SO11 - Delivering high quality development

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To deliver development which is sustainable and of the right type for its location and of good quality, which:

  1. Supports healthy communities that enjoy good quality and clean environments and where healthy lifestyles are positively encouraged through the developments and services that are provided.
  2. Provides a wide choice of homes that meet the needs of all sectors of the community and provide high quality living environments.
  3. Supports a diverse and strong economy, enabled by protecting and providing a good supply of sites.
  4. Provides high quality places, which create a positive legacy for future generations, and properly responds to the historic environment, positively engaging with it as an asset to deliver high quality development and sustainable communities.
  5. Contributes to and enhances the natural network, providing multiple benefits both to people and wildlife.
  6. Responds positively to the challenges of climate change, reducing carbon emissions and creating more resilient communities.
  7. Provides for and meets the infrastructure needs generated by the proposal.

Linked Policies

Policies associated with this Strategic Objective