KILMACOLM MEADOW ACTION PLAN

*** Action needed BEFORE July 9th ***

For Updates:

WHAT can we do NOW to Save Kilmacolm Meadow?

  • Inverclyde Council have published their draft Local Development Plan (LDP) - the consultation period is now open for you to give feedback on the changes that are proposed to the 2019 plan.

  • Object to the LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN (LDP) before JULY 9th

  • The LDP can be located here: https://tinyurl.com/InverclydeLDP

  • In the LDP the plan and supporting items are located in the ‘documents’ panel

  • We need to convince Inverclyde Council to:-

    •   ‘R61 West of Quarry Drive, Kilmacolm’ (Kilmacolm Meadow) from the proposed LDP

    • the Green Belt Boundary to the previous robust location

    • AMEND TABLES 1 & 2 to remove the ‘Renfrewshire Housing Sub Market Area (Inverclyde Part)

    • NOT SELL Council-owned land to a Developer

 

HOW TO DO THIS

Write an objection letter / email to Inverclyde Council before 9th July saying:

  • that you to the inclusion of West of Quarry Drive (Kilmacolm Meadow) for housing development

  • that the to the previous location

  • that the to a Developer

In your Objection Letter, Request the following changes:

  • Requested Amendment 1:

That this site be removed from the proposed LDP as it is contrary to Policy 18 and paragraph 7.10 (Page 23) of the proposed LDP. The proposal is also contrary to the Clydeplan Strategic Development Plan and significantly contrary to the adopted 2019 Inverclyde Local Development Plan. SCHEDULE 3 (Page 28) - Site Reference R61 - West of Quarry Drive, Kilmacolm

 

  • Requested Amendment 2:

TABLE 1 (page 21): Housing Land Requirement in Inverclyde

That the right-hand column be removed, as this is not a recognised area in the Renfrewshire sub–Market Housing Area

  • Requested Amendment 3:

TABLE 2 (page 22): 5 year supply of effective housing land requirement

That the right-hand column be removed, as this is not a recognised area in the Renfrewshire sub–Market Housing Area

 

How to submit your objection to Inverclyde Council:

There are three ways to submit your objection.

  • You can do this by email, ldp@inverclyde.gov.uk with the subject heading Proposed Local Development Plan 2021

  • Via an E-form available at https://www.inverclyde.gov.uk/newldp

  • Or by letter - write to Planning Policy, Regeneration & Planning, Municipal Buildings, Clyde Square, Greenock, PA15 1LY

  • You need to provide your full name and address. The Council’s preferred means of communicating on the Local Development Plan is by email, so you should provide an email address if you have one.

  • Each person needs to object individually. Group letters will only count as one objection.

 

Abbreviations:

IC - Inverclyde Council

PPIP - Planning Permission in Principle

WOQD - West of Quarry Drive / Kilmacolm Meadow

LDP - Local Development Plan

RHSMA - Renfrewshire Housing Sub-Market Area

SPP - Scottish Planning Policy

SDP - Clydeplan Strategic Development Plan

 

*** PLEASE PASS THIS ACTION PLAN ON TO SOMEONE ELSE AFTER YOU HAVE SENT IN YOUR OBJECTION – THIS ACTION JUST MIGHT BE THE CRITICAL ONE FOR OUR CAMPAIGN***