East Devon Local Plan consultation: VGS submission

What are the issues and options for a new local plan?

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The District Council has been asking people to look at the ‘issues and options’ for putting together a new local plan:

East Devon Local Plan

The Town Council has submitted its input – available to view in full from page 28 of its 1st March meeting:

Agenda-STC-010321.pdf

The SVA and Chamber of Commerce have also commented on the Local Plan’s first set of proposals.

Here is the submission from the VGS:

Local Plan – Issues and Options – final VGS submission – March 2021

Together with references to the Neighbourhood Plan:

Local Plan – Issues and Options – final submission from the Vision Group for Sidmouth – March 2021 – References to Sid Valley Neighbourhood Plan policies

These pages have covered some of the issues over the past week:

East Devon Local Plan consultation: renewable energy – Vision Group for Sidmouth

East Devon Local Plan consultation: homes – Vision Group for Sidmouth

East Devon Local Plan consultation: the costs of development – Vision Group for Sidmouth

East Devon Local Plan consultation: Sidford industrial estate – Vision Group for Sidmouth

And the local press have been following some of the feedback over the past few weeks, as released by the District Council:

East Devon Local Plan: Focus on homes and jobs | Exmouth Journal

Call for small-scale developments in East Devon | Midweek Herald

Housing developments and jobs for town centres among priorities – Devon Live

Only one person under 26 has so far commented on Local Plan review – Devon Live

Public transport, solar panels and more woodland areas among suggestions for a carbon neutral East Devon – Devon Live

Small Devon village plans to tackle population explosion head on – Devon Live

   
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