Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation

3 3- Review of the Subterranean Development Supplementary Planning Document

3.1 The Council will review the contents of the existing Subterranean Development Supplementary Planning Document to reflect both the changes in the Core Strategy and the new requirements of the Basement Impact Assessment (see Section 4 below).

3.2 The intention is that the current structure of the document will remain in place.

3.3 The following sections are likely to remain largely as now, with some updating:

  • Historic Environment;
  • Use, Comfort and Safety;
  • Flooding;
  • Environmental Sustainability;
  • Design, Trees and Landscaping and
  • Land Contamination

3.4 The following sections are likely to be considerably revised:

  • Construction Method Statements – to be renamed ‘Engineering and Design Statement’;
  • Reducing the Impacts of Noise, Nuisance and Transportation; - to be split into two sections, one dealing with construction traffic, the other noise, nuisance etc related to demolition and construction.

3.5 Further information on the likely content of these proposed sections is set out in Appendix C.