Mendip Design and Amenity of New Development SPD
Mendip Local Plan Part 1 includes Policy DP7; Design and Amenity of New Development. The policy makes clear that development should be well designed, creating developments that are useable, durable, adaptable, sustainable and attractive.
SPD aims to help applicants demonstrate how their proposal meets the requirements of DP7, including the need to ensure that resource efficiency, sustainable construction and renewable energy have been included.
DP7 Design and Amenity of New Development SPD [374.79KB]
DP7 Questionnaire for Minor applications – 6 June to 4 July [49.32KB]
DP7 SPD adoption statement – March 2022 [112.93KB]
Consultation was carried out on the draft SPD between 14th January 2022 and 11th February 2022.
DP7 SPD consultation report [166.12KB]
The responses received are available to view below: