Joint Core Strategy - Proposed Changes

Joint Core Strategy - Minor Proposed Changes.

19.0 Glossary

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Policy/ Paragraph

Proposed Change

Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC001/G

Affordable Housing

Amend the final sentence as follows:

"It includes both socially rented, affordable rented and intermediate housing".

To reflect changes in National Planning Policy.

JPU Officer

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PC002/G

Ancient Woodlands

Amend the text as follows:

"Ancient Woodlands: These are defined as areas..."

To correct a typographical error.

JPU Officer

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PC003/G

Application Approved in Principle (AIP)

Delete "-"after the title 'Application Approved in Principle (AIP):- [Remove the dash].

To correct a typographical error.

JPU Officer

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PC004/G

D2 Assembly and leisure

Amend the text as follows:

"Town and Country Planning (USE Classes) Order 1987 (as amended) includes Ccinemas, music and concert halls, bingo and dance halls..."

To correct a typographical error.

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

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Reason for Change

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PC005/G

Development Plan Document (DPD)

Add the following sentence at the end:

"Current Local Planning Regulations no longer use the term DPD and refer to Local Plans instead."

To reflect changes in Local Planning Regulations

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

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Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC006/G

District Centre

Amend the text as follows:

"A centre that provides a broad diversity of retail uses and a number of facilities to serve the community, such as a group of shops including supermarket or superstore and a range of non-retail services such as banks, building societies, and restaurants, as well as local public facilities such as a library and health care provision.as defined in PPS4."

For clarity and to reflect changes in National Planning Policy.

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

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Reason for Change

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PC007/G

Environment Agency

Amend the text as follows:

"Environment Agency: This is a Public Body that is responsible for protecting and improving the environment of England and Wales, and forprotecting communities from the risk of flooding and managing water resources."

To correct a typographical error.

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

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Reason for Change

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PC008/G

Interchanges

Amend the text as follows:

"Interchanges: Place where passengers or goods are exchanged/transported between tow two (or more) different types of transport".

To correct a typographical error.

JPU Officer

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PC009/G

Local Centre

Amend the text as follows:

"Local Centre: A centre that includes a range of small shops and services of a local nature, serving a small catchment. They might typically include a small supermarket, a newsagent, a sub-post office, a pharmacy and take-away.and laundrette as defined in PPS4."

To reflect changes in National Planning Policy.

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

Proposed Change

Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC010/G

Local Development Documents

Insert a definition of Local Development Documents as follows:

"Local Development Documents (LDDs): Any document prepared by a local planning authority individually or with other local planning authorities which deals one or more of the following: 

  • the development and use of land;
  •  the allocation of sites for a particular form of development or use;
  • environmental, social, design and economic objectives relevant to the development and use of land; and
  • development management and site allocations policies which guide the determination of planning applications.

LDDs are referred to in the Regulations as Local Plans and this is the term commonly used in the Joint Core Strategy."

To reflect changes in Local Planning Regulations.

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

Proposed Change

Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC011/G

Local Development Framework (LDF)

Insert the following sentence at the end of the definition:

"The National Planning Policy Framework no longer refers to LDFs and uses the term 'Local Plan' instead."

To reflect changes in National Planning Policy.

Change ID

Policy/ Paragraph

Proposed Change

Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC012/G

Local Development Orders

Insert a definition of 'Local Development Orders' as follows:

"Local Development Orders: Local Development Orders are statutory documents that define what land uses may be developed without planning permission."

To describe the role of Local Development Orders.

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Policy/ Paragraph

Proposed Change

Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC013/G

Local Plan

Insert a definition of 'Local Plan' as follows:

"Local Plan: The plan for the future development of the local area, drawn up by the local planning authority in consultation with the community. In law this is described as the development plan documents adopted under the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004. Current core strategies and other planning policies which under the regulations would be considered to be development plan documents, form part of the Local Plan. The term includes old policies which have been saved under the 2004 Act."

To describe the role of Local Plans.

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Policy/ Paragraph

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Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC014/G

Local Strategic Partnership

Amend the text as follows:

"Local Strategic Partnership: This a is a partnership that brings together organizations organisations from public, private, community and voluntary sector in a local authority,'..."

To correct a typographical error.

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

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PC015/G

Localism Act

Insert a definition of 'Localism Act' as follows:

"Localism Act: This is an Act of Parliament that changes the powers of local government in England. The act includes provisions for local government finance, town and country planning, the Community Infrastructure Levy and the authorisation of nationally significant infrastructure projects."

Factual update.

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

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Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC016/G

National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)

Insert a definition of the 'National Planning Policy Framework' as follows:

"National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF): Thisdocumentsets out the Government's planning policies for England and how these are expected to be applied. It provides a framework within which local people and their accountable councils can produce their own distinctive local and neighbourhood plans, which reflect the needs and priorities of their communities."

Factual update.

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

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Reason for Change

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PC017/G

Northampton Enterprise Limited

Amend the text as follows:

"Northamptonshire Enterprise Limited Partnership (NELP):A partnership between the public, private and voluntary sectors. Its purpose is to develop the Northamptonshire economy and support job creation."

Factual update.

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

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Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC018/G

Open Book Approach

Amend the text as follows:

"Open Book Approach: This is a term used to describe the process by which a Local Planning Authority can expect a developer to further submit evidence (i.e. Viability Assessment), when negotiating planning contributions such as Affordable Housing, Infrastructure, etc, in order to demonstrate that the development will be unviable if the contributions are provided."

To correct a grammatical error.

JPU Officer

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PC019/G

Planning Policy Guidance Notes (PPGs)

Amend the text as follows:

"Planning Policy Guidance Notes (PPGs): Prepared by the government after public consultation to provide guidance to local authorities on planning policy. These are gradually being replaced by Planning Policy Statements. These documents have now been replaced by the National Planning Policy Framework"

To reflect changes in National Planning Policy.

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

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Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC020/G

Planning Policy Statements

Amend the text as follows:

"Planning Policy Statements (PPS): National planning policy produced by Government, gradually replacing Planning Policy Guidance Notes (PPGs). With the exception of PPS 10 (Planning for Sustainable Waste Management) these documents have now been replaced by the National Planning Policy Framework."

To reflect changes in National Planning Policy.

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

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Reason for Change

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PC021/G

Strategic Environment Assessment

Insert an apostrophe at the end of the sentence:

"The European 'SEA Directive' (2001/42/EC) requires a formal 'environmental assessment of certain plans and programmes, including those in the field of planning and land use'."

To correct a grammatical error.

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

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Reason for Change

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PC022/G

Sustainable Urban Extensions (SUEs)

Insert a definition of Sustainable Urban Extensions (taken from Paragraph 5.30 of the JCS) as follows:

"Sustainable Urban Extensions: These are defined as a planned expansion of a city or town that can contribute to creating more sustainable patterns of development when located in the right place, with well-planned infrastructure including access to a range of facilities and when developed at appropriate densities."

To improve clarity.

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

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Reason for Change

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PC023/G

Water Cycle Study (Phase 1)

Insert a definition of Phase 1 of the Water Cycle Study as follows:

"Water Cycle Study (WCS) Phase 1: This assessed the potential impacts and constraints associated with the proposed major development areas with regard to the key topics of flood risk, water resources and supply, foul sewerage, waste water treatment, water quality and water-related ecology."

To improve clarity.

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

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Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC024/G

Water Cycle Study (Phase 2)

Insert a definition of Phase 2 of the Water Cycle Study as follows:

"Water Cycle Study (WCS) Phase 2:This is the final detailed Water Cycle Study which updates and extends the Phase 1 outline study."

To improve clarity.

JPU Officer

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Policy/ Paragraph

Proposed Change

Reason for Change

Source of Change (e.g. JPU Officer, Representation Number/ s)

PC025/G

West Northampton-shire Employment Land Study (WNELS)

Insert a definition of the West Northamptonshire Employment Land Study (WNELS) as follows:

"West Northamptonshire Employment Land Study (WNELS): This is an assessment of the need and demand for employment land and premises in the West Northamptonshire area."

To improve clarity.

JPU Officer