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04/02/2016

Appeal: St Just housing would adversely affect Cornwall beauty spot

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The Department for Communities and Local Government has rejected an appeal by Westcountry Land Ltd for the development of 18 dwellings in St Just, Truro, after finding that the scheme would adversely effect the scenic landscape of the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

In the DCLG’s letter, it was noted that several relevant policies relating to the supply of housing in both the Carrick District Wide Local Area Plan (1998) and the Roseland Neighbourhood Development Plan were not fully consistent with the National Planning Policy Framework, or did not fully account for the objectively assessed housing need of the area.

Subsequently, it was agreed that .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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