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PUBLIC MEETING Parish Council MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL CALL FOR LAND IN EAST FARLEIGH

PUBLIC MEETING Parish Council MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL CALL FOR LAND IN EAST FARLEIGH

PLAN FOR THIS EVENING Parish Council • • CALL FOR SITES BACKGROUND PROCESS FOR

PLAN FOR THIS EVENING Parish Council • • CALL FOR SITES BACKGROUND PROCESS FOR DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS WHY EAST FARLEIGH IS UNSUITABLE FOR DEVELOPMENT GENERAL GROUNDS OF REFUSAL WITH RELEVANCE TO EAST FARLEIGH PLOT BY PLOT ANALYSIS, ANY REASONS FOR REFUSAL AND COMMENTS BY ATTENDEES NEXT STEPS QUESTIONS

WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION

WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESSMENT

MBC CALL FOR SITES WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for

MBC CALL FOR SITES WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT TOTAL 334 SITES 60, 0000 HOUSES

EAST FARLEIGH CALL FOR SITES 220 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? 28 68 61

EAST FARLEIGH CALL FOR SITES 220 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? 28 68 61 265 (Tovil) 311 Parish Council 105 48 7 0 MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 69 283 163 84 5 50 Coxheath 257 40 TOTAL SITES 17 1399 HOUSES

EAST FARLEIGH UNSUITABLE FOR DEVELOPMENT Parish Council • • • ANCIENT PARISH OF EAST

EAST FARLEIGH UNSUITABLE FOR DEVELOPMENT Parish Council • • • ANCIENT PARISH OF EAST FARLEIGH, LISTED IN THE DOOMSDAY BOOK BRIDGE – GRADE 1 LISTED NATIONAL MONUMENT CURRENTLY 650 DWELLINGS – WOULD TRIPLE TO 2049 IF ALL SITES PUT FORWARD ARE APPROVED VILLAGE PLAN SURVEY IN 2009 RECORDED A STRONG VIEW THAT HOUSE BUILDING IN THE PARISH SHOULD BE KEPT TO A MINIMUM RECENT SURVEY SHOWED VERY LITTLE DEMAND FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING POOR PUBLIC SERVICES AND AMENITIES CANNOT SUSTAIN AN INCREASE IN POPULATION AND TRAFFIC

ACTION AND RESPONSE PLAN Parish Council USE OUR KNOWLEDGE OF PLANNING RULES AND REGULATIONS

ACTION AND RESPONSE PLAN Parish Council USE OUR KNOWLEDGE OF PLANNING RULES AND REGULATIONS TOGETHER WITH NATIONAL PLANNING POLICY FRAMEWORK (NPPF) GUIDELINES TO FORMULATE A PLOT BY PLOT RESPONSE SEEK ADVICE TO ENSURE THAT ALL AVENUES ARE EXPLORED AND PROFESSIONALLY PRESENTED

REASONS FOR REFUSAL Parish Council • SUSTAINABILITY • Limited bus service • Train service

REASONS FOR REFUSAL Parish Council • SUSTAINABILITY • Limited bus service • Train service only accessible via narrow bridge without • • • pavement No local amenities with-in walking distance. Supplies, services and medical care only accessible by car No cycle lanes or safe footpaths available to reach out of town facilities Local school is over subscribed

REASONS FOR REFUSAL Parish Council • Traffic • Existing extensive congestion on the single

REASONS FOR REFUSAL Parish Council • Traffic • Existing extensive congestion on the single lane road over East Farleigh bridge, creating frequent long delays and disruption • Exacerbated by level crossing gates this affects all development on the South side of the Medway River • Based on a moderate 4 household movements per day this amounts to 36400 a week. Also additional traffic volume created by developments that surround the village • Many dangerous junctions and narrow lanes which lead to regular holdups causing long tail backs and delays • Dean street, a major village route, is extremely narrow and regularly blocked with vehicles unable to pass causing huge tail backs of up to 30 minutes

REASONS FOR REFUSAL Parish Council • Anti-Coalescence • Large areas of green space in

REASONS FOR REFUSAL Parish Council • Anti-Coalescence • Large areas of green space in East Farleigh are predominantly made up of grade 1 agriculture land • This should be retained in order to maintain MBC’s anti-coalescence policy • The National Planning Policy Framework states ‘The majority of national planning policy is strongly weighted • against development in the open countryside to prevent urban sprawl (Paragraph 79 NPPF) • It also states ‘Development should not compromise future generations to meet their needs’ • This land should continue to be used as agricultural

REASONS FOR REFUSAL Parish Council • Infrastructure Non existent!

REASONS FOR REFUSAL Parish Council • Infrastructure Non existent!

REASONS FOR REFUSAL Parish Council • Local Landscape Values (SP 17) • Development in

REASONS FOR REFUSAL Parish Council • Local Landscape Values (SP 17) • Development in open countryside • Development in the garden • Infilling • Conservation areas • Medway Valley – River side of Lower Road • Loose Valley • Ecology • Safeguarding protected flora and fauna

Parish Council PLOT BY PLOT ANALYSIS

Parish Council PLOT BY PLOT ANALYSIS

DINGLY DELL NO 5 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for

DINGLY DELL NO 5 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 24 houses

DINGLY DELL Parish Council • • HEATH RD UP TO 24 HOUSES UP TO

DINGLY DELL Parish Council • • HEATH RD UP TO 24 HOUSES UP TO 672 TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK DEVELOPMENT OUTSIDE VILLAGE BOUNDARIES DEVELOPMENT IN OPEN COUNTRYSIDE PREVIOUSLY REFUSED FOR A SINGLE DWELLING ON HIGHWAYS AND TRAFFIC ISSUES UNSUSTAINABLE – POOR ACCESS TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT AND AMENITIES

REAR OF MAYS COTTAGE NO 28 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC

REAR OF MAYS COTTAGE NO 28 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 14 houses

REAR OF MAYS COTTAGE Parish Council • • LOWER RD UP TO 14 HOUSES

REAR OF MAYS COTTAGE Parish Council • • LOWER RD UP TO 14 HOUSES UP TO 392 TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK DEVELOPMENT IN OPEN COUNTRYSIDE VIEW OVER MEDWAY VALLEY CONSERVATION AREA HIGHWAYS ISSUES – ENTRANCE OPPOSITE SCHOOL ON A DANGEROUS BEND UNSUSTAINABLE – POOR ACCESS TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT AND AMENITIES

CORNER OF DEAN STREET NO. 40 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC

CORNER OF DEAN STREET NO. 40 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 up to 6 houses

CORNER OF DEAN STREET Parish Council • • DEAN ST AND HEATH RD UP

CORNER OF DEAN STREET Parish Council • • DEAN ST AND HEATH RD UP TO 6 HOUSES UP TO 168 TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK DEVELOPMENT IN OPEN COUNTRYSIDE NATURAL WOODLAND SCREENING WOULD BE DESTROYED HIGHWAYS ISSUES – CLOSE TO JUNCTION UNSUSTAINABLE – POOR ACCESS TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT AND AMENITIES ANTI-COALESCENCE - COXHEATH

SOUTH SIDE FORGE LANE NO 48 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC

SOUTH SIDE FORGE LANE NO 48 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 10 houses

SOUTH SIDE FORGE LANE Parish Council • • FORGE LANE TOWARDS VICARAGE LANE MORE

SOUTH SIDE FORGE LANE Parish Council • • FORGE LANE TOWARDS VICARAGE LANE MORE THAN 1 HECTARE (Para 68 NPPF) UP TO 10 HOUSES UP TO 280 TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK AGRICULTURAL LAND – CURRENTLY AN ORCHARD DEVELOPMENT IN OPEN COUNTRYSIDE HIGHWAYS ISSUES – VEHICLES HAVING ENTERED FORGE LANE HAVE TO EXIT ONE END, BOTH ENDS OF WHICH ARE ON TO NARROW LANES THAT ARE SITE OBSCURED

ARMY HUT STABLES NO 50 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call

ARMY HUT STABLES NO 50 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 75 houses

ARMY HUT STABLES Parish Council • • STOCKETT LANE AND WORKHOUSE LANE MORE THAN

ARMY HUT STABLES Parish Council • • STOCKETT LANE AND WORKHOUSE LANE MORE THAN 1 HECTARE UP TO 75 HOUSES UP TO 2100 TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK DEVELOPMENT IN OPEN COUNTRYSIDE ANTI-COALESCENCE – COXHEATH LOSS OF LOCAL EMPLOYMENT

KETTLE LANE NO 61 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for

KETTLE LANE NO 61 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 5 houses

KETTLE LANE Parish Council • • • KETTLE LANE TOWARD LOWER RD UP TO

KETTLE LANE Parish Council • • • KETTLE LANE TOWARD LOWER RD UP TO 5 HOUSES UP TO 140 TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK DEVELOPMENT IN GARDEN (POLICY DM 11) UNSUSTAINABLE – POOR ACCESS TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT AND AMENITIES HIGHWAYS – EXIT ON TO NARROW JUNCTION ON TO MAIN ROAD FROM ON A BLIND BEND

MAP STORAGE DEPOT NO 68 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call

MAP STORAGE DEPOT NO 68 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 40 houses

MAP STORAGE DEPOT Parish Council • • LOWER RD – LOWER GALLANTS FARM UP

MAP STORAGE DEPOT Parish Council • • LOWER RD – LOWER GALLANTS FARM UP TO 40 HOUSES UP TO 1120 EXTRA TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK BROWNFIELD SITE PROVIDING VILLAGE EMPLOYMENT HIGHWAYS – EXIT ONTO AN ALREADY CONGESTED LANE LOSS OF LOCAL EMPLOYMENT WOULD NOT SUPPORT SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES (PARA 77 -79 NPPF) VIEW OVER MEDWAY VALLEY CONSERVATION AREA (PARA SP 17 NPPF)

HOMELAND FARM NO 69 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for

HOMELAND FARM NO 69 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 167 houses

HOMELAND FARM Parish Council • • DEAN STREET – RESIDENTS PETITIONING FOR HIGHWAYS IMPROVEMENTS

HOMELAND FARM Parish Council • • DEAN STREET – RESIDENTS PETITIONING FOR HIGHWAYS IMPROVEMENTS UP TO 167 HOUSES MORE THAN 1 HECTARE (PARA 68 NPPF) UP TO 4676 EXTRA TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK INFILL UNSUSTAINABLE – POOR LOCAL BUS SERVICE, STATION NOT A WALKING DISTANCE HIGHWAYS – EXIT ON TO A NARROW CONGESTED LANE AND DANGEROUS JUNCTION. DEAN ST RESIDENTS ALREADY PETITIONING FOR HIGHWAYS IMPROVEMENTS ANTI-COALESCENCE. SUGGESTION THAT COXHEATH IS AN IDEAL PLACE FOR MAIDSTONE’S EXPANSION IS OUT OF DATE AS THIS HAS LARGELY HAPPENED UNDER THE LOCAL PLAN

WILLOW WOOD NO 70 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for

WILLOW WOOD NO 70 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 10 houses

ADJACENT TO WILLOW WOOD Parish Council • • VICARAGE LANE UP TO 10 HOUSES

ADJACENT TO WILLOW WOOD Parish Council • • VICARAGE LANE UP TO 10 HOUSES UP TO 280 EXTRA TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK OPPOSITE LOCAL SCHOOL AND VILLAGE CAR PARK NARROW LANE WITH FEW PASSING POINTS DEVELOPMENT IN THE GARDEN (POLICY DM 11) DEVELOPMENT IN OPEN COUNTRYSIDE

HEATH ROAD NO 84 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for

HEATH ROAD NO 84 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 35 houses

HEATH ROAD Parish Council • • HEATH RD/GALLANTS LANE UP TO 35 HOUSES UP

HEATH ROAD Parish Council • • HEATH RD/GALLANTS LANE UP TO 35 HOUSES UP TO 980 EXTRA TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK MORE THAN 1 HECTARE (PARA 68 NPPF) PRIME AGRICULTURAL LAND INFILL UNSUSTAINABLE – POOR ACCESS TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT AND AMENITIES • ARE THERE ANY LOCAL OBJECTIONS ON PLANNING GROUNDS?

LINDEN FARM NO 93 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for

LINDEN FARM NO 93 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 9 houses

Parish Council LINDEN FARM BARN • • • STOCKETT LANE ON EAST FARLEIGH BOUNDARY

Parish Council LINDEN FARM BARN • • • STOCKETT LANE ON EAST FARLEIGH BOUNDARY UP TO 5 HOUSES UP TO 252 EXTRA TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK DEVELOPMENT IN OPEN COUNTRYSIDE HIGHWAYS – EXIT ON TO A NARROW BUSY LANE, ALREADY HEAVILY CONGESTED • ANTI-COALESCENCE – COXHEATH

VICARAGE LANE/LOWER ROAD NO 105 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call

VICARAGE LANE/LOWER ROAD NO 105 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 60 houses

VICARAGE LANE/LOWER RD Parish Council • • • JUNCTION OF VICARAGE LANE/LOWER ROAD UP

VICARAGE LANE/LOWER RD Parish Council • • • JUNCTION OF VICARAGE LANE/LOWER ROAD UP TO 60 HOUSES UP TO 1680 EXTRA TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK GRADE 1 AGRICULTURAL LAND – CURRENTLY ORCHARD DEVELOPMENT IN OPEN COUNTRYSIDE HIGHWAYS – PROPOSED ACCESS ON TO FORGE LANE JUNCTION WITH VICARAGE RD – PROVED TO BE DANGEROUS. WOULD ADD TO AN ALREADY CONGESTED VILLAGE CENTRE AREA ACCESS TO STATION VIA 2 WAY SINGLE TRACK ON BRIDGE WITH NO PEDESTRIAN WALKWAYS ADJACENT TO EAST FARLEIGH CONSERVATION AREA WOULD OBSCURE VIEWS OVER MEDWAY VALLEY CONSERVATION AREA (PARA SP 17 NPPF – PROTECTING LOCAL LANDSCAPE VALUES)

OPPOSITE DINGLY DELL NO 163 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call

OPPOSITE DINGLY DELL NO 163 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 137 houses

OPPOSITE DINGLY DELL Parish Council • • HEATH ROAD UP TO 137 HOUSES UP

OPPOSITE DINGLY DELL Parish Council • • HEATH ROAD UP TO 137 HOUSES UP TO 3836 EXTRA TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK ANCIENT WOODLAND DEVELOPMENT IN OPEN COUNTRYSIDE HIGHWAYS – EXIT ON TO BUSY ROAD PLANNED FLATS NOT IN LINE WITH LOCAL DESIGN ANTI-COALESCENCE – COXHEATH

BYDEWS FARM NO 220 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for

BYDEWS FARM NO 220 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 500 houses

BYDEWS FARM Parish Council • • LOWER ROAD UP TO 500 HOUSES UP TO

BYDEWS FARM Parish Council • • LOWER ROAD UP TO 500 HOUSES UP TO 14000 EXTRA TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK GRADE 1 AGRICULTURAL LAND (PARA 79 NPPF) DEVELOPMENT IN OPEN COUNTRYSIDE HIGHWAYS – MASSIVE INCREASE IN TRAFFIC DENSITY WITHOUT ADEQUATE SERVICES AND INFRASTRUCTURE. EXIT ON TO BUSY NARROW LANE WOULD OBSCURE VIEWS OVER MEDWAY VALLEY CONSERVATION AREA ANTI-COALESCENCE - TOVIL

JUNCTION OF DEAN ST & HEATH RD NO 257 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND?

JUNCTION OF DEAN ST & HEATH RD NO 257 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 25 houses

JUNCTION HEATH ROAD/DEAN STREET Parish Council • • • HEATH ROAD/DEAN STREET UP TO

JUNCTION HEATH ROAD/DEAN STREET Parish Council • • • HEATH ROAD/DEAN STREET UP TO 25 HOUSES UP TO 700 EXTRA TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK DEVELOPMENT IN OPEN COUNTRYSIDE HIGHWAYS – EXIT ON TO DEAN STREET WHICH IS ALREADY HEAVILY CONGESTED UNSUSTAINABLE – POOR ACCESS TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT AND AMENITIES

NORTH OF VICTORIA PUB NO 283 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC

NORTH OF VICTORIA PUB NO 283 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 8 houses

NORTH OF VICTORIA PUBLIC HOUSE Parish Council • • • HEATH ROAD/GALLANTS LANE UP

NORTH OF VICTORIA PUBLIC HOUSE Parish Council • • • HEATH ROAD/GALLANTS LANE UP TO 8 HOUSES UP TO 224 EXTRA TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK PREVIOUSLY REFUSED UNSUSTAINABLE – POOR ACCESS TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT AND AMENITIES • INFILL

COURT LODGE FARM NO 311 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call

COURT LODGE FARM NO 311 WHY THE CALL FOR LAND? Parish Council MBC call for land • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT • MBC ALLOCATION 10, 000 • LANDOWNERS ASKED TO OFFER PLOTS FOR ASSESMENT up to 274 houses

COURT LODGE FARM Parish Council • • • LOWER ROAD/FORGE LANE UP TO 274

COURT LODGE FARM Parish Council • • • LOWER ROAD/FORGE LANE UP TO 274 HOUSES UP TO 7672 EXTRA TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS A WEEK MORE THAN 1 HECTARE (PARA NPPF 68) GRADE 1 AGRICULTURAL LAND – ORCHARD AND ARABLE CROPS DEVELOPMENT IN OPEN COUNTRYSIDE HIGHWAYS – 5 EXITS ON ON LOWER RD; OTHERS ON TO FORGE LANE, BOTH CANNOT SUSTAIN A MASSIVE INCREASE IN TRAFFIC VOLUME. LARGE VEHICLES ACCESSING THE COMMERCIAL AREA HAVE DIFFICULTY ALONG NARROW LANES ACCESS TO STATION IS VIA A 2 WAY SINGLE TRACK BRIDGE WITH NO PAVEMENT IN AN AREA OF ROAD THAT IS OFTEN CONGESTED) OBSCURES VIEW OVER MEDWAY VALLEY CONSERVATION AREA (PARA SP 17 – PROTECTING LOCAL LANDSCAPE VALUES)

COURT LODGE FARM Parish Council The National Planning Policy Framework states – ‘The majority

COURT LODGE FARM Parish Council The National Planning Policy Framework states – ‘The majority of national planning policy is strongly weighted against development in the open countryside to prevent urban sprawl (Paragraph 79 NPPF) ‘Development should not compromise future generations to meet their needs’ This land should be maintained for agricultural use

SUMMARY Parish Council • • YOUR COUNCIL WILL STRENUOUSLY DEFEND EAST FARLEIGH AGAINST OVER

SUMMARY Parish Council • • YOUR COUNCIL WILL STRENUOUSLY DEFEND EAST FARLEIGH AGAINST OVER DEVELOPMENT WE WILL USE ALL TOOLS THAT AVAILABLE TO US IN OR TO FURTHER THIS CAUSE A THOROUGH PLOT BY PLOT ASSESSMENT WILL BE FORMULATED, PROFESSIONALLY PACKAGED AND PRESENTED TO MBC BASIS OF RESPONSE WILL BE BY CITING SPECIFIC OBJECTIONS USING PLANNING/NPPF RULES AND REG’S INCLUDING • SUSTAINABILITY – HIGHWAYS/TRAFFIC – ANTI-COALESCENCE INFILL - INFRASTRUCTURE – VILLAGE PLAN – USE OF AGRICULTURAL LAND – CONSERVATION AREAS - DEVELOPMENT IN THE OPEN COUNTRYSIDE – DEVELOPMENT IN THE GARDEN

Parish Council URGENT CALL FOR NEW COUNCILORS HELP TO SUPPORT OUR VILLAGE

Parish Council URGENT CALL FOR NEW COUNCILORS HELP TO SUPPORT OUR VILLAGE