The Local Development Framework is made up of a number of documents that contain policies to manage development in the District. They are known as Adopted Plans as they have been through a number of statutory processes and formally adopted by the Council.
The adopted South Hams plans include:
Devon County Council prepare plans for waste and minerals and these also form part of the development plan:
There are a number of other plans that give more detailed policy interpretation:
The 2012 Masterplans and Development Briefs Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) was revoked by The Executive of the Council on the July 18 2013. This has allowed us to revise and improve our pre-application planning process, which now includes the most positive aspects of what was formerly required by the SPD, such as;
Additional details regarding the revocation of the SPD, and the revised pre-application process, can be found by looking at the minutes and reports of the Executive for 18 July 2013.
A Statement of Fact has been prepared, in line with the statutory duty of ourselves as the Local Planning Authority, which provides more information regarding the revocation, and how the processes outline in the SPD will now be addressed in the.
Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL): South Hams District Council does not currently have a CIL and has not yet taken a decision as to whether this will be implemented in the future.