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Local Plan Review Issues Paper

A lot has changed since we adopted our current local plan and we are now going through the process of reviewing it. On the Local Plan Review page you can learn more about what is involved and stay updated with progress.

Current Local Plan

The Local Plan guides development and land use in the National Park.

The current plan is made up of a series of adopted policies but it is in the process of being replaced by a new Local Plan. It will continue to be valid until the new plan is adopted.

The Local Plan or 'Development Plan' for Dartmoor National Park is made up of three documents.

Core Strategy (policies COR1 - COR24)

This plan sets out the vision, aims and strategic policies for development in the National Park.

Core Strategy Summary

Core Strategy - (including all policies starting COR)

Development Management and Delivery Plan (Policies DMD1 - DMD46, and site allocations)

This plan, known by us as the 'DMD', sets out two main areas of planning policy:

  • subject specific policies (e.g. housing, extensions, conversions, employment, tourism) to guide decisions on planning applications
  • policies for specific sites, setting out particular areas of land for developmentDMD Adopted Version front cover

Part 1 (Background)

Part 2 (Development Management Policies) - (including all policies starting DMD)

Part 3 (Local Centres):

Rural Settlements

Part 4 (Annexes)

Annex 1 - Gypsy and Traveller transit site assessment
Annex 2 - List of policies superseded by the adoption of the plan
Annexe 3 - Monitoring framework for the development plan

Interactive Policies MapView the interactive proposals map

View the Interactive Policies map
Alternatively you can view the map as a PDF - Policies Map**

Minerals Plan (Policies M1 - M7)DNP Local Plan

The Minerals Local Plan (part 4 of the 2004 Local Plan) contains the most up to date Minerals and Waste policies.

If you have any queries regarding the Local Plan or would like a copy posted to you please contact: forwardplanning@dartmoor.gov.uk

Page last updated: 19 Jan 2017
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