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Draft PPS14 Sustainable Development in the Countryside
Policy CTY 10

Policy CTY 10 – Integration and Design of Buildings in the Countryside
Planning permission will be granted for a building in the countryside where it can be visually integrated into the surrounding landscape and it is of an appropriate design.
A new building will be unacceptable where:
(a) it is a prominent feature in the landscape; or
(b) the site lacks long established natural boundaries or is unable to provide a suitable degree of enclosure for the building to integrate into the landscape; or
(c) it relies primarily on the use of new landscaping for integration; or
(d) ancillary works do not integrate with their surroundings;or
(e) the design of the building is inappropriate for the site and its locality.
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