Published: September 30, 2011
Council's 15-year development blueprint given seal of approval

The blueprint for housing and infrastructure development across Burnham-On-Sea and the rest of Sedgemoor over the next 15 years has received a seal of approval from the Planning Inspectorate this week.

A complex legal process has been followed over the past four years and endorsement of the ‘Core Strategy’ is a major milestone.

"There have been four stages of consultations during the process. These have all been fed into the Core Strategy and the Inspector examined the document in a public hearing in May this year," council spokeswoman Claire Faun told Burnham-On-Sea.com.

"Sedgemoor has just received the inspector's report which confirms that the Strategy meets all criteria. The Core Strategy and the inspector's report will be debated at a meeting of the full council on October 12th."

The full Inspector’s report and changes which are binding on the Council can be viewed from the Core Strategy web page here.

 


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