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Penwith District Local Plan
Adopted 2004
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1 Introduction
2 The Local Plan Area
3 Plan Strategy
4 Objectives
5 General Development Guidance
6 Coast and Countryside
7 Towns and Villages
8 Housing
9 Employment
10 Tourism
11 Recreation
12 Transportation
13 Community Services
14 Environmental Appraisal
15 Monitoring and Review
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1. INTRODUCTION
1.1 THE NEED FOR A PLAN
1.2 THE WRITTEN STATEMENT AND PROPOSALS MAP
1.3 CONTENT OF THE PLAN
1.4 THE LOCAL PLAN PROCESS
1.5 CHANGES TO THE PLAN
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2 THE LOCAL PLAN AREA
2.1 THE PEOPLE
2.2 THE PLACE
2.3 THE ECONOMY
2.4 COMMUNICATIONS AND INFRASTRUCTURE
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3 PLAN STRATEGY
3.1 INTRODUCTION
3.2 POLICY BACKGROUND
3.3 THE LOCAL PLAN STRATEGY
3.3.7 Spatial Strategy
POLICY ST-1
3.4 Summary of POLICIES and PROPOSALS
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4 OBJECTIVES
4.1 INTRODUCTION
4.2 THE LOCAL PLAN OBJECTIVES
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5 GENERAL DEVELOPMENT GUIDANCE
5.1 INTRODUCTION
5.2 POLICY BACKGROUND
5.3 POLICIES AND PROPOSALS
5.3 2 Scale and Siting of Development
POLICY GD-1
5.3 4 Design and layout of Development
POLICY GD-2
5.3 8 Landscaping and Planting
POLICY GD-3
5.3 10 Provision of Services and Prevention of Pollution and Flooding
POLICY GD-4
5.3 12 Highway Issues
POLICY GD-5
5.3.14 Advertisements and Signs
POLICY GD-6
5.3 17 Conversion of Non-Residential Buildings
POLICY GD-7
5.3.21 Buildings of Local Significance
POLICY GD-8
5.4 Summary of POLICIES and PROPOSALS
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6 COAST AND COUNTRYSIDE
6.1 INTRODUCTION
6.2 POLICY BACKGROUND
6.3 POLICIES AND PROPOSALS
6.3.1 Safeguarding and Managing the Environmental Resource
POLICY CC-1
POLICY CC-2
6.3.6 Landscape
6.3 8 Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
POLICY CC-3
6.3 15 Heritage Coast
POLICY CC-4
6.3 19 Areas of Great Landscape Value
POLICY CC-5
6.3.22 Managing Landscape Change
6.3.26 Countryside Stewardship
6.3.28 Environmentally Sensitive Area (ESA)
6.3.29 The National Trust
6.3.30 World Heritage Site
6.3.31 Nature Conservation
6.3.32 Special Areas of Conservation and Special Protection Areas
POLICY CC-6
6.3.34 Sites of Special Scientific Interest
POLICY CC-7
6.3.36 Areas of Great Scientific Value
6.3.39 County Wildlife Sites
6.3.40 County Geological Sites
6.3.41 Ancient Woodland
6.3.42 Local Nature Reserves
POLICY CC-8
6.3.44 Protected Species
POLICY CC-9
6.3.46 Features of Conservation Value
POLICY CC-10
6.3.49 Conservation Management
POLICY CC-11
6.3.53 Trees, Woodland and Hedgerows
6.3.54 Safeguarding the Treescape and Hedgerows
POLICY CC-12
6.3.58 Tree Planting
POLICY CC-13
6.3.64 The Coastal Environment
6.3.65 Marine Conservation
POLICY CC-14
6.3.69 Coastal Management
6.3.72 The Historic Environment
6.3.73 Sites of Archaeological and Historic Importance
POLICY CC-15
6.3.79 Areas of Great Historic Value
POLICY CC-16
6.3.82 Listed Buildings
6.3.84 Historic Parks and Gardens
POLICY CC-17
6.3.86 Managing the Archaeological Resource
6.3.90 Land Reclamation
POLICY CC-18
6.4 Summary of POLICIES and PROPOSALS
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7 TOWNS AND VILLAGES
7.1 INTRODUCTION
7.2 POLICY BACKGROUND
7.3 POLICIES AND PROPOSALS
7.3.2 The Built Environment
POLICY TV-1
POLICY TV-2
POLICY TV-3
POLICY TV-4
POLICY TV-5
7.3 17 The Historic Environment
POLICY TV-6
POLICY TV-7
POLICY TV-8
POLICY TV-9
POLICY TV-10
POLICY TV-11
POLICY TV-12
POLICY TV-13
POLICY TV-14
7.3.39 Re-use of Derelict or Previously Developed Sites
POLICY TV-15
7.3.43 Hierarchy and Role of Centres
POLICY TV-16
7.3.48 Shopping Provision
POLICY TV-17
POLICY TV-18
POLICY TV-19
POLICY TV-20
7.3.62 Penzance Town Centre and Harbour
PROPOSAL TV-A
POLICY TV-21
POLICY TV-22
POLICY TV-23
POLICY TV-24
PROPOSAL TV-B
PROPOSAL TV-C
7.3.84 St. Ives Town Centre and Harbour
POLICY TV-25
7.3.98 Hayle Town Centres and Harbour
PROPOSAL TV-D
PROPOSAL TV-E
POLICY TV-26
7.3.126 St. Just Town Centre
7.3.130 Other Centres
7.4 Summary of POLICIES and PROPOSALS
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8 HOUSING
8.1 INTRODUCTION
8.2 POLICY BACKGROUND
8.3 POLICIES AND PROPOSALS
8.3.3 Level of Provision
POLICY H-1
8.3.11 Means of Provision
8.3.15 Location of Housing
8.3.16 Protecting the Built Environment
POLICY H-2
8.3.19 Development in Towns
POLICY H-3
PROPOSAL H-A
PROPOSAL H-B
PROPOSAL H-C
PROPOSAL H-D
PROPOSAL H-E
PROPOSAL H-F
PROPOSAL H-G
PROPOSAL H-H
PROPOSAL H-I
PROPOSAL H-J
8.3.44 Rural Areas
POLICY H-4
POLICY H-5
POLICY H-6
POLICY H-7
POLICY H-8
POLICY H-9
8.3.61 Sub-division of Existing Dwellings
POLICY H-10
8.3.64 Conversion of Non-Residential Buildings
POLICY H-11
POLICY H-12
8.3.69 Affordable Housing
POLICY H-13
POLICY H-14
POLICY H-15
8.3.84 Other Special Needs Housing
POLICY H-16
8.3.90 Gypsy Sites
POLICY H-17
8.3.95 Design, Layout and Densities
POLICY H-18
8.3.107 Supply of Land for Housing
TABLE 1/B: SUPPLY OF LAND FOR HOUSING
8.4 Summary of POLICIES and PROPOSALS
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9 EMPLOYMENT
9.1 INTRODUCTION
9.2 POLICY BACKGROUND
9.3 POLICIES AND PROPOSALS
9.3 Sustainable Approach
POLICY E-1
9.3.8 Spatial Strategy
POLICY E-2
9.3.16 The Rural Economy
POLICY E-3
POLICY E-4
9.3.26 Agriculture
POLICY E-5
POLICY E-6
9.3.33 Development Essential to Agriculture and the Rural Economy
POLICY E-7
9.3.36 Fishing
POLICY E-8
POLICY E-9
9.3.40 Mining and Quarrying
9.3.45 Tourism
9.3.47 Retailing and Other Services
9.3.48 Transportation and Infrastructure
9.3.49 Manufacturing and Service Industries
9.3.50 Higher Education, Information Technology and Creative Industries
9.3.51 Provision of Serviced Industrial Land
9.3.56 Location of Land for Industry
PROPOSAL E-A
PROPOSAL E-B
PROPOSAL E-C
PROPOSAL E-D
9.3.68 Retention of Existing Industrial Sites and Premises
POLICY E-10
PROPOSAL E-E
PROPOSAL E-F
PROPOSAL E-G
PROPOSAL E-H
PROPOSAL E-I
PROPOSAL E-J
PROPOSAL E-K
9.3.88 Design, Layout and Control over Development
POLICY E-11
Table 2: Supply of Land for Industrial and Business Uses, Penwith Local Plan (April 2003)
9.4 Summary of POLICIES and PROPOSALS
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10 TOURISM
10.1 INTRODUCTION
10.2 POLICY BACKGROUND
POLICIES AND PROPOSALS
10.3.2 Safeguarding the Primary Environmental Resource
POLICY TM-1
10.3.5 Holiday Accommodation
POLICY TM-2
POLICY TM-3
POLICY TM-4
POLICY TM-5
POLICY TM-6
POLICY TM-7
POLICY TM-8
POLICY TM-9
10.3.37 Development of Tourism Facilities and Attractions
POLICY TM-10
POLICY TM-11
10.3.46 Resort Towns
10.3.47 Farm Tourism
10.3.48 Conversions
POLICY TM-12
POLICY TM-13
10.4 Summary of POLICIES and PROPOSALS
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11 RECREATION
11.1 INTRODUCTION
11.2 POLICY BACKGROUND
11.3 POLICIES AND PROPOSALS
11.3.2 Sports and Recreational Facilities
POLICY R-1
PROPOSAL R-A
PROPOSAL R-B
POLICY R-2
PROPOSAL R-C
POLICY R-3
POLICY R-4
11.3.23 Developments in the Countryside
POLICY R-5
Informal Recreation in the Countryside
POLICY R-6
POLICY R-7
11.3.43 Water Related Recreation
POLICY R-8
11.3.51 Potentially Disruptive Activities
POLICY R-9
11.4 Summary of POLICIES and PROPOSALS
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12 TRANSPORTATION
12.1 INTRODUCTION
12.2 POLICY BACKGROUND
12.3 POLICIES AND PROPOSALS
12.3.2 Transport Proposals
POLICY TP-1
12.3.5 Transport Services
POLICY TP-A
POLICY TP-B
POLICY TP-3
12.3.22 Sea Transport
POLICY TP-4
12.3.32 Cyclists
POLICY TP-5
12.3.34 Pedestrians
POLICY TP-6
POLICY TP-7
12.3.38 Main Road Network
12.3.41 Non-Strategic Roads
POLICY TP-8
12.3.44 Roadside Facilities
POLICY TP-9
12.3.47 Freight Transport
POLICY TP-10
12.3.51 Rear Servicing
POLICY TP-11
12.3.56 Parking
POLICY TP-12
POLICY TP-13
12.4 Summary of POLICIES and PROPOSALS
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13 COMMUNITY SERVICES
13.1 INTRODUCTION
13.2 POLICY BACKGROUND
13.3 POLICIES AND PROPOSALS
13.3.2 Provision of Community Services and Facilities
POLICY CS-1
13.3.4 Education
13.3.5 Health and Social Services
13.3.6 Other County Council Services
13.3.7 Local Community Services
POLICY CS-2
13.3.12 Waste Management
POLICY CS-3
13.3.15 Water Services
13.3.16 Water Environment
POLICY CS-4
POLICY CS-5
POLICY CS-6
POLICY CS-7
POLICY CS-8
13.3.30 Energy Supply
POLICY CS-9
POLICY CS-10
13.3.47 Telecommunications
POLICY CS-11
13.4 Summary of POLICIES and PROPOSALS
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14 ENVIRONMENTAL APPRAISAL
14.1 INTRODUCTION
14.2 PLAN APPRAISAL
Figure 1: Environmental Stock Criteria, Penwith Local Plan
Figure 2: Environmental Appraisal - Policy Impact Matrix
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15 MONITORING AND REVIEW
INTRODUCTION
PLAN MONITORING
Environmental Monitoring
Figure 3: Current and Proposed Monitoring, Penwith Local Plan
PLAN REVIEW
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GLOSSARY
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