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North East Derbyshire Publication Draft Local Plan (Reg 19)

Habitats Regulation Assessment

Representation ID: 7350

Received: 03/04/2018

Respondent: Natural England (Lincoln office)

Representation Summary:

Natural England supports the current conclusions that LSE cannot be ruled out and for the LPA to undertake an appropriate assessment to examine the extent of likely traffic increases on roads within 200m of the European sites, and then the consequential likely effects on air quality which is currently taking place.

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Natural England supports the current conclusions that LSE cannot be ruled out and for the LPA to undertake an appropriate assessment to examine the extent of likely traffic increases on roads within 200m of the European sites, and then the consequential likely effects on air quality which is currently taking place.

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Vision

Representation ID: 7351

Received: 03/04/2018

Respondent: Natural England (Lincoln office)

Representation Summary:

Natural England generally supports the vision, particularly the aspiration to provide accessible Green Infrastructure and biodiversity networks to strengthen the District's role as a gateway to the Peak District

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Natural England generally supports the vision, particularly the aspiration to provide accessible Green Infrastructure and biodiversity networks to strengthen the District's role as a gateway to the Peak District

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Local Plan Objectives

Representation ID: 7353

Received: 03/04/2018

Respondent: Natural England (Lincoln office)

Representation Summary:

Natural England is pleased to note that Local Plan Objective D8-Addressing Climate Change has referenced the provision of Green Infrastructure to assist with climate change adaptation per our previous suggestion.

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Natural England is pleased to note that Local Plan Objective D8-Addressing Climate Change has referenced the provision of Green Infrastructure to assist with climate change adaptation per our previous suggestion.

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Policy SS1: Sustainable Development

Representation ID: 7355

Received: 03/04/2018

Respondent: Natural England (Lincoln office)

Representation Summary:

Natural England considers that this policy provides a clear framework for the achievement of sustainable development and particularly welcomes the provisions for the protection of h. Protect and enhance the character, quality and settings of towns and villages and heritage assets (Policies SS8, SDC1 & SDC5-9); ,
i. Protect and/or enhance the character, quality and diversity of the District's green infrastructure and local landscapes, the wider countryside and ecological and biodiversity assets (Policies SS2, SS11,SDC3-4, ID1 and IDC6-8 );
j. Protect the productive potential of the District's best quality agricultural land, and avoid sterilisation of mineral resources

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Natural England considers that this policy provides a clear framework for the achievement of sustainable development and particularly welcomes the provisions for the protection of h. Protect and enhance the character, quality and settings of towns and villages and heritage assets (Policies SS8, SDC1 & SDC5-9); ,
i. Protect and/or enhance the character, quality and diversity of the District's green infrastructure and local landscapes, the wider countryside and ecological and biodiversity assets (Policies SS2, SS11,SDC3-4, ID1 and IDC6-8 );
j. Protect the productive potential of the District's best quality agricultural land, and avoid sterilisation of mineral resources

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Policy SS3: The Avenue

Representation ID: 7357

Received: 03/04/2018

Respondent: Natural England (Lincoln office)

Representation Summary:

Natural England supports the bullet points aiming to improve green infrastructure and biodiversity gains.

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Natural England recognises Policy SS3:The Avenue was previously Policy SS4 but that there have been no other significant changes to the policy wording. Our previous comments still applies in that we welcome bullet point g) Provide effective pedestrian and cycle links to Chesterfield and nearby settlements, including through green infrastructure where this would not have an adverse impact on biodiversity and also support point j) which aims to Maintain and improve existing known areas of wildlife habitat and species, and include measures for habitat creation.
This site has great potential to make positive green infrastructure and biodiversity gains for the benefits of both wildlife and local residents. Therefore these opportunities should be maximised during the earliest stages of the development.

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Policy SS4: Former Biwaters Site, Clay Cross

Representation ID: 7358

Received: 03/04/2018

Respondent: Natural England (Lincoln office)

Representation Summary:

Natural England recognises Policy SS4 was previously listed as Policy SS5 for the Local Plan. We welcome the provision in this policy at bullet point k) Provide a wildlife corridor and buffer zone along the River Rother to protect the biodiversity value of the river corridor and protect new development from the risk of flooding, and promote linkages to the wider green infrastructure network.

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Natural England recognises Policy SS4 was previously listed as Policy SS5 for the Local Plan. We welcome the provision in this policy at bullet point k) Provide a wildlife corridor and buffer zone along the River Rother to protect the biodiversity value of the river corridor and protect new development from the risk of flooding, and promote linkages to the wider green infrastructure network.

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Policy SS5: Markham Vale

Representation ID: 7361

Received: 03/04/2018

Respondent: Natural England (Lincoln office)

Representation Summary:

Natural England recognises Policy SS5:Markham Vale has been amended from Policy SS6:Markham Vale. We acknowledge the provision for structural landscaping and green infrastructure as set out at point C and its linkages to the wider green infrastructure network.

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Natural England recognises Policy SS5:Markham Vale has been amended from Policy SS6:Markham Vale. We acknowledge the provision for structural landscaping and green infrastructure as set out at point C and its linkages to the wider green infrastructure network.

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Policy SS6: Coalite Priority Regeneration Area

Representation ID: 7363

Received: 03/04/2018

Respondent: Natural England (Lincoln office)

Representation Summary:

Natural England welcomes the protection of the biodiversity value of Doe Lea corridor and the opportunities to promote linkages to the wider green infrastructure network at point d.

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Natural England welcomes the protection of the biodiversity value of Doe Lea corridor and the opportunities to promote linkages to the wider green infrastructure network at point d.

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DR2. Land north of Eckington Road, Coal Aston, Dronfield

Representation ID: 7365

Received: 03/04/2018

Respondent: Natural England (Lincoln office)

Representation Summary:

We note that this proposed allocation has increased from 180 dwellings to 200 dwellings and is in close proximity to the Moss Valley Woods SSSI and ancient woodland. We would wish that any future development proposals can demonstrate through evidence that there will be no adverse effect on the interest features of this SSSI in terms of increased recreational disturbance and/or water pollution.

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We note that this proposed allocation has increased from 180 dwellings to 200 dwellings and is in close proximity to the Moss Valley Woods SSSI and ancient woodland. We would wish that any future development proposals can demonstrate through evidence that there will be no adverse effect on the interest features of this SSSI in terms of increased recreational disturbance and/or water pollution.

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Policy WC6: Visitor Economy and Tourism Development in the Countryside

Representation ID: 7368

Received: 03/04/2018

Respondent: Natural England (Lincoln office)

Representation Summary:

Natural England generally supports the approach this policy takes of enhancing tourism whilst protecting landscape character and extending green infrastructure and designated sites. We also welcome the restoration and enhancement of Chesterfield Canal.

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Natural England generally supports the approach this policy takes of enhancing tourism whilst protecting landscape character and extending green infrastructure and designated sites. We also welcome the restoration and enhancement of Chesterfield Canal.

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