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POLICY 7 - WATER RESOURCE PROTECTION

7.1 Development proposals that have an adverse impact upon the Borough’s groundwater resources with regard to quantity and quality will not be permitted.

7.2 Proposals that will detrimentally affect the Borough’s surface water bodies and courses will not be granted, unless there are overriding economic or social benefits and the developer introduces mitigation measures to avoid, or sufficiently minimise damage.

7.3 Development proposals that include the construction of new culverts will only be permitted if the culvert is essential for either access purposes or reasons of public safety.

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