Mr R. Hargreaves                                                        

Head of Planning and Development

Surrey County Council (Ref EH room 415)                    

FREEPOST KT2451

Surrey KT1 2BR                                                          

                                                                                                                       

Dear Mr Hargreaves,

 

As a resident in the county, I object to the Policy on Waste Management (DN19) in the Surrey Structure Plan deposit draft and support the concerns expressed by GAIN.  The policy does not reflect my aspirations for waste management in the county.  I am deeply concerned that it will be exploited to permit the development of incinerators for household, commercial and even “regional” waste in Surrey.

 

1.  I object to the statement in Policy DN19 that waste management will be “in accordance with the        waste hierarchy”.   This is because:

 

2.  I object to the statements in Policy DN19 that provision will be made “for sufficient waste facilities to deal with the quantity of waste arising in Surrey” and that provision of new capacity will be “in line with local and regional needs”.

 

3.  I object to the statement in Policy DN19 that “Land in existing waste management use will be safeguarded for future waste use needs.”

 

4.  I object to the statements in Policy DN19 that “waste facilities will be located as close as possible to the origin of the waste, subject to acceptable impact on amenity.” 

   

5.  The performance indicators in the section ‘How this policy will be implemented’ reinforce my objections to Policy DN19.

 

6.  Under “How the policy will be implemented” I should like to see:

 

Please place this letter on deposit, acknowledge its receipt and send me a reference number to use in future correspondence.

 

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Yours sincerely,