The NPPF says that the following activities are “appropriate” when considering development on greenbelt:
The neighbourhood plan has taken into account this guidance and have allocated any potential development based upon this criterion.
The designation or de-designation of green belts should only be made in exceptional circumstances through local plan reviews. This policy position allows local planning authorities to retain the same coverage of green belt but change the boundary by de-designating existing areas and designating other areas they deem more appropriate.
Green Belt boundaries can only be altered through a review of the local plan. This means that neighbourhood plans cannot seek to extend green belt boundaries or allocate areas of land for development within existing green belts.
The following is a map of the Clifton Neighbourhood planning;
The survey of residents shows they are concerned about traffic safety and consequently did not any further development in the village. Air Quality is also a concern 75% of residents classified this as most important.