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Table Of Contents

Introduction
A Purpose and Main Objectives
B Revisions and Implementation
C Structure of this Document
Part 1 – General Design Principles
1.1 General Design Principles for New Development
1.2 Urban Design Concepts
1.3 Compatibility of New Development
1.4 Development and Spaces
1.5 Promotion of Visual Interest
1.6 Integration and Accessibility
1.7 Visual Architectural Gain
1.8 Development Adjoining Urban Conservation Areas
1.9 Design of Roof Structures
2.7 Building Height and Form on Ridges
2.8 Building Heights for Detached and Semi Detached Dwellings
2.9 Higher Than Normal Ground and First Floors
2.10 Application of the Floor Area Ratio
3.1 General Design Concepts for Dwellings
3.2 Detached and Semi-Detached Dwellings
3.4 Detached and Semi-Detached Dwellings – Length of Façade
3.6 Plot Frontage and Dwelling Size
3.8 Internal Residential Development
Part 4 – Access to New Development
4.1 Vehicular Access for All New Development
4.2 Access from Arterial Roads
4.3 Access to Commercial Development
4.4 Clear Access to Garages
4.5 Multiple Vehicular Accesses
4.6 Radii at Accesses/Junctions
4.7 Accesses in Proximity to Junctions
4.8 Turning Space and Internal Circulation
4.9 Driveways
4.10 Headroom
4.12 Radii for Helical Ramps and Bends
4.13 Ramp Widths
4.14 Waiting Areas
4.15 Car Lifts
4.16 Access For All
4.17 Access For Fire Tenders
4.18 Urban Improvements Fund
5.1 The Residential Use of Basements
5.2 The Commercial Use of Basements
5.3 Basements Below Front Gardens
Part 6 – Parking Areas and Garages
6.1 Parking areas, Parking Spaces and Garages
6.2 Parking Areas/Garages - Aisle Widths and Columns
6.3 Underground Parking Areas - Domestic Stores
6.4 Garages for Private Vehicles
6.5 Off Street Parking
6.6 Parking for Commercial Development
6.7 The Internal Height of Garages for Private Vehicles
6.8 Garage Door Openings
6.10 Garages for Private Vehicles – Internal Garages
6.11 Paving and Drainage of Forecourts
6.12 Development over Internal Garages
6.13 Development over Internal Garages in Industrial Areas
6.14 Internal Garages in Urban Conservation Areas
6.16 Car Parks/Car Parking Areas - Fire Escapes
6.17 Car Parks/Car Parking Areas - Ventilation
6.18 Landscaping in Parking Areas
7.1 General Principles for the Design of Openings
7.2 Balconies
7.3 Balconies on Semi-Detached and Detached Dwellings
7.4 Windows and Doors
7.5 Windows and Doors
8.1 Materials for the Façade
8.2 Materials for Balconies, Windows and Doors
8.3 Materials for External Hard Surfaces
9.1 Front Garden Boundary Walls - Materials and Style
9.2 Front Garden Boundary Walls - Materials and Form
9.3 Front Garden Boundary Walls - Height
9.4 Front Garden Boundary Walls - Fences
9.5 Setbacks and Basement Ramps in Urban Conservation Areas
9.6 Setbacks Outside Urban Conservation Areas
9.7 Party Walls
9.8 Side and Rear Garden/Yard Walls
9.9 Gardens of Detached and Semi-Detached Dwellings
9.10 Gardens of Detached and Semi-Detached Dwellings
9.11 Gardens of Detached and Semi-Detached Dwellings
10.1 Washrooms on Multiple Dwellings
10.5 Setback Floors In Urban Conservation Areas
10.6 Penthouses
10.7 Penthouses On Existing Buildings
10.8 Duplex Units
10.9 Lifts and Lift Rooms
10.10 Plant Rooms on the Roof of Commercial Buildings
10.11 Other Structures on the Roof of Terraced Dwellings
10.12 Chimneys/Flues on Residential Development
Part 11 – Design of Specific Building Elements
11.1 Design of Extensions and Alterations
11.2 Drain Pipes
11.3 Open Staircases
11.6 Canopies and Porticos
11.7 Cantilevers at Roof Level
Part 12 – Amenity and Other Considerations
12.1 Guidance for Residential Amenity
12.2 Crime Reduction Measures
12.3 Privacy between separate buildings
12.4 Provision of Amenity Space in Residential Areas
12.5 Space requirements within Residential Buildings
13.5 Services on Roof Structures
Part 14 – Industrial Development
14.1 Design Principles for Industrial Development
14.2 New Industrial Buildings, Conversions and Extensions
14.3 The Height Limitation of Industrial Buildings
14.4 Conversion of Upper Floors to Industrial or Related Uses
14.5 Development on the Roof of Industrial Buildings
14.6 Loss of Industrial Space
Part 15 – Commercial Development
15.1 General Design Principles for Commercial Development
15.2 Double Height Ground Floors in Commercial Development
15.3 Commercial Development in Villa/Bungalow Areas
15.4 Access to Commercial Development
15.5 Flues and Fume Extraction
15.6 The Use of Front Gardens in Retail Outlets
15.7 Canopies in Front of Retail Outlets
15.9 Structures in the Front Garden of Food and Drink Outlets
Part 16 – Additions to Policy Guidance DC 2005 following Local Plan
16.1 Building Height Relaxation
16.2 Minimum Dwelling Size covered by Local Plan policies
16.3 Dwelling Size of Penthouses covered by Local Plan policies
16.4 Dwelling Size on Individual Plots with a Narrow Frontage
16.5 Building Height Relaxation to Cover High Blank Part Walls
Part 18– Other Policies
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