The planning application BH2010/00267 was approved in April 23th following an exchange of letters. The travel pack has been strengthened such that bus passes will be available for each household member, and not just one per household. Moreover, City Car Club membership will be for three years and for each eligible household member.

The cost to the developer will be slightly higher as a result. Certainly, regulations about s. 106 Payments have recently been implemented and the effect on “car-free” developments have yet to be unpacked.

It is not clear if the future residents in this development will be prevented from having a parking permit, for example. The area is currently subject to a parking review.