7,000 new houses in Mole Valley? Our response to the MVDC development plan.

The draft Future Mole Valley Development Plan is now out.  Every Mole Valley resident will be affected in some way.

MVDC declared a CLIMATE EMERGENCY and we expect them to PUT THIS FIRST.

We urge you to respond to our concerns by writing to: planning.policy@molevalley.gov.uk
or completing their online survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/futuremolevalley2020

We’ve done the research, added up the figures and prepared a careful response.

It’s 8 pages long, summarised on page 1. Read it all below or MV Dev Plan Response by DCE (summary).

Feel free to use the information and /or contact us on contact@dorking-climate-emergency.net. See the final page for our contact details.

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Page 2: MVDC’s Infrastructure DeliveryPlan 
http://www.molevalley.gov.uk/media/pdf/j/n/IDP_December_2019_V5.pdf
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Are the Council hoping for ‘windfall’ sites to fill this gap?
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We’re concerned about the impact of poor energy ratings and the possibility of short-term developer profit.
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MVDC are proposing a 19% improvement in building regs.  We think they can do far better than this.

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DCE is happy to meet you / provide more information / chat and give advice.

We are non site-specific therefore our concerns affect every proposed site in the area.

The Climate Emergency affects us all.

Please contact MVDC by 23rd March:
planning.policy@molevalley.gov.uk
or  https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/futuremolevalley2020

And let us know what you’re doing. We’d love to hear from you. Email contact@dorking-climare-emergency.net

With hope for the future
Dorking Climate Emergency