Gypsies and Travellers
Published: 02 October 2020
The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012: Preparation of a Local Plan (Regulation 18: PREFERRED OPTIONS)
Public Consultation on Arun Gypsy and Traveller and Travelling Showpeople Site Allocations Development Plan Document (G&T DPD) – 1st October until 5pm on 26th November 2020.
The Council is required to plan for the needs of Gypsy and Travellers and Travelling Showpeople in accordance with Government guidance. The Preferred Options document seeks to identify sites across the District that will provide for the identified need of Gypsy and Traveller and Travelling Showpeople.
The Preferred Options take a positive approach to safeguarding existing sites within the District, proposing intensification on some of these and proposing to allocate a broad location to meet the identified need. At this stage of public consultation, the Council is seeking input and views from the widest range of stakeholders, interest groups and residents on any further issues that should be considered and on assessing the preferred options for providing for that identified need. It is important to note that in order to facilitate responses; the Arun Gypsy and Traveller and Travelling Showpeople Site Allocations Development Plan Document (G&T DPD) – PREFERRED OPTIONS document sets out the context for consideration of these preferred options, including national and regional policies and the available evidence base / statistical background.
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