Cranbrook Plan – Proposed Main Modification consultation – East Devon

Consultation period:  17 January 2022 to 28 February 2022 closing at 5pm

In conjunction with the independent Planning Inspector, Janet Wilson BA (Hons) BTP MRTPI DMS, who is examining the Plan, and following a direction from her, a Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications (PMMs) to the submitted Cranbrook Plan has now been prepared.

In accordance with Regulation 20 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended) these changes are now subject to a formal 6 week consultation.  Any comments that you wish to make should be submitted on the forms set out at the bottom of this page and should address whether the proposed Main Modifications comply with legal requirements and are considered necessary to make the plan sound.

The schedule of proposed main modifications (PMMs) can be accessed here

The Council has also prepared the following documents which form part of the consultation.  The documents can be accessed by clicking on the relevant titles:

Updated/additional documents which support the plan making process have also been prepared.  These can be accessed by clicking on the relevant titles: 

(Minor Council proposed modifications are not required to make the plan sound but they either make the plan clearer and easier to understand or they correct factual errors.  They are presented within this document for information purposes only.  As they do not form a Main modification, they are not endorsed by the Inspector capable of being changed by her or form part of the consultation).

Copies of the consultation documents can be viewed at the District Council Office in Honiton or the Town Council Office in Cranbrook by prior arrangement.  Please allow at least 2 clear working days’ notice between your request and your preferred time to view the documents.

To arrange to view the document please email either: (to view in Honiton) or (to view in Cranbrook).

How to make a representation?

Comments can be made on the consultation documents by completing the forms below. 

Where comments relate to the Proposed Main Modifications they will be considered by the Inspector. Comments made should not introduce new concerns or repeat comments made at earlier stages of the examination. Comments made in respect of each of the PMMs, Policies map and schedule or other documents, should all be separately referenced and clearly distinguished from one another. Please note that comments are only permitted in relation to the Main Modifications. 

Comments received on the proposed Main Modifications, will be collated and submitted to the Secretary of State for consideration as part of the examination by the Planning Inspector.

Please note that copies of all comments will be made available for the public to view (including your name, but will not include any personal contact details or signatures), and therefore cannot be treated as confidential. Data will be processed and held in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations 2018 and Data Protection Act 2018.

The consultation period will run from Monday 17 January 2022 to Monday 28 February 2022 closing at 5pm. Representations made must be received by this time.

Consultation response forms

To submit comments on this consultation please complete one part A and B form for your personal details and first PMM that you wish to comment on, and separate part B forms for each subsequent PMM that you wish to comment on.

Link to form A & B

Link to form B

Please email the completed form to:

Alternatively, you can post your completed form to: The Cranbrook Plan, Planning Policy, East Devon District Council, Blackdown House, Border Road, Heathpark Industrial Estate, Honiton, EX14 1EJ.