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POLICY EP15 - Static and Touring Caravans, Chalets and Camping Sites

Proposals for new or extensions or improvement of existing static and touring caravans, chalets and camping sites will only be permitted where:

  1. there is a proven need for the proposal;
  2. the site is not within an area of high flood risk;
  3. the site is visually unobtrusive and well screened from important local vantage points, public footpaths and roads;
  4. appropriate landscaping is provided within the site and around the site boundaries;
  5. the development is of a design, form and scale related to its setting and does not go beyond the capacity of the area to accommodate such sites in terms of landscape and infrastructure considerations;
  6. any new or improved facilities are of a scale directly related to the essential requirements of visitors on-site and are designed to a high standard with their form, mass, design and materials appropriate to the proposed function and the locality; and
  7. in the case of proposals for 10 pitches or more the proposal is within reasonable and safe walking distance of public transport services which provide reasonable access to a range of facilities, services and tourist destinations.

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