Appendix 1 - Application to propose a Local Green Space designation
Please use this form to put forward any sites that you would like to be considered for
designation as a Local Green Space in the Local Plan Part 2A.
Please complete the relevant boxes below providing evidence to support your
application. The Council requires evidence as to why an area is of particular
significance to the local community. The Council reserves the right to request
additional evidence where needed.
A separate form should be completed for each site being proposed.
A map showing the boundary for each proposed area must also be provided. The
Council is unable to provide plans or maps for this exercise, but Ordnance Survey
maps can be obtained from the OS at http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/ (there may
be a charge for this service).
1. Contact details
Name:
Organisation: (where relevant)
Address:
Postcode:
Telephone number:
Email address:
2. Site details
Name and address of proposed
site (please attach a site plan
showing boundaries, access to
the site and area that the site
will serve
Details of land owner if known
(information on land ownership
can be obtained from the Land
Registry
Is the land owner aware of the
proposal to designate their
land?
Is the land owner supportive of
the proposals to designate their
land?
3. Site History
What is the site currently used
for?
Is the proposal to designate the
site as a Local Green Space
supported by any of the
following:
Parish / Town Council
Local Community Groups
Community Leaders e.g.
ward members, County
Councillors, MPs etc
Other groups
If yes please provide details.
4. The Designation Tests
Test 1:
Does the site already have
planning permission for
development? If yes please
provide details
Test 2:
Is the site allocated for
development in the Local Plan
or a Neighbourhood Plan?
Test 3:
Is the site reasonably close to
the community it serves?
Test 4:
Can the site be shown to be
demonstrably special to the
local community?
The proposed designation of
spaces must be based on
evidence to demonstrate why
the green area is demonstrably
special to the local community.
To help on this assessment
please complete the relevant
boxes below providing evidence
to support your answer.
4.1 How is the proposed space
of particular local significance in
respect of its beauty?
4.2 How is the proposed space
of particular importance in
respect of its historic
significance?
4.3 How is the proposed space
of particular local significance in
respect of its recreational
value?
4.4 How is the proposed space
of particular local significance,
in respect of its tranquillity?
4.5 How is the proposed space
of particular local significance in
respect of its richness of
wildlife?
Test 5:
Is the site an extensive tract of
land? ( Please provide details of
the size of the site in hectares)
Test 6:
If site/space was designated
can the site endure beyond the
end of the plan period (2029)
What are the owner’s long term
plans for the site?
Is there a management plan in
place for the site?
Who will be responsible for on
the on-going maintenance of
the site?
5. Additional Information
Please provide any other
information that you consider
would be helpful to the
assessment.
When completed please send this form to: Planning Policy Team, South
Northamptonshire Council, The Forum, Moat Lane, NN12 6AD
Signature:
Date
COMPLETED FORMS SHOULD BE RETURNED BY NOON ON JUNE 10
th
2016
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