Publication: Pre-Submission Gloucester City Plan

Pre-Submission City Plan

Monitoring Framework

5.1 The following provides the monitoring framework to review the effectiveness of policies. The JCS already includes a monitoring framework, which are directly relevant to GCP policies. Additional indicators have been identified where there is a gap and the information required in easily available and reliable.

A: Housing

JCS INDICATOR

SOURCE

FREQUENCY

Net affordable housing completions against annual requirements.

Housing monitoring / internal

Annual

CITY PLAN INDICATOR

SOURCE

FREQUENCY

Percentage of affordable housing granted on schemes of 10+ dwellings.

Housing monitoring / internal

Annual

Average density of residential development (city centre, outside of city centre)

Housing monitoring / internal

Annual

Net student accommodation units completed.

Housing monitoring / internal

Annual

Serviced self/custom build plots granted planning permission and taken up.

Housing monitoring / internal

Annual

Percentage of Category 2 and Category 3 homes consented against policy requirements

Housing monitoring / internal

Annual

B: Employment development, culture and tourism

JCS INDICATOR

SOURCE

FREQUENCY

Percentage of residents with NVQ Level 4 qualification and above.

ONS.

Annual

Amount of employment land lost to other non-employment generating uses.

Employment monitoring / internal

Annual

Net additional jobs created by sector (employment generating uses).

GCC Inform / ONS / NOMIS

Annual

Economically active persons aged 16 – 64.

GCC Inform / ONS / NOMIS

Annual

Net amount of employment floorspace created by use class (employment generating uses)

GCC Inform / ONS / NOMIS

Annual

Gross weekly earnings of full-time workers.

GCC Inform / ONS / NOMIS

Annual

Net new business start-ups.

GCC Inform / ONS / NOMIS

Annual

CITY PLAN INDICATOR

SOURCE

FREQUENCY

Public houses lost to alternative forms of development.

Internal

Annual

C: Healthy communities

JCS INDICATOR

SOURCE

FREQUENCY

Number of essential community facilities lost or gained through the development process.

Internal

Annual

Number of air quality management areas.

Internal

Annual

CITY PLAN INDICATOR

SOURCE

FREQUENCY

Net again of ‘Changing Places’ toilets

Annual monitoring report / internal

Annual

D: Historic environment

JCS INDICATOR

SOURCE

FREQUENCY

Listed Buildings, Conservation Areas and Scheduled monuments on the ‘at risk register’.

Internal

Annual

Net changes in the number of Listed Buildings, Registered Parks and Gardens, Battlefield and sites of archaeological importance, including Scheduled Monuments.

Internal

Annual

CITY PLAN INDICATOR

SOURCE

FREQUENCY

Numbers of buildings at risk removed from the register.

Internal

Annual

Numbers of listed buildings with implemented conversations of vacant upper floors to active use.

Internal

Annual

Numbers of grant schemes implemented.

Internal

Annual

Records added to the historic environment record through development implementation.

Internal

Annual

Number of outreach and engagement events

Internal

Annual

Enforcement against new shop fronts and signage.

Internal

Annual

E: Natural Environment

JCS INDICATOR

SOURCE

FREQUENCY

Net changes to Key Wildlife Sites, Special Areas of Conservation, SSSIs, Special Protection Areas, Ramsar sites and other protected areas.

Internal

Annual

Condition of SSSIs and other areas of landscape and biodiversity importance.

Internal

Annual

New developments incorporating Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems.

Internal

Annual

Number of planning permissions granted contrary to Environment Agency advice on flooding of water quality grounds.

Internal

Annual

CITY PLAN INDICATOR

SOURCE

FREQUENCY

Planning permissions granted that utilise the renewable energy potential of the River Severn and canal.

Internal

Annual

F: Design

JCS INDICATOR

SOURCE

FREQUENCY

None

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-

CITY PLAN INDICATOR

SOURCE

FREQUENCY

None

-

-

G: Sustainable living, transport and infrastructure

JCS INDICATOR

SOURCE

FREQUENCY

Increase use of bus.

Gloucestershire County Council – Local Transport Plan monitoring.

Annual

Increase use of cycling.

Gloucestershire County Council – Local Transport Plan monitoring.

Annual

Increased use of rail.

Gloucestershire County Council – Local Transport Plan monitoring.

Annual

Journey time reliability on primary strategic routes.

Gloucestershire County Council – Local Transport Plan monitoring.

Annual

Number of peak hour vehicle journeys.

Gloucestershire County Council – Local Transport Plan monitoring.

Annual

CITY PLAN INDICATOR

SOURCE

FREQUENCY

Number of planning applications failing to meet full policy requirements and subject to a review mechanism within S106.

Internal

Annual