your say on new homes plans for Burnham and Highbridge
District Council is encouraging local residents in Burnham-On-Sea
and Highbridge to have their say on plans for new housing in the
authority's new long-term Local Plan sets out the areas where
new houses and factories could be built in future.
As part of the preparation of this plan, Sedgemoor District Council
is consulting on possible housing sites in Burnham and Highbridge.
"The consultation has highlighted various issues, including
the need to ensure that necessary roads are in place and that
there are improvements to essential services such as schools and
health care facilities to cope with any future growth," said
council spokeswoman Claire Faun.
"There is still time to comment on the suggestions with the
closing date being August 8th."
comments will be fully considered and make an important contribution
to shaping the future of the district."
"There will be further opportunities to comment on the new
local plan when the full draft document is published later this
details of the consultation and how to submit your feedback can
be found on the councils web site here.
objections made at that stage will be considered by an independent
inspector at an public Examination in 2017.