Display Result » SHOP 12

POLICY SHOP 12 - NEW RETAIL DEVELOPMENT OUTSIDE DISTRICT SHOPPING CENTRES

PROPOSALS FOR NEW RETAIL DEVELOPMENT OUTSIDE EXISTING TOWN AND DISTRICT SHOPPING CENTRES WILL BE PERMITTED IF ALL OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA ARE MET:

  1. THE PROPOSAL EITHER SINGULARLY OR CUMULATIVELY WITH OTHER EXISTING OR APPROVED DEVELOPMENTS WILL NOT UNDERMINE THE VITALITY, ATTRACTIVENESS AND VIABILITY OF THE TOWN AND DISTRICT SHOPPING CENTRES OR THE RETAIL DEVELOPMENTS PROPOSED IN POLICY SHOP 3;
  2. THERE ARE NO SUITABLE TOWN, DISTRICT OR EDGE OF CENTRE SITES AND IN THE CASE OF OUT OF TOWN PROPOSALS, THERE ARE NO SUITABLE TOWN, DISTRICT, EDGE OF CENTRE OR OUT OF CENTRE SITES ('THE SEQUENTIAL TEST');
  3. THE PROPOSAL WILL NOT HAVE AN UNACCEPTABLE EFFECT ON THE ACHIEVEMENT OF AN ACCEPTABLE SUPPLY OF BUSINESS / INDUSTRIAL LAND AS IDENTIFIED IN POLICY EMP 1;
  4. THE PROPOSAL IS WELL LOCATED TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT, THE NEEDS OF THE NON-CAR TRAVELLER AND THE MAIN ROAD NETWORK;
  5. THE HIGHWAY NETWORK IS CAPABLE OF ACCOMMODATING THE TRAFFIC GENERATED BY THE PROPOSAL WITHOUT AN UNACCEPTABLE ADVERSE EFFECT ON TRAFFIC FLOWS AND PATTERNS, SAFETY, ENERGY USE OR OTHER EMISSIONS;
  6. CAR PARKING AND SERVICING FACILITIES ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COUNCIL'S APPROVED GUIDELINES;
  7. ADEQUATE UTILITY SERVICES EXIST, ARE REASONABLY ACCESSIBLE OR CAN BE READILY AND ECONOMICALLY PROVIDED; AND
  8. THE PROPOSAL DOES NOT RESULT IN THE LOSS OF GRADES 1, 2 OR 3A AGRICULTURAL LAND OR HAVE AN UNACCEPTABLE EFFECT ON AREAS OF ECOLOGICAL, GEOLOGICAL, GEOMORPHOLOGICAL, WILDLIFE IMPORTANCE, LANDSCAPE PROTECTION OR ARCHAEOLOGICAL INTEREST.

View this result in context