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Policies

OUR CURRENT POLICIES

The most important ‘policies’ cover:

  • Allotments and Play Areas: Creating new allotments, protecting and improving play areas.
     
  • Community Facilities: Retaining existing ones, ideally adding some new ones.
     
  • Delivering more Housing: See separate page.
  • Design and Character: Making sure new developments ft in with and enhance the character of the town.
     
  • Employment: Retaining existing employment and creating new employment opportunities.
     
  • Infll Development: Making sure that developments on small sites are appropriate in their use and design.
     
  • Landscape Setting: Protecting and enhancing the setting of Ross in its highly valued landscape.
     
  • Local Green Spaces: See separate page.
  • Supporting the Town Centre: Retaining shops, avoiding empty shops, improving the general environment. 

There are then lots of other less important, but still very relevant, policies on:
Sustainable Design and Renewable Energy   |   Protecting Key Views   |   
Green Infrastructure   |   Permeable Surfacing on Drives and Car Parks   |   
Self-Build Housing   |   Design for Home Working   |   
Living and Working over Shops   |   Footpaths/Cyclepaths   |   
Town Centre Signage   |   Electric Car Charging Points   |    Improving Telecoms Services