“A total of 14 East Devon towns and villages have been earmarked for expansion, and residents have got a final chance to have their say on it.
Following consultation event in 2016, the public is invited to give even more feedback on the version of the East Devon Villages Plan that the district authority is going to submit.
The consultation includes details of the feedback received in response to the 2016 consultation and how the council amended the document after listening to those views. ..”
Any comments received in response to the latest consultation will be forwarded to the Inspector appointed to examine the plan – this is expected to happen during Autumn 2017.
Councillor Andrew Moulding, Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee, said: “We would like to hear from as many residents as possible, as their views are an important part of the process in finalising the Villages Plan, which is destined to help determine planning applications across the district.”
Residents affected have until 12pm on
Wednesday May 10
to comment on the plan and the supporting documents and all comments will be sent to the Inspector appointed to examine the plan.
The Proposed Submission Villages Plan is available to view on the East Devon Council website:
as well as at local libraries and in the council offices in Sidmouth.
Villages/towns affected are:
Clyst St Mary
Maps are helpfully provided in the Express and Echo article. In addition, maps showing the extent of land authorised for business use at Greendale and Hill Barton business parks have been included in the Villages Plan.