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POLICY HOUS 10 - NURSING HOMES

PROPOSALS FOR THE ERECTION OF OR EXTENSION TO, RESIDENTIAL CARE AND NURSING HOMES WITHIN CLASS C2* OF THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (USE CLASSES) ORDER 1987, (AS AMENDED) AND FOR CONVERSION OF PRIVATE RESIDENCES, HOTELS AND GUEST HOUSES AND OTHER BUILDINGS TO SUCH USES WILL ONLY BE PERMITTED IF ALL OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA ARE MET:

  1. THERE ARE NO UNACCEPTABLE EFFECTS ON THE AMENITY OR CHARACTER OF THE AREA BY REASON OF TRAFFIC GENERATION OR LOSS OF PRIVACY TO ADJOINING PROPERTIES;
  2. THE PROPOSAL DOES NOT CREATE UNACCEPTABLE DANGERS AND NUISANCE CAUSED BY THE VOLUME AND PROXIMITY OF TRAFFIC ON ADJACENT ROADS;
  3. THE SCALE, LAYOUT AND APPEARANCE OF THE PROPOSAL REFLECTS THE CHARACTER OF THE LOCALITY;
  4. THE DENSITY OF OCCUPATION, THAT IS THE NUMBER OF RESIDENTS, IS COMPATIBLE WITH SURROUNDING LAND USES;
  5. THE PROPOSAL PROVIDES FOR PEDESTRIAN ACCESS WITHIN THE SITE AND FROM THE STREET;
  6. OPEN SPACE IS PROVIDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COUNCIL'S APPROVED STANDARDS;
  7. CAR PARKING AND AMENITY SPACE PROVISION IS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COUNCIL'S APPROVED GUIDELINES;
  8. ACCESS ARRANGEMENTS ALLOW THE SAFE MANOEUVRING OF CARS, AMBULANCES AND VANS;
  9. THE PROPOSAL IS IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO LOCAL SERVICES SUCH AS SHOPS AND BUS STOPS;
  10. ADEQUATE COMMUNITY, INFRASTRUCTURE AND UTILITY SERVICES EXIST, ARE REASONABLY ACCESSIBLE OR CAN BE READILY AND ECONOMICALLY PROVIDED;
  11. ADEQUATE FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE SATISFACTORY DISPOSAL OF CLINICAL WASTE.

*C2 - Residential Institutions as defined by the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987. 

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