Landscape and Environment
Landscape Character Assessment 2020
The revised Landscape Character Assessment and maps will be published for consultation on an interactive website in August 2020.
Individual report chapters can be found below. Note- These are large pdf files and will take time to open and download.
Previous Landscape and environmental studies use to support adopted Local Plan policy can also be found below.
Mendip Landscape Character Assessment 2020 - Consultation Draft
Local Plan Part 1: Landscape and Environment evidence
Open Space Studies supporting adopted Policy DP16
The intention of this study is to give a picture of what open spaces exist within the district, what type of open space they are, their quality and relative accessibility. This information has been used in the production of the Open Space Technical Paper.
Biodiversity studies supporting adopted Policy DP5
This study outlines which important species and habitats have been prioritised in the district for protection and enhancement.