• Track record of performance and delivery, as well as ambition and scope to leverage investment;
Local Authority Core Strategies In preparing Core Strategies, local authorities shall determine a hierarchy of settlement and appropriate growth rates in accordance with the guiding principles (including environmental protection) and typology of settlement in the RSES.
• The appropriate density and scale of development relative to the settlement and location, incl. differing rates and nature of development experienced; • Need for attractive, alternative options to rural housing within smaller towns and villages.
Infrastructure Investment Infrastructure investment shall be aligned with the spatial planning strategy of the RSES.
Population Growth and Environmental Criteria
Increased population growth should be planned with regard to environmental criteria, including: • Assimilative capacity of the receiving environment; • Proximity of Natura 2000 sites and potential for adverse effects on these sites, and their conservation objectives;
Areas with flood potential.
Southern Regional Assembly | RSES
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