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Technical Appendix: North Place and Portland Street Development Brief

6. Planning and Related Applications

6.1. The process identified in the Design Quality section will require that the developer will enter into pre-application discussions with the planning authority prior to the submission of a planning application.

6.2. All planning applications must be made in full and in addition to detailed plans, sections, elevations, detailed public realm and landscaping plans must be accompanied by:

a. A design and access statement illustrated with concept diagrams and sketches explaining the design principles on which the development is based and how these are reflected in its layout, density, scale, landscape, visual appearance and relationship to the town centre. Statements must be compliant with the CABE guidance on design and access statements. 
b. A sustainability and energy statement, to demonstrate the sustainability credentials of proposed developments. Use of the South West Sustainability Checklist for development should be considered to promote a consistent approach to realising the opportunities of sustainable design and construction
c. A 3-D, Sketchup model or similar
d. A transport assessment
e. A mitigation strategy for known and unknown ground conditions.

6.3. An archaeological field evaluation has been commissioned by the Borough Council

6.4. A site specific flood risk assessment is not currently anticipated, subject to the emerging SFRA.

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