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Community Uses Assessment

When development is proposed that would result in the loss of, or have an unacceptable adverse effect on, an existing community facility.

When proposals for tourism development include shops, open spaces or facilities for sports, leisure, recreation, culture or arts, as these are required to provide community use.

Applications must be supported by appropriate and proportionate independent evidence, including appropriate financial, business planning, options appraisals, marketing and community engagement evidence. Details of facilities to be provided as part of tourism developments and provisions for their use by the local community