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.

New Climate Change Evidence

A consumption-based carbon footprint of the National Park provides new evidence of the carbon emissions embodied in resident and visitor activities on Dartmoor.

>  Dartmoor National Park Greenhouse Gas Assessment