Paragraph 79 now refers to promoting sustainable developments in rural areas. This includes where housing development should be located to enhance or maintain the ‘vitality’ of those communities. In layman’s terms it promotes the policy that the development of new housing must take every opportunity to allow villages, (including, in certain cases neighbouring villages) to thrive.
Paragraph 80 refers to avoiding isolated homes in the countryside other than a limited number of exceptions. This aims to prevent one-off houses outside of recognised settlement boundaries.
We have been involved with many different types of rural housing, especially ones of “exceptional quality” i.e. bespoke, one-off self build Paragraph 80 house developments.
Plande has a proven ability to manage the process, and persuade the Council (including Planning Committees and the Planning Department) to grant planning permission. We receive a huge amount of positive support from neighbours and Parish Councils.