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Village Design Statement

Objectives

To provide a record of local distinctiveness by describing the unique qualities and character of the village. 

To identify the key features and characteristics of the local natural and built environment to be respected and protected from the impact of inappropriate development. 

To provide design guidance for new development so that change is managed and development is in harmony w ith its setting. 

To achieve a higher standard of sustainable design and w here possible to enhance the local environment. 

To increase the involvement and influence of the local community in the planning system. 

Contents

Purpose of a Village Design Statement

Conservation Area and Listed Buildings

Introducing the village

Character Summary

Character Area 1: Riccall

Character Area 2: Selby Road

Character Area 3: Infill Estates 

Appendices

You can download the latest PDF version below.

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