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Representations on BMSDC Joint Local Plan Consultation Document (Interactive) - Q53

Representation ID: 13189

OBJECT Taylor Wimpey represented by Boyer Planning (Mr. James Bailey)

Summary:

We do not support the Council's preference to include water efficiency measures in new builds as it is felt this policy is not necessary. These measures shall be covered by Building Regulations requirements.

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Representation ID: 12972

SUPPORT Dr Jonathan Tuppen

Summary:

Yes, especially given the fact that this area has one of the lowest rainfalls in the UK.

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Representation ID: 12662

COMMENT Environment Agency (Miss Charlie Christensen)

Summary:

no mention of the WFD in the plan, or the requirements and obligations of the Anglian River Basin Management Plan (RBMP). The SA notes that the District has Poor/Moderate river and groundwater quality status. You should therefore review the RBMP and determine how the Local Plan can contribute to and help achieve the objectives of some of the water bodies in the District...look to ensure compliance with the two key objectives of the WFD which are:
1. Development should not cause a deterioration in WFD status
2. Development should not prevent the future target status from being achievable

More details about Rep ID: 12662

Representation ID: 12507

OBJECT Taylor Wimpey represented by Boyer Planning (Ms Libby Hindle)

Summary:

We do not support the Council's preference to include water efficiency measures in new builds as it is felt this policy is not necessary. These measures shall be covered by Building Regulations requirements.

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Representation ID: 12413

SUPPORT Old Newton Parish Council (Mrs Karen Price)

Summary:

The East is recognised as having low rainfall and therefore it is only right that water supplies are treated with respect.

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Representation ID: 12350

OBJECT Taylor Wimpey represented by Boyer Planning (Mr. James Bailey)

Summary:

We do not support the Council's preference to include water efficiency measures in new builds as it is felt this policy is not necessary. These measures shall be covered by Building Regulations requirements.

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Representation ID: 12110

COMMENT Gladman (Mr Richard Crosthwaite)

Summary:

Essential that any requirements that are prescribed through planning policies are fully justified within the Council's proportionate evidence base.

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Representation ID: 11720

COMMENT Haughley Park Consortium represented by Boyer Planning (Mr. James Bailey)

Summary:

Whilst we agree that the Councils are in support of providing water efficiency measures in new builds, this should be determined on a case by case basis and should be only considered where viable. Developers should not be restrained to provide such measures, which might impact on the viability of developing the site.

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Representation ID: 11506

SUPPORT Great Cornard Parish Council (Nadine Tamlyn )

Summary:

Yes

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Representation ID: 11441

SUPPORT Stour & Orwell Society (Ms Emma Proctor King)

Summary:

Agreed.

More details about Rep ID: 11441

Representation ID: 11101

SUPPORT Catesby Estates Limited represented by Strutt & Parker LLP (Jen Carroll)

Summary:

We are generally supportive of policy direction with respect to water efficiency where supported by a robust evidence base.

More details about Rep ID: 11101

Representation ID: 11058

SUPPORT Stowmarket Town Council (Ms Michelle Marshall)

Summary:

Yes, with more extreme weather events occurring, it is vital to future-proof arrangements in respect of more extreme dry periods.

More details about Rep ID: 11058

Representation ID: 10817

SUPPORT Mendlesham Parish Council (Mrs Sharon Jones )

Summary:

Yes

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Representation ID: 10667

OBJECT Mrs LP Wheatley

Summary:

No- if water is scarce in Babergh and Mid Suffolk and in Suffolk in general then the best way to conserve this precious resource is to build no more houses and employment facilities

More details about Rep ID: 10667

Representation ID: 10343

OBJECT Taylor Wimpey represented by Boyer Planning (Kate Kerrigan)

Summary:

We do not support the Council's preference to include water efficiency measures in new builds as it is felt this policy is not necessary. These measures shall be covered by Building Regulations requirements.

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Representation ID: 9864

COMMENT Stowupland Parish Council (Claire Pizzey)

Summary:

Yes

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Representation ID: 9823

SUPPORT Wyverstone Parish Council (Kate Webster)

Summary:

Under Climate Change section, the parish council would opt for RE2.

More details about Rep ID: 9823

Representation ID: 9747

SUPPORT Miss R P Baillon

Summary:

Yes

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Representation ID: 9561

COMMENT Cllr John Hinton

Summary:

We should encourage reduced water usage. Recycling some brown water is useful provided there is enough and it can be topped up with collected rainfall. There is no way that a target of 110 litres/persons/day can be enforced.

Setting a vague reduction target will help confidence and encourage responsible use provided suitable efficiency systems are in place.

More details about Rep ID: 9561

Representation ID: 9457

COMMENT Bacton Parish Council (mrs tina newell)

Summary:

We note that East Anglia is an area of severe water stress and consequently support the council's preference.

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Representation ID: 9206

SUPPORT Mr Ken Seager

Summary:

If Suffolk wants to preserve their green environment then we should lead by example. The higher optional build standards are therefore the best option.

More details about Rep ID: 9206

Representation ID: 8823

SUPPORT Mr Philip Schofield

Summary:

Yes

More details about Rep ID: 8823

Representation ID: 8586

SUPPORT Woolpit Parish Council (Mrs Peggy Fuller)

Summary:

Yes. 110 litres/person/day is a standard adopted by the well-regarded London Plan.

More details about Rep ID: 8586

Representation ID: 8478

SUPPORT Sproughton Parish Council (Mrs Susan Frankis)

Summary:

New builds should include measures for water efficiency as a matter of course.

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Representation ID: 8404

SUPPORT Acton Parish Council (Mr Paul MacLachlan)

Summary:

Yes

More details about Rep ID: 8404

Representation ID: 8382

SUPPORT Mr Peter Powell

Summary:

Yes, especially given the fact that this area has one of the lowest rainfalls in the UK on present historic data.
However another consideration might be the harvesting of water from larger development SUDs attenuation systems which would also improve the performance of the SUDs capability to resist flooding downstream.

More details about Rep ID: 8382

Representation ID: 8305

SUPPORT Mr C Partridge

Summary:

As well as water efficiency measures other energy efficiency measures should also be considered.

More details about Rep ID: 8305

Representation ID: 8304

SUPPORT Ms Helen Davies

Summary:

Yes, especially given the fact that this area has one of the lowest rainfalls in the UK.

More details about Rep ID: 8304

Representation ID: 8284

SUPPORT Botesdale & Rickinghall CAP Group (Mr. William Sargeant)

Summary:

Support inclusion of water efficiency measures particularly required in East Anglia as a low rainfall area.

More details about Rep ID: 8284

Representation ID: 8106

SUPPORT RSPB Stour Estuary and Wolves Wood (Mr Mark Nowers)

Summary:

Yes!

More details about Rep ID: 8106

Representation ID: 7613

SUPPORT Mrs Annette Brennand

Summary:

However, 'viability' will need to be rigorously and objectively assessed.

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Representation ID: 7545

COMMENT Mx Miles Row

Summary:

Yes, with more extreme weather events occurring, it is vital to future-proof arrangements in respect of more extreme dry periods.

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Representation ID: 7514

SUPPORT Dr John Caesar

Summary:

Yes, high sustainability and efficiency standards should be a requirement.

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Representation ID: 7506

SUPPORT Dr DAVID Brennand

Summary:

However, 'viability' will need to be rigorously and objectively assessed.

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Representation ID: 7418

SUPPORT Mr Mark Blackwell

Summary:

Water is the most precious resource so all measures should be included to conserve use.

More details about Rep ID: 7418

Representation ID: 7312

COMMENT Great Waldingfield PC (Mr Cecil Allard)

Summary:

Is this not a requirement?

More details about Rep ID: 7312

Representation ID: 7104

OBJECT Thurston Parish Council (Mrs Victoria Waples)

Summary:

It is felt that this fails to take into account circumstances of individual dwellings

More details about Rep ID: 7104

Representation ID: 7081

COMMENT Mrs Linda Rushton

Summary:

The joint local plan should consider siting a new fresh water reservoir for drinking water and hydro-electricity.

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Representation ID: 7000

SUPPORT Mrs Tania Farrow

Summary:

Yes

More details about Rep ID: 7000

Representation ID: 6738

SUPPORT Mr Alan Lewis

Summary:

Water is a valuable resource, particularly in this area of the country and we should apply the latest technical standards to minimise its use.

More details about Rep ID: 6738

Representation ID: 6736

SUPPORT Yaxley Parish Council (Mr Philip Freeman)

Summary:

Agreed

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Representation ID: 6638

COMMENT Denham Parish Council (Sarah Foote)

Summary:

Denham Parish Council supports this.

More details about Rep ID: 6638

Representation ID: 6589

SUPPORT MSDC Green Group (Cllr John Matthissen)

Summary:

Q53 Support but include rainwater and grey water usage and aim for 110 litres a day which is already a standard adopted by the well-regarded London Plan.

More details about Rep ID: 6589

Representation ID: 6565

COMMENT Freston Parish Council (Ms Elizabeth Aldous)

Summary:

yes

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Representation ID: 6448

SUPPORT Barham Parish Council (Mrs Joanne Culley)

Summary:

Agree

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Representation ID: 6393

COMMENT Stowmarket Society (Mr Michael Smith)

Summary:

We believe this matter is already adequately covered in the Building Regs. Dual controls should be avoided wherever possible.

More details about Rep ID: 6393

Representation ID: 6093

SUPPORT Mr Carroll Reeve

Summary:

FR1 option supported.

More details about Rep ID: 6093

Representation ID: 5992

SUPPORT Little Waldingfield Parish Council (Mr Andy Sheppard)

Summary:

Yes

More details about Rep ID: 5992

Representation ID: 5920

SUPPORT Little Cornard Parish Council (Mr Dave Crimmin)

Summary:

Yes

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Representation ID: 5623

COMMENT Pinewood Parish Council (Mrs Sandra Peartree)

Summary:

Yes.

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Representation ID: 5578

SUPPORT Mrs Louise Carman

Summary:

I support

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Representation ID: 5408

SUPPORT Babergh Green Party (Mr Robert Lindsay)

Summary:

Yes. 110 litres is already a standard adopted by the well-regarded London Plan.

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Representation ID: 5322

SUPPORT Mr John Bellwood

Summary:

Yes, especially given the fact that this area has one of the lowest rainfalls in the UK.

More details about Rep ID: 5322

Representation ID: 5318

SUPPORT Mrs Ann Hurst

Summary:

The environment needs to be considered to high level where ever possible

More details about Rep ID: 5318

Representation ID: 5017

SUPPORT Brantham Parish Council (Mrs Sarah Keys)

Summary:

Yes.

More details about Rep ID: 5017

Representation ID: 4956

SUPPORT Nedging with Naughton Parish Council (Miss LYNN ALLUM)

Summary:

Yes

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Representation ID: 4784

SUPPORT Woolverstone Parish Council (Mr Simon Pearce)

Summary:

Yes

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Representation ID: 4699

SUPPORT Lavenham Parish Council (Carroll Reeve)

Summary:

Yes. FR1 option.

More details about Rep ID: 4699

Representation ID: 4506

SUPPORT Kersey Parish Council (Mrs Sarah Partridge)

Summary:

Yes, the Districts should include water efficiency measures in new building projects.

More details about Rep ID: 4506

Representation ID: 4289

SUPPORT Holton St Mary Parish Council (Ms Dorothy Steeds )

Summary:

Yes.

More details about Rep ID: 4289

Representation ID: 4284

COMMENT Mrs Sheila Hurdwell

Summary:

yes

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Representation ID: 4235

COMMENT Mrs Rhona Jermyn

Summary:

Water efficiencies - new builds should include measures of a matter of course. Clear front end requirements will help avoid viability challenges.

More details about Rep ID: 4235

Representation ID: 3703

OBJECT Mr Neil Lister

Summary:

Proposals for residential use should be required to meet the optional standard for water efficiency of 110 litres/person/day and improved energy efficiency standards.

More details about Rep ID: 3703

Representation ID: 3494

COMMENT Fressingfield Parish Council (Mr Alexander Day)

Summary:

It is recognised by the Parish Council that Suffolk enjoys some of the lowest annual rainfall in the country and so it makes good sense to be including all efficiency measures available to conserve water, particularly in new builds. This however may be considered another additional expense making Affordable housing and Starter Homes less attractive to developers however conversely making utility costs to occupiers more attractive.

More details about Rep ID: 3494

Representation ID: 3479

SUPPORT Mr John Kitson

Summary:

Yes, especially given the fact that this area has one of the lowest rainfalls in the UK.

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Representation ID: 3009

COMMENT Wortham & Burgate Parish Council (mrs Netty Verkroost)

Summary:

We support BS1

More details about Rep ID: 3009

Representation ID: 2949

COMMENT Diss & District Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group (Ms Deborah Sarson)

Summary:

The DDNPSG has already identified the benefits of such measures and therefore supports them.

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Representation ID: 2658

SUPPORT Cockfield Parish Council (Mr Doug Reed)

Summary:

Cockfield Parish Council confirms that this is a sensible sustainable approach and agrees.

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Representation ID: 2571

SUPPORT Mr Terry Corner

Summary:

Yes

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Representation ID: 2441

COMMENT Anglian Water (Mr Stewart Patience)

Summary:

Anglian Water is the water undertaker for part of the Joint Plan area with Essex and Suffolk Water also supplying water in Mid Suffolk District.

Anglian Water consider that the addition of the optional higher water efficiency standard and associated cost (£6 - £9 per dwelling) will not make the Joint Local Plan unviable. Therefore Anglian Water consider that there is sufficient evidence to demonstrate that the optional higher water efficiency standard (110 litres per day) for residential development should be applied in the plan area.

Proposed policy: "Development proposals should demonstrate:
Dwellings meet the Building Regulation optional higher water efficiency standard of 110 litres per person per day, as set out in building regulations part G2."

More details about Rep ID: 2441

Representation ID: 2432

COMMENT Preston St Mary Parish Council (Nicola Smith)

Summary:

Yes, RE2 is the preferred option.

More details about Rep ID: 2432

Representation ID: 2298

SUPPORT Chelmondiston PC (Mrs Rosie Kirkup)

Summary:

Yes we support this.

More details about Rep ID: 2298

Representation ID: 2248

SUPPORT Battisford Parish Council (Mr Chris Knock)

Summary:

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Representation ID: 2246

SUPPORT Battisford Parish Council (Mr Chris Knock)

Summary:

Yes

More details about Rep ID: 2246

Representation ID: 2169

SUPPORT K&P Coghlin

Summary:

I support all efforts to increase the use of 'green' technologies, especially in new builds.

More details about Rep ID: 2169

Representation ID: 2073

SUPPORT Mrs Kathie Guthrie

Summary:

yes fortunately we are near the sea and could use desalination plants

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Representation ID: 1949

COMMENT Palgrave Parish Council (Sarah Foote)

Summary:

Yes.

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Representation ID: 1850

SUPPORT Debenham Parish Council (Mr Richard Blackwell)

Summary:

Yes, definitely.

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Representation ID: 1775

SUPPORT Mr Richard Blackwell

Summary:

Yes, definitely

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Representation ID: 1715

OBJECT David Howorth

Summary:

The water regulations are, in my opinion, the worst constructed of any part of the building regulations, and are positively harmful to sustainable building. What matters as far as water is concerned is the quantity of water consumed and particularly hot water. As long as water meters are not mandatory, other regulation is meaningless. The chosen method of restricting the choice of fittings is particularly stupid, resulting in a pure box-ticking exercise to meet regulations and poorer results for the end-user in many cases, whilst not limiting actual water usage.

More details about Rep ID: 1715

Representation ID: 1589

SUPPORT Mr Alf Hannan

Summary:

Yes, BS1 supported

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Representation ID: 1300

SUPPORT Mrs Diana Chapman

Summary:

I support Option BS1 relating to building sustainability. Water is a valuable resource and energy efficiency is crucial in all new build development.

More details about Rep ID: 1300

Representation ID: 1273

SUPPORT Raydon Parish Council (Mrs Jane Cryer)

Summary:

We support the council's initial preference to include water efficiency measures in new build.

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Representation ID: 1023

SUPPORT Mr Roy Barker

Summary:

Water shortage is going to be the biggest problem to modern man.

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Representation ID: 822

SUPPORT Supporters Against Fressingfield Expansion (SAFE) (Dr John Castro)

Summary:

Agreed

More details about Rep ID: 822

Representation ID: 309

SUPPORT Mr Simon Barrett

Summary:

I agree

More details about Rep ID: 309

Representation ID: 127

SUPPORT Mrs Sara Knight

Summary:

Yes. This should include grey water capture systems.

More details about Rep ID: 127

Representation ID: 85

SUPPORT J. E. Knock & Partners (Mr. Chris Knock)

Summary:

Water use efficiency will become more important in the future

More details about Rep ID: 85

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