8

Canal Based Facilities

73

RC12

Playing Field Provision in Daventry

73

RC14

Contributions to Playing Fields in Daventry

73

RC16

Footpaths around Country Park.

74

RC17

Daventry - Braunston Footpath Link

74

RC18

Borough Hill

74

RC25

School at Middlemore

75

 

Saving Direction

76

 

Purpose of this Document

This document has been produced to set out those policies and the

supporting text, which were saved as a result of a direction from the Secretary

of State under paragraph 1 (3) of schedule 8 to the Planning and Compulsory

Purchase Act 2004.

This document firstly sets out the direction itself and then the saved policies;

the saved policies section is broken down by chapter as per the Local Plan.