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(1) Development of new, and the expansion or rationalisation of existing tourism, visitor or leisure facilities will be supported within or adjacent to defined settlements located outside the Coast and Estuarine Zone and within the Developed Coast where:

(a) the scale of the proposal is appropriate to the size of the settlement; and

(b) there will not be an unacceptable impact upon:

 (i) the local road network; nor

(ii) identified environmental and heritage assets; and

(c) any rationalisation would facilitate the retention or improvement of the remaining tourism, visitor or leisure facilities.

(2) Elsewhere, within the Undeveloped Coast and in the Countryside beyond the Coast and Estuarine Zone, development of new or the expansion or rationalisation of existing tourism, visitor or leisure facilities will be supported where:

(a) the location is justified;

(b) existing buildings are reused or converted wherever feasible;

(c) the local road network can accommodate the type and scale of traffic to be generated and maintain the safety of public highway users;

(d) it is designed to respect and enhance the key characteristics of the relevant landscape character types; and

(e) environmental and heritage assets are not subject to significant harm, and are conserved or enhanced, with particular respect to the setting and special qualities of nationally important landscapes, biodiversity and heritage designations.

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