Planning policy

Planning policy

The Dartmoor Local Plan 2018 – 2036 contains the policies we use to determine planning applications in Dartmoor National Park.

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When making a decision on a planning application, we must also consider:

Our Local Plan and Guidance is supported by evidence and research.

Our Frequently Asked Questions answer common queries about planning policy, how it is used and the Forward Planning team's role.

Draft Housing SPD

We are currently consulting on a draft Housing SPD to support the delivery of housing in the National Park. Find out more and have your say here:

>  Draft Housing SPD

Have your say on our Housing SPD

We are consulting on a draft Housing SPD for Dartmoor. This planning document provides guidance to support our Local Plan's housing policies. Submit your comments between 6th February and 27th March 2023.

Go to Draft Housing SPD