Joint Core Strategy - Proposed Changes

Joint Core Strategy - Minor Proposed Changes.

07.0 Regenerating and Developing Communities

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PC001/RC

Para. 7.11

In the second sentence replace: "Development Plan Documents" with "Local Plans".

To reflect the recent changes to the planning system.

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PC002/RC

Para. 7.19

In the second sentence delete "Plan" in "Development Plan Documents" and add "Local" before "Development".

To reflect the recent changes to the planning system.

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PC003/RC

Table 3

Add "voluntary sector/faith groups" to Table 3 - 2nd row as follows:

Add to the first column:

"Focus on collective investment from agencies and voluntary sector including faith groups"

Add "church halls" to the second column as follows:

"This will include school sites, shops, community centres, church halls, land and other capital assets".

To clarify the approach to priority areas and the best use of existing facilities

United Reformed Church

4625985/JCS_FULL/

1126261

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PC004/RC

Para. 7.26

Add "Church Halls" to the fifth bullet point in Paragraph 7.26.

To clarify the approach to priority areas and the best use of existing facilities.

United Reformed Church

4625985/JCS_FULL/

1126261

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PC005/RC

Para 7.29

Amend paragraph as follows;

"The Central Area Action Plan contains proposals for an enhanced cultural offer within Northampton's town centre. There are additional plans prepared by each of the local authorities, Northamptonshire County Council and the Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership, which aim to develop new facilities, and to enhance facilities, for arts and entertainment in order to diversify the existing offer."

Factual correction

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PC006/RC

Para. 7.31

Delete "as part of the LDF".

To reflect the recent changes to the planning system.

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PC007/RC

Para. 7.32

Delete reference to "Circular 05/05" at the end of the first sentence and in the footnote.

Factual update. Circular 05/05 has been superseded by the National Planning Policy Framework (2012).

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PC008/RC

Para. 7.35

In the first sentence add "the former" before "Planning Policy Guidance Note 17..."

Factual update. Planning Policy Guidance note 17 has been superseded by the National Planning Policy Framework (2012).

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PC009/RC

Footnote to Para. 7.35

Amend the footnote to Planning Policy Guidance note 17 as follows:

"Communities and Local Government - Planning Policy Guidance 17: Planning for Open Space, Sport and Recreation now cancelled by the NPPF (2012)."

Factual update. Planning Policy Guidance note 17 has been superseded by the National Planning Policy Framework (2012).

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PC010/RC

Para. 7.36

Amend the paragraph as follows:

"Northampton Borough Council has reviewedare presently in the process of reviewing their it's Playing Pitch Strategy and published the Northampton Playing Fields Key Issues and Recommendations Report which has updated the Northampton Open Space, Sport and Recreation Assessment, including thewhich will set outlocal standards for the provision of recreational open space. Additional local work may also be required to identify facilities required for young people, such as playgrounds and multi-use games areas."

Factual update to reflect the changes to the Northampton Borough Council Playing Pitch Strategy.

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PC011/RC

Footnote to

Para. 7.36

Add the following footnote:

"Neil Allen Associates (2011) Northampton Playing Fields Key Issues and Recommendations Report".

Factual update to reflect the changes to the Northampton Borough Council Playing Pitch Strategy.

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PC012/RC

Para 7.42

Amend paragraph 7.42 as follows:

"Where proposals for development would result in the loss of a facility, the policy approach should be

determined by; the availability of alternative or replacement facilities nearby (as derived from the relevant former PPG17 assessment for open space or relevant assessment for other community facilities), whether the facility is still required, or whether there may be wider community benefits associated with the new proposal."

To take account of the need to protect community facilities.

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PC013/RC

Policy RC2

In the first sentence of Policy RC2 replace "THE PLANNING POLICY GUIDANCE 17" with "OPEN SPACE/ RECREATION".

To better describe evidence studies used to support policy.

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PC014/RC

Policy RC2

Amend the second paragraph of Policy RC2 as follows:

"THE LOSS OF EXISTING COMMUNITY FACILITIESINCLUDING BUILT SPORTS FACILITIES AND AREAS OF OPEN SPACE WILL BE RESISTED UNLESS IT CAN BE DEMONSTRATED THAT:"

To protect community facilities unless these can be replaced or are no longer required.

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PC015/RC

Policy RC2

In the first bullet point of Policy RC2 add reference to accessibility as follows:

"THERE IS EVIDENCE THAT IMPROVEMENTS CAN BE MADE THROUGH THE PROVISION OF A REPLACEMENT FACILITY OF EQUAL OR BETTER QUALITY TAKING INTO ACCOUNT ACCESSIBILITY;"

To amplify requirements for the replacement of existing facilities.

Daventry District Council

4623361/JCS_FULL/

1104565

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PC016/RC

Policy RC2

In the second bullet point of Policy RC2 replace "SIGINIFICANT" with "SIGNIFICANT".

To correct a typographical error.

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PC017/RC

Policy RC2

Add a third bullet point to Policy RC2 and amend the second bullet point as follows:

"... OR;

  • HAVING REGARD TO THE RELEVANT OPEN SPACE STUDY, THE OPEN SPACE IS SURPLUS AND IS LITTLE USED"

To clarify requirements for the replacement of existing facilities.

Daventry District Council

4623361/JCS_FULL/

1104565

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PC018/RC

Policy RC2

In the last sentence of Policy RC2 replace "DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT AND SITE ALLOCATION DPD'S" with "DAVENTRY DISTRICT SETTLEMENTS AND COUNTRYSIDE LOCAL PLAN AND SOUTH NORTHAMPTONSHIRE SETTLEMENTS AND COUNTRYSIDE LOCAL PLAN".

To reflect changes to the planning system since 2011 and to reflect the revised Local Development Scheme.

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