Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation

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Tim Nodder 31 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation 2- Review of the Core Strategy CL7 a

  • Comment ID: 380
The maintenance and improvement of green space, including sizeable trees, between properties is highly desirable; as amenity for residents, to help with cooling as summers get hotter, to allow bio-diversity, and to assist with drainage. The consultants' report advises 3 metres width to be kept open to allow sizeable trees. In many streets with small back gardens this must mean that any basement should extend much less than 75%. Each site or street may need to be treated differently, and the po
Tim Nodder 31 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation 2- Review of the Core Strategy 34.3.75

  • Comment ID: 381
The limits on noise of construction should be established as part of the planning application; noise from generators should be included in this, together with air quality. Measuring equipment for noise and air quality should be prescribed and monitored. This is necessary in small projects as well as large. Where the site is surrounded by 3 to 5 storey terraces construction noise builds up and carries a considerable way. It is not just the immediate neighbours who are affected; consultation shou