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The Society regularly receives and comments on Government Consultation Documents where relevant to the Mendip Hills. Our comments are available under the following headings:

1. PUBLIC ACCESS PROVISIONS
2. PLANNING, incl. Waste Management, Minerals
3. AIR TRAFFIC
4. RENEWABLE ENERGY, e.g. Wind Farms

 

 1. PUBLIC ACCESS PROVISIONS 

Mendip Society response on

 date
Consultation on Regulations for Dedication of Access Land Under S.16 of the Crow Act 2000 22 Feb 2002
Consultation Paper on Draft Guidance to Local Highway Authorities on the Preparation of Rights of Way Improvement Plans22 Feb 2002
Defra Consultation on Draft Regulations for Exclusions and Restrictions of Access in Relation to Crow Act Open Access and Associated Countryside Agency Consultation on Proposals for Draft Guidance on the Above24 Feb 2002
Open Country in the Mendip Hills That the Society Considers Should Be Included Within the Open Access Maps Being Compiled by the Countryside Agency Under the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000

May 2002

Crow Act 2000: Consultation on Access Maps: Central Southern England Mendip Hills08 Oct 2002
Protocol for Restrictions on Prow and Access to Open Country in the Event of FMD Or Similar Outbreak13 July 2003
Use of Mechanically Propelled Vehicles on Rights of Way09 Jan 2004

Crow Act 2000 S 6(3)
Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Appeal By: Mr R King
Site At: Two Fields to the East of Bradley Cross Farm, on the Western Edge of A Larger Area of Open Country, East of Bradley Cross, Cheddar
This appeal was withdrawn April 2004.

25 Feb 2004

Crow Act 2000 S 6(3)
Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Appeal By: M W A and L J Parsons
Site at: Land at Batcombe Hollow, north-east of Batcombe Farm, off the upper Draycott Road, Cheddar
This appeal was allowed June 2004

25 Feb 2004
Regulations About Public Places Under S.42 of the Crow Act 200017Apr 2004
Proposals for Regulations on Appeals Against Access Authority Notices Requiring Landowners to Allow, Provide Or Maintain Physical Accesses (Stiles, Gates, Gaps Etc) to Enable Public Access to Open Country Under S38 of the Crow Act 200017 Apr 2004
  
 2. PLANNING 
Mendip Society response on Date

Consultation Paper on Draft Guidance to Local Highway Authorities on the Preparation of Rights of Way Improvement Plans

22 Feb 2002
Planning Green Paper Planning: Delivering a Fundamental Change10 Mar 2002
Consultation Paper: New Parliamentary Procedures for Major Infrastructure Projects10 Mar 2002
Haskins Review01 Dec 2003
Draft PPS3 - Mendip Society Comments16 May 2004
Policy Statement 9 (PPS9) Biodiversity and Geological Conservation10 Oct 2004
Draft PPS10 Planning for Sustainable Waste Management15 Jan 2005
Draft Minerals Policy Statement 1: Planning and Minerals12 Jan 2005
  
 3. AIR TRAFFIC 
Mendip Society response on date
The Future of Air Transport09 Oct 2002
  
 4. RENEWABLE ENERGY 
Mendip Society response on date
Letter of 01 April 2003 from Ecotricity, proposing construction of windturbines near Green Ore22 Apr 2003
Comments on Draft PPS 22 Renewable Energy13 Jan 2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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