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POLICY QL24 - Landscape Character

Proposals must demonstrate that they are informed by, and sympathetic to the landscape character of the area and will be required to safeguard, restore or enhance the character of the landscape in which they are proposed.

Development will be permitted where:

  1. the proposal relates to the character of the landscape and to the sensitivity of that landscape to accommodate change and safeguards or enhances those features that contribute to the landscape character and local distinctiveness; and
  2. the scale, location, layout, design, materials and detailing of the proposal is in keeping with the landscape character and does not have an adverse impact on visual amenity.

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