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Remote Areas - Assessing Planning Applications

Remote Areas - How would we assess planning applications for types of development?

Development Proposal

Open countryside within Remote Area boundary

Open countryside outside Remote Area boundary

Communications mast

Refuse

Support if appropriate

Overhead cable

Refuse

Support if appropriate

Livestock handling pen (where permission is needed)

Support if essential and small scale

Supported if appropriate

New agricultural or forestry track

Refuse

Support if essential

Improvement to existing agricultural or forestry track

Support if essential and appropriate

Support if essential and appropriate

Public art[1]

Refuse

Support if appropriate

Recreational Development

Refuse

Support if appropriate

(1) The ‘Seated Figure’ at Castleton Rigg is c. 0.3 km from a farm (there are seven farms and three houses within one kilometre) and 1.7 km from Westerdale.