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South Sebastopol - phase 1 detailed planning application - submission

Overlapping with their application for the renewal of outline planning permission for the development of the South Sebastopol site, the developers have also submitted an application for detailed planning permission for the first phase of development.

Summary

Torfaen Friends of the Earth have made a submission to Torfaen County Borough Council (TCBC) objecting to the application arguing that it is premature and should not be considered by TCBC until after a decision has been made on the outstanding application for the renewal of outline planning permission for the South Sebastopol site.

The submission also outlines the matters that need to be resolved before any decision detailed planning permission can be taken, including the question of whether the South Sebastopol site is suitable for development, and the impact on the environment of any development. In addition, the proposed development work is scheduled to begin during a period when work cannot be undertaken on the site because of breeding wildlife.

The full text of the submission is available.

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