The South Hams and West Devon LCA provides a comprehensive analysis of the landscape within the two local planning authority areas. It describes variations in the landscape character, resulting in guidance for its future development and landscape management.
The LCA is a tool for identifying the features which give a locality its sense of place. This helps to understand what the landscape is like today, how it came to be like that, and how it may change in the future. This is a useful aid to decision making.
The South Hams and West Devon Landscape Character Assessment
Further information on landscape character across Devon, including an interactive map of the landscape character assessments across the county can be found on Devon County Council's website.