Proposals for residential development will be permitted provided that the development optimises the density of the site in a manner that protects or enhances the character of the area. The Council will aim to achieve the following minimum indicative densities:

  • In Principal and Secondary Settlements (excluding Hoveton) the density is not less than 40 dwellings per hectare, and
  • In Service Villages, Coastal Service Villages and Hoveton the density is not less than 30 dwellings per hectare.