BTN response to Council’s Local Plan

BTN members submitted the following responses to the proposed Local Plan by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

local plan submission by member of BTN

comments by another member, 3 Oct 2013


The draft Plan is available at:

In addition, members of BTN attended the meetings of the Council Planning and Infrastructure Oversight and Scrutiny Committee on 14th November and 30th January, and made the following points:

1. The targets for house building in the Plan cannot be met unless the disposal of sewage for the borough is radically re-thought, e.g. with anaerobic digestion and reed beds;

2. Environmental assessments of planned developments should be commissioned independently of the developers, although paid for by them;