The Strategic Environmental Assessments
The purpose of this report is to determine whether or not the Yetminster & Ryme Intrinseca Neighbourhood Plan requires a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) through a process known as SEA screening.
The SEA screening was consulted upon between 22nd January and 2 February 2018 with the statutory consultation bodies, which include Natural England, Historic England and Environment Agency, in accordance with regulation 9(2) of the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations (2004).
This document presents the final SEA screening report following the consultation. It provides an outline of the emerging Yetminster & Ryme Intrinseca Neighbourhood Plan and environmental characteristics of the plan area, explains the legislative background to SEA screening, before providing an account of the SEA screening exercise for the Yetminster & Ryme Intrinseca Neighbourhood Plan.