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					30.01.2007 Executive Report - Appendix 8.2




Chiltern District Local Plan (Adopted 1997, amended 2001, 2004)



POLICIES RECOMMENDED NOT TO BE SAVED.

List of Tables included in this section:-



General Criteria
Green Belt
Landscapes with Special Qualities
Housing

Shopping
Transport
Recreation
Tourism

Historic Heritage
Trees and Woodlands
Nature Conservation
Adverts
30.01.2007 Executive Report - Appendix 8-2
Chiltern District Local Plan (Adopted 1997, amended 2001, 2004).

 LIST OF POLICIES WHICH ARE NOT PROPOSED TO BE SAVED

                                                Relevant PPS12
                                                criteria ((i) - (vi))
                              Is it proposed to and Protocol
                              save the policy   criteria (bullet 1-5)
                              beyond            relied upon for
                              September 2007? NOT saving
Policy No.   Subject          (check box)       policies              Commentary

             development
GC5          on the skyline                     vi                 Policy not considered necessary and it generally duplicates policy GC1

             temporary                                             It is not considered necessary to retain this policy because it's subject
GC15         buildings                          vi                 matter duplicates Circular 11/95 paras 108-113.
                                                                   This policy is not considered necessary because it duplicates Local
             residential                                           Plan Policy GB2 and PPG2 which advise that most residential
GB3          development                        vi                 development is not appropriate in the Green Belt.
             static                                                This policy is not considered necessary as caravans are inappropriate
             residential                                           development in the Green Belt. This issue is also covered by Policy
GB9          caravan sites                      vi                 GB2 and PPG2.
             relaxation of                                         It is not considered that this policy is needed because planning
             residential                                           conditions will be supported by specific reasoning attached to the
             occupancy                                             relevant planning permission. In addition, the Green Belt Policies which
             conditions                                            provide control over the reuse of buildings (GB 10 and GB11) would
             covering                                              also apply in cases where there are planning applications to remove
             residential                                           the occupancy conditions relating to self-contained residential
GB14         annexes                            vi                 annexes.
30.01.2007 Executive Report - Appendix 8-2
Chiltern District Local Plan (Adopted 1997, amended 2001, 2004).

 LIST OF POLICIES WHICH ARE NOT PROPOSED TO BE SAVED

                                                  Relevant PPS12
                                                  criteria ((i) - (vi))
                                Is it proposed to and Protocol
                                save the policy   criteria (bullet 1-5)
                                beyond            relied upon for
                                September 2007? NOT saving
Policy No.   Subject            (check box)       policies              Commentary

             temporary                                               As with Policy GB 17, this policy is not needed because it duplicates
             acommodation                                            PPS 7 Annex A which covers all the requirements that should be
             for agricultural                                        assessed when applications for temporary agricultural workers
GB18         workers                              vi                 accommodation are received.

             imposition of                                           This policy is not needed because it is a procedural matter and it
             agricultural                                            duplicates PPS 7 Annex A Paragraph 16 which states that agricultural
             occupancy                                               occupancy conditions should be applied to any new agricultural
GB19         conditions                           vi                 dwellings which are accepted on the basis of agricultural need.

             dwellings for                                           This policy is not needed as it duplicates PPS 7 Annex A which covers
             other essential                                         all the requirements that should be assessed when an application for
GB21         workers                              vi                 an other essential workers dwelling is received.
             temporary
             accommodatio                                            This policy is not needed because it duplicates PPS 7 Annex A which
             n for other                                             covers all the requirements that should be assessed when an
             essential                                               application for temporary other essential workers accommodation is
GB22         workers                               vi                received.

                                                                     This policy is not considered neceassary because means of enclosure
                                                                     can be considered against Policy GB2. This policy sets the general
             means of                                                principles for consideration in terms of whether the development
GB25         enclosure                            vi                 maintains the openness of the Green Belt
30.01.2007 Executive Report - Appendix 8-2
Chiltern District Local Plan (Adopted 1997, amended 2001, 2004).

 LIST OF POLICIES WHICH ARE NOT PROPOSED TO BE SAVED

                                                    Relevant PPS12
                                                    criteria ((i) - (vi))
                                  Is it proposed to and Protocol
                                  save the policy   criteria (bullet 1-5)
                                  beyond            relied upon for
                                  September 2007? NOT saving
Policy No.   Subject              (check box)       policies              Commentary
                                                                          This policy is not considered necessary because it is generally covered
GB28         other uses                             vi                    by guidance in PPG2 and in Policy GB2.
                                                                          This policy is not considered necessary as its content is adequately
                                                                          covered by the criteria in Policy GB2 which concern whether
GB31         parking                                vi                    development is inappropriate in the Green Belt.


                                                                          Policy LSQ3 conflicts with PPS7 paras 24 and 25 which advises against local
                                                                          landscape designation policies. Within Chiltern District, the Locally Important
                                                                          Landscape Areas (LILAs) are all within the Green Belt and so they are
                                                                          protected from inappropriate development under Green Belt policies. The DC
                                                                          DPD could contain policies to protect locally distinctive landscapes or the
                                                                          landscape in general and the Core Strategy may contain a general landscape
                                                                          protection policy. The detail of these policies would be a matter for the relevant
                                                                          DPD not the saved policy process.
LSQ3         LILA                                     vi
                                                                          Guidance in PPG15 paragraph 2.24 states that Local Planning Authorities
                                                                          should protect historic parks and gardens in preparing development plans and
                                                                          in determining planning applications. Policy LSQ4 duplicates the advice in
                                                                          PPG15 which provides sufficient guidance on the protection of these areas.
                                                                          The parks and gardens themselves will need to be shown on the relevant
             historic parks and                                           Proposals Map but they will be supported by the PPG15 advice not a local
LSQ4         gardens                                  vi                  policy.
30.01.2007 Executive Report - Appendix 8-2
Chiltern District Local Plan (Adopted 1997, amended 2001, 2004).

 LIST OF POLICIES WHICH ARE NOT PROPOSED TO BE SAVED

                                                 Relevant PPS12
                                                 criteria ((i) - (vi))
                               Is it proposed to and Protocol
                               save the policy   criteria (bullet 1-5)
                               beyond            relied upon for
                               September 2007? NOT saving
Policy No.   Subject           (check box)       policies              Commentary

                                                                    This policy relates to the 1997 Structure Plan housing allocation for the District
                                                                    up to the year 2006. The allocation was the basis for the housing sites in Policy
                                                                    H2 of the Local Plan. The Housing allocation will formally be replaced when the
                                                                    South East Plan is Adopted. As the time period for the allocation will have
                                                                    passed when the Council applies to save Policies there is no need to save the
                                                                    policy. The Council's Housing Monitoring Statement 2006 shows that this
             housing                                                allocation has been met. The Core Strategy housing allocation policy will relate
H1           allocation                          see comments       to the South East Plan.
                                                                    This policy conflicts with guidance from Central Government against land -
                                                                    used based Development Control policies (in PPS12 paragraph 2.29) and it
             Broad Street                                           duplicates policy H9 of the Adopted Local Plan. Therefore it is not proposed for
H10          Chesham                             see comments       saving.
                                                                    This policy is not needed because it duplicates PPS6 para 3.31 which
S7A          conditions                          vi                 gives guidance on the use of conditions.
             Chalfont St
S8           Giles                               see comments       This policy duplicates Policy S7 and is not needed.
TR4          cross rail                          see comments       The policy is not required as Cross Rail is no longer proposed to come
TR5          cross rail                          see comments       through this District

                                                                    This policy is not considered necessary as it merely states that traffic
             Traffic calming                                        calming will be undertaken by the County Council. This is now mostly
TR7          Old Amersham                        see comments       in place and the policy duplicates another organisation's functions.
TR8          UBM Pratt site                      see comments       Not necessary - site re-developed
30.01.2007 Executive Report - Appendix 8-2
Chiltern District Local Plan (Adopted 1997, amended 2001, 2004).

 LIST OF POLICIES WHICH ARE NOT PROPOSED TO BE SAVED

                                              Relevant PPS12
                                              criteria ((i) - (vi))
                            Is it proposed to and Protocol
                            save the policy   criteria (bullet 1-5)
                            beyond            relied upon for
                            September 2007? NOT saving
Policy No.   Subject        (check box)       policies              Commentary
             commutation of                                         This policy is not considered necessary as it relates to procedural
TR13         parking                          see comments          matters.

             strategic sport
             and recreation
R1           policy                              see comments         This policy is not needed because it repeats Structure Plan policy.
                                                                      This policy is not considered necessary because it duplicates PPG2
             outdoor sports                                           paras 3.4 and 3.5 which cover the acceptable forms of recreational
             facilities (green                                        development in the Green Belt and the general guidance in Policy GB2
R5           belt)                               vi                   of the Adopted Local Plan.
             new (Green
             Belt) open                                               This policy is not considered necessary because it duplicates PPG2
R9           space                               vi                   and Policy GB2.

                                                                      Policy not considered necessary as PPG2 allows outdoor recreation
             Picnic sites                                             which does not affect openness and would provide sufficient guidance
R14          (Green Belt)                        vi                   for other aspects of these forms of development (e.g. car parking ).

                                                                      Tourism policies T1, T 3 and T5 may be replaced by a more general
                                                                      tourism policy in Core Strategy. Policies T1-3 and T5 generally
                                                                      duplicate other policies in the Local Plan, e.g. Green Belt, landscape,
                                                                      transport and amenity policies. The South East Plan policies on
             Hotels in urban                                          tourism are also relevant, e.g. TSR 2 (rural tourism) and TSR 5
T1           areas                               see comments         (accomodation) which also provide policy guidance.
30.01.2007 Executive Report - Appendix 8-2
Chiltern District Local Plan (Adopted 1997, amended 2001, 2004).

 LIST OF POLICIES WHICH ARE NOT PROPOSED TO BE SAVED

                                                Relevant PPS12
                                                criteria ((i) - (vi))
                              Is it proposed to and Protocol
                              save the policy   criteria (bullet 1-5)
                              beyond            relied upon for
                              September 2007? NOT saving
Policy No.   Subject          (check box)       policies              Commentary
             Bed and
             Breakfast
             accommodatio
T3           n                                  see comments       ditto
             static caravan
T5           sites                              see comments       as T1 comment
             Evaluation of                                         This policy is not considered necessary as it duplicates guidance in
AS3          sites                              vi                 PPG16

                                                                   This policy is not considered necessary as it duplicates PPG16 and it
                                                                   also covers procedural matters rather than matters which would be the
AS5          Conditions                         vi                 basis upon which planning applications are determined
                                                                   This policy is not considered necessary as it covers procedural matters
                                                                   under separate legislative powers from Local Plans and LDF's. The
                                                                   Council can continue to make TPO's to trees under threat from
TW1          TPOs                               vi                 development.

TW4          conditions                         vi                 This covers procedural matters and is not considered necessary.

             woodland                                              This policy is a management statement rather than a development
TW5          management                         see comments       control policy. Therefore it is not considered necessary.
NC2          conditions                         see comments       policy covers DC practice - not needed
A1           adverts                            vi                 duplicates PPG19

				
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