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30/06/2016

Appeal: One Planet Development approved for Carmarthenshire

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An inspector has approved the development of a One Planet Development (OPD) consisting of four zero carbon dwellings in Whitland, Wales, after finding that Carmarthenshire County Council’s concerns regarding the ‘isolation’ of the development were unfounded.

Inspector Alwyn Nixon notes that in paragraph 9.3.11 of Planning Policy Wales, OPD is defined as a development that through its low impact either enhances or does not significantly diminish environmental quality. OPDs are required to initially achieve an ecological footprint of 2.4 global hectares (gh) .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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