1. Is 'Separation Distances between buildings' the only method used as a guide to assess visual privacy in the determination of planning applications for proposed residential developments?
2. If the answer to question 1 is no, what other methods are used to assess visual privacy in the determination of planning application for proposed residential developments?
For question 1, can you provided me with a 'Yes' or 'No'.
For question 2, can you provide me with just a list of the methods.
If there are no established guidelines on how visual privacy is accessed, can you also include that in your response.
2. The Council’s Design Guides which are available on the Council webpage show how the Council approaches design, including layout and privacy issues in the planning process: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/design-guide-for-planning/overview
Methods such as comparative assessment of existing built form can also be used.
Site visits are also used to carry our assessment of privacy.
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