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First sunny day for a while and a good opportunity to get out of the office for site visits.  The first of the two replacement dwellings is well underway with roof started.

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First sunny day for a while and a good opportunity to get out of the office for site visits. The first of the two replacement dwellings is well underway with roof started.

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First sunny day for a while and a good opportunity to get out of the office for site visits. The first of the two replacement dwellings is well underway with roof started.

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The Planning Departments Policy for Sustainable Development in the Countryside is set out in Planning Policy Statement 21:  Within this document Policy CTY 1 lists a range of types of development which in principle are considered to be acceptable in the countryside and that will contribute to the aims of sustainable development.

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Policy CTY 3 sets out how replacement dwellings can be introduced in a rural setting CTY3 acknowledges that Non – listed Vernacular Dwellings of a poor standard can be replaced.

Based on this information we presumed the proposal qualifies as a replacement under the terms set out in PPS 21 and prepared designs for two replacement dwellings using the guidance in section 5 (Replacement) of the Supplementary Planning Guidance, Building on a Tradition.

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The Application has just been approved after only one amendment to the landscaping on the road boundary.

A design strategy that developed the two replacement dwellings to give the appearance of a collection of farm buildings seemed rational and this approach is represented within the text of the planning guide section 5.3 Replacement: Scale and Size.

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