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Proposals for Small-Scale Affordable Housing and Gwennap Parish Council ‘Truly Affordable’ Housing developments adjoining or physically well related to the Gwennap development boundaries will be supported as Rural Exception Schemes promoted by Policy 9 of the Cornwall Local Plan 2016, subject to the following criteria:

They comprise Small-Scale developments

  • The proposals contribute to meeting the affordable and social rented needs of people with a local connection
  • The development is subject to an agreement which will ensure that it remains as affordable housing for people with a local connection in perpetuity
  • The proposals would not have a negative impact on the significance of the natural or historic environmental assets, the surrounding rural landscape and the landscape setting of any settlement in the GNDP area or those already living in the area.
  • The development is appropriate in terms of its scale, character and location with the sites and settlement with which it is associated.
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