Due to changes in the planning legislation through the emergence of the National Planning Policy Framework the opportunity presented itself for a swift submission of a planning application to assist Taunton & Deane Borough Council meet their housing numbers. Wiveliscomble is a sustainable market town and identified to take additional housing therefore we were able to submit an early Planning Application. This delighted the owners who had entered into a 10 year Agreement and in reality gained planning permission within 12 months.
A subsequent Reserved Matters application has been submitted and approved which enables this site to move forwards to a site start.
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Consultation events were held both locally and with the Town Council. Concerns were addressed through this process through the provision of additional allotment land and through providing a courtyard of parking for the existing houses of Burges Lane.