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APPENDICES

APPENDIX 1 - Parking Standards

Parking Standard for Disabled Car Parking

Use of Car Park

Car Park Size

 

Up To 200 Bays

Over 200 Bays

Employees and Visitors to Business Premises

Individual bays for each disabled employee plus 2 bays or 5% of total capacity, whichever is the greater

6 bays plus 2% of total capacity

Shopping Recreation and Leisure

3 bays or 6% of total capacity, whichever is the greater

4 bays plus 4% of total capacity

 

Use Class

Maximum Vehicle spaces

Minimum Cycle spaces

Minimum Powered two wheeler spaces

A1 Shops

1 space per 20m2

1 per 4 staff and 1 per 25m2 for customers (food shops) or 1 per 200m2 (non food)

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

A2 Financial and Professional Services

1 space per 20m2

1 per 100m2 for staff and 1 per 200m2 for customers

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

A3 Food and drink

Take away outlets

1 space per 20m2

1 per 4 staff and 1 per 25m2 for customers

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Pubs and clubs

1 space per 5m2

1 per 4 staff and 1 per 25m2 for customers

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Restaurants

1 space per 5m2

1 per 4 staff and 1 per 25m2 for customers

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Roadside restaurants

1 space per 5m2

1 per 4 staff and 1 per 25m2for customers

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Transport cafes

1 lorry space per 2m2

1 per 4 staff and 1 per 25m2 for customers

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

B1 Business

1 space per 35m2

1 per 50m2 for staff and 1 per 100m2 for visitors

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

B2 General Industrial

1 space per 50m2

1 per 50m2 for staff and 1 per 200m2 for visitors

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

B8 Storage or Distribution

1 space per 150m2

1 per 100m2 for staff and 1 per 400m2 for visitors

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

C1 Hotels

1 space per bedroom (guest or staff)

1 per 4 staff, and 1 per 10 beds, and 1 per 25m2 per restaurant/ entertainment area

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

C2 Residential institutions

Residential care homes

1 space per resident staff and 1 space per three bed spaces/ dwelling units

1 per 4 staff and 1 per 20 beds

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Hospitals

1 space per 4 staff and 1 space per 3 daily visitors

1 per 4 staff and 1 per 20 beds

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Residential educational establishments

1 space per resident staff and 1 space per 2 other staff

1 per 4 staff

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Class C3 Residential

Up to 3 bed properties

2 spaces

None if garages provided.

Otherwise 2 per dwelling (2 beds or more), 1 per dwelling (one bed) and 1 per 8 dwellings for visitors

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

4 or more bedrooms

3 spaces

 

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Class D1 Non Residential Institutions

Medical centres

1 space per full time staff and 2 spaces per consulting room

1 per 4 staff and 1 per consulting room

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Day care centres

1 space per full time staff and 1 space per 4 persons attending and an area reserved for collection and delivery of clients

1 per 4 staff and 1 per 200m2 for visitors

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Créches/ nurseries

1 space per full time member of staff and waiting facilities where appropriate

1 per 5 staff and 1 per 30 children

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Schools (primary and secondary)

1 space per 2 daytime teaching staff, waiting facilities and school transport spaces

1 per 5 staff and 1 per 3 students

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Places of worship

1 space per 10m2

1 per 5 seats

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Class D2 Assembly and Leisure

Cinemas

1space per 5 seats

1 per 4 staff and 1 per 20 seats

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Other uses

1 space per 15m2

1 per 10m2

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Cash and carry and other retail warehouses and garden centres

1 space per 20m2

1 per 100m2 for staff and 1 per 200m2 for customers

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Petrol filling stations

1 space per 20m2 retail space

1 per 5 staff and 1 per 100m2 shop floor where applicable

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Motor service centres

1 space per staff and 1 space per 35m2

1 per 5 staff

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Motor vehicle showrooms

1 space per 45m2 display area

1 per 100m2 for staff and 1 per 200m2 for customers

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Taxi or vehicle hire

1 space per staff member permanently deployed at registered base site and one space per 5 registered vehicles

 

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Recycling centre

1 space per staff and waiting facilities for users of site

 

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Hostel

1 space per residential staff and 1 space per 2 other staff

 

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Caravan parks

1 space per pitch and 1 space per residential staff and 1 space per 2 other staff

 

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Conference facilities

1 space per 5 seats

 

One space and an additional space for every 10 vehicle spaces

Note: Vehicle bay size for cars is 5.5m by 2.4m, or 6.0m by 2.4m where bays are end to end, and 16.0m by 3.5m for articulated lorries.


APPENDIX 2 - Performance indicators and targets

Planning Objective

Relevant Policy

Indicator of Policy Performance

Relevant Target

ECONOMY

To ensure provision is made for enough land to meet Structure Plan requirements and to enable the expansion of existing firms and the introduction of new employment

E1 Distribution of Employment Land

Amount, location and rate of employment land provision in Great Dunmow and Saffron Walden between 2000 and 2011, monitored annually.

Net employment land increase of 16 hectares by 2011.

To ensure that a range of employment opportunities is available at key locations across the district and that alternative employment exists other than in the concentration on airport at Stansted

E2 Safeguarding Employment Land

Area of identified safeguarded employment land between 2000 and 2011.

No net decrease in 89.70 hectares of identified safeguarded land.

To ensure development for employment purposes is accessible to all.

E3 Access to workplaces

Number of relevant permissions meeting advisory standards of Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

All relevant applications to comply with SPD

To help diversify the economy in the rural area and provide alternative income for farm based businesses

E4 Farm Diversification

E5 Re-use of rural buildings

Number of permissions for employment uses in rural areas

No appropriate development refused.

To enable opportunities for local employment close to where people live, which may potentially reduce travel to work;

E1 Distribution of Employment Land

E2 Safeguarding Employment Land

E4 Farm Diversification

E5 Re-use of rural buildings

As above

As above

ENVIRONMENT

To conserve and enhance the historic buildings & their setting

ENV1 Design of Development within Conservation Areas

Number and type of developments permitted in Conservation Areas

No departures from the Plan

ENV2 Development affecting Listed Buildings

Number and type of listed building consents permitted

No departures from the Plan

 

ENV3 Open Spaces & Trees

Number of developments resulting loss of open spaces and trees

No loss of open spaces or trees through inappropriate development

To protect Ancient Monuments and archaeological sites

ENV4 Ancient Monuments and Sites of Archaeological Importance

Number and type of developments permitted each year on archaeological sites

No loss of nationally or locally important archaeological sites;

To protect the natural environment for its biodiversity and agriculture, cultural and visual qualities

ENV5 Protection of agricultural land

Number and types of development permitted on agricultural land.

No departures from the Plan

ENV6 change of use of agricultural land to domestic garden

ENV7 The protection of the natural environment ® designated sites

De-designation or damage to SSSIs, NNRs or other nationally designated sites.

No departures from the Plan

ENV8 Other landscape elements of importance for nature conservation

Number of developments on other sites of importance for nature conservation

No departures from the Plan

Area of Ancient Woodland

No reduction area

ENV9 Historic landscape

Number and type of developments permitted each year within identified historic landscapes

No departures from the Plan.

To limit sensitive development in areas subject to high levels of noise from aircraft or other sources and avoid deterioration in the noise environment

ENV10 Noise sensitive development and disturbance from aircraft

ENV11 Noise generators and exposure to noise

Number and type of development permitted in specified zones

No departures from the Plan

To protect ground water resources from contamination

ENV12 Groundwater protection

Number and type of development permitted within groundwater protection zones

No departures from the Plan

To protect users of residential properties in particular from long term exposure to poor ground level air quality

ENV13 Exposure to poor air quality

Number and type of development permitted

No departures from the Plan

To improve the health of the community

Policies ENV10 to ENV13

As for above policies

As for above policies

HOUSING

To meet the Structure Plan housing requirement and provide sufficient housing to meet locally generated requirements

To concentrate housing development in the main urban areas and other locations well related to employment and facilities

H1 Housing development

Amount, location and rate of housing provision monitored annually. Location will include use of previously developed sites.

Net dwelling stock increase of 4,620 between 2000 and 2011.

40% of dev on previously developed land over plan period.

To meet the need for affordable housing and retain mixed and balanced communities

H9 Affordable Housing

Amount of affordable new homes provided, and proportion of the total dwelling completions each year that are affordable.

980 homes between 2000 and 2011.

(This is based on the assumption that relevant sites are granted planning permission after the Plan has been adopted)

H10 Housing Mix

Number and proportion of new homes built with no more than three bedrooms.

1000 homes between 2000 and 2011

(This is based on the assumption that relevant sites are granted planning permission after the Plan has been adopted)

LEISURE & CULTURAL PROVISION

To safeguard existing open space within towns and villages for either formal or informal recreation

LC1 Loss of Sports Fields and recreational facilities

Number and type of developments permitted on sports fields and recreation facilities.

No departures from the Plan

To ensure development for leisure and cultural purposes is accessible to all.

LC2 Access to Leisure and Cultural Facilities

Number of relevant permissions meeting advisory standards of Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

All relevant applications to comply with SPD

To enable the provision of community facilities in villages, which would accommodate activities central to village life, even where development would not normally be permitted

LC3 Community Facilities

Number and type of facilities permitted each year

No appropriate development refused.

To develop sport and leisure facilities at key sites and enable outdoor recreation in the countryside whilst protecting its character and amenities

LC4 Provision of outdoor sport & recreational facilities beyond settlement boundaries

Number, type and location of new facilities.

No appropriate development refused.

To support tourism in Uttlesford within the capacity of its towns and villages to accommodate visitors

LC5 Hotels and Bed & Breakfast accommodation

Number, type and location of new facilities permitted.

No appropriate development refused

RETAILING & SERVICES

To ensure retail and service development is accessible to all.

RS1 Access to Retailing and Services

Number of relevant permissions meeting advisory standards of Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

All relevant applications to comply with SPD

To sustain and enhance the vitality and viability of Saffron Walden as a principal shopping centre, of Great Dunmow as a smaller town centre, and of the local centres of Stansted Mountfitchet and Thaxted;

RS2 Town and Local Centres

Amount and location of retailing and services monitored annually

No net loss of retailing and services in identified settlements

To promote mixed use commercial developments in these centres

To focus retail and mixed use commercial developments in locations that maximise the opportunities to use means of transport other than the private car

To prevent further loss of retail and other services in rural areas

RS3 Retention of retail and other services in rural areas

Number of retail and other services in rural settlements monitored annually

No net loss in retail and other services in rural areas.

Transport & Telecommunications

To facilitate the improvement of the transport and telecommunications network

T1 Transport improvements

Number and type of development permitted in safeguarded areas

No departures from the Plan

To protect the character of the countryside from inappropriate transport and telecommunications development.

T2 Roadside services and the new A120

Number, type and location of roadside services permitted each year.

No departures from the Plan

T3 Car Parking associated with development at Stansted Airport

Number of off airport car parking spaces

No airport associated car parking to be permitted beyond the airport boundaries.

T4 Telecommunications equipment

Number, type, location of equipment permitted each year

No departures from the Plan

 


Appendix 3- Index of Policies

POLICY NUMBER

POLICY TITLE

Policy S1

Settlement Boundaries for the Main Urban Areas

Policy S2

Settlement Boundaries for Oakwood Park, Little Dunmow and Priors Green, Takeley

Policy S3

Other Settlement Boundaries

Policy S4

Stansted Airport Boundary

Policy S5

Chesterford Park Boundary

Policy S6

Metropolitan Green Belt

Policy S7

The Countryside

Policy S8

The Countryside Protection Zone

Policy GEN1

Access

Policy GEN2

Design

Policy GEN3

Flood Protection

Policy GEN4

Good neighbourliness

Policy GEN5

Light pollution

Policy GEN6

Infrastructure Provision to Support Development

Policy GEN7

Nature Conservation

Policy GEN8

Vehicle Parking Standards

Policy E1

Distribution of Employment Land

Policy E2

Safeguarding Employment Land

Policy E3

Access to Workplaces

Policy E4

Farm diversification: alternative use of farmland

Policy E5

Re-Use of Rural Buildings

Policy ENV1

Design of development within Conservation Areas

Policy ENV2

Development affecting Listed Buildings

Policy ENV3

Open spaces and trees

Policy ENV4

Ancient Monuments and Sites of Archaeological Importance

Policy ENV5

Protection of agricultural land

Policy ENV6

Change of use of agricultural land to domestic garden

Policy ENV7

The protection of the natural environment designated sites

Policy ENV8

Other landscape elements of importance for nature conservation

Policy ENV9

Historic landscape

Policy ENV10

Noise sensitive development and disturbance from aircraft

Policy ENV11

Noise generators

Policy ENV12

Groundwater protection

Policy ENV13

Exposure to poor air quality

Policy ENV 14

Contaminated land

Policy ENV 15

Renewable Energy

Policy H1

Housing development

Policy H2

Reserve Housing Provision

Policy H3

Infilling with new houses

Policy H4

Backland development

Policy H5

Subdivision of dwellings

Policy H6

Conversion of rural buildings to residential use

Policy H7

Replacement dwellings

Policy H8

Home extensions

Policy H9

Affordable housing

Policy H10

Housing Mix

Policy H11

Affordable housing on 'exception sites'

Policy H12

Agricultural workers' dwellings

Policy H13

Removal of agricultural occupancy conditions

Policy LC1

Loss of sports fields and recreational facilities

Policy LC2

Access to Leisure and Cultural Facilities

Policy LC3

Community facilities

Policy LC4

Provision of outdoor sport and recreational facilities beyond settlement boundaries

Policy LC5

Hotels and Bed and Breakfast accommodation

Policy LC6

Land West of Little Walden Road Saffron Walden

Policy RS1

Access to Retailing and Services

Policy RS2

Town and local centres

Policy RS3

Retention of retail and other services in rural areas

Policy T1

Transport Improvements

Policy T2

Roadside services and the new A120

Policy T3

Car parking associated with development at Stansted Airport

Policy T4

Telecommunications equipment

Chesterford Park Local Policy 1

 

Elsenham Local Policy 1

 

Great Chesterford Local Policy 1

Safeguarding Of Existing Employment Area

Great Chesterford Local Policy 2

London Road Employment Site

Policy GD1

Town Centre

Policy GD2

Land To The Rear Of 37 To 75 High Street

Policy GD3

White Street Car Park Extension

Policy GD4

Residential Development Within Great Dunmow's Built Up Area

Policy GD5

Woodlands Park

Policy GD6

Great Dunmow Business Park

Policy GD7

Safeguarding Of Existing Employment Areas

Policy GD8

Civic Amenity Site and Depot

Oakwood Park Local Policy 1

 

Policy SW1

Town Centre

Policy SW2

Residential Development Within Saffron Walden's Built Up Area

Policy SW3

Land South of Ashdon Road

Policy SW4

Land adjoining the Saffron Business Centre

Policy SW5

Thaxted Road Employment Site

Policy SW6

Safeguarding Of Existing Employment Areas

Policy SW7

Land West of Little Walden Road

Policy AIR1

Development In The Terminal Support Area

Policy AIR2

Cargo Handling/Aircraft Maintenance Area

Policy AIR3

Development In The Southern Ancillary Area

Policy AIR4

Development In The Northern Ancillary Area

Policy AIR5

The Long Term Car Park

Policy AIR6

Strategic Landscape Areas

Policy AIR7

Public Safety Zones

Policy SM1

Local Centres

Policy SM2

Residential Development Within Stansted Mountfitchet's Built Up Area

Policy SM3

Site On Corner Of Lower Street And Church Road

Policy SM4/BIR1

Rochford Nurseries

Policy SM5

Parsonage Farm

Start Hill Local Policy 1

Start Hill

Takeley Local Policy 1

Land West Of Hawthorn Close

Takeley Local Policy 2

Land Off St Valery

Takeley/ Little Canfield Local Policy 3

Priors Green

Takeley Local Policy 4

The Mobile Home Park

Takeley Local Policy 5

Safeguarding Of Existing Employment Area In Parsonage Road

Thaxted Local Policy 1

Local Centre

Thaxted Local Policy 2

Land Adjacent To Sampford Road

Thaxted Local Policy 3

Safeguarding Of Employment Areas

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