EAST Northamptonshire Council is consulting the public on an essential planning document which provides more detailed guidance on the design of future new development in Cotterstock village.
The Cotterstock Village Design Statement Supplementary Planning Document was approved for Public Consultation by East Northamptonshire’s Planning Policy Committee earlier this month.
After carrying out a Village Design Survey – drafted by a working group comprising members of the Cotterstock Parish Meeting and was presented to East Northamptonshire Council last year.
It aims to:
- Set out a distinctive local vision for Cotterstock village for the period up to 2031
- Ensure that future development within the parish acknowledges the existing landscape character and settlement pattern and that planning applications have taken these into account
- Protect the unique character and appearance of the Conservation Area
- Protect important views, landscape character, open spaces, mature trees, natural landscaping features, wildlife and natural environments.
The current draft will be subject to a period of Public Consultation between Friday, June 26, June and Monday, August, 10. Residents can have their say on the document here.