The Local Development Framework is made up of a number of documents that contain policies to manage development in the Borough. They are known as Adopted Plans as they have been through a number of statutory processes and have been formally adopted by the Council. These policies will remain in place until they are replaced by the Joint Local Plan.
The adopted West Devon plans include:
There are a number of other plans that give more detailed policy guidance:
Devon County Council prepare plans for waste and minerals and these also form part of the development plan:
Please also see the World Heritage Site Supplementary Planning Document
We have also prepared some Interim Renewable Energy Guidance. This guidance will be used to advise property owners and developers about the issues they need to think about when considering renewable energy development.
Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL): West Devon Borough Council does not currently have a CIL and has not yet taken a decision as to whether this will be implemented in the future.