Local Plan Examination

Local Plan Examination

Local Plan Reg19 Cover

We submitted the Dartmoor Local Plan 2018 - 2036 to the Planning Inspectorate on 22 September 2020, for examination into the legal compliance and soundness of the Plan.

The Planning Inspectorate has appointed Ms R Barrett BSc MSc Dup Hist Cons MRTPI IHBC to hold an independent examination of the Dartmoor Local Plan. The Programme Officer responsible for assisting the Inspector with all aspects of the examination is Robert Young, who is independent of the Authority and works directly to the Inspector. Any correspondence or queries relating to the examination process should be directed to the Programme Officer.

Email: programmeofficer@dartmoor.gov.uk
Telephone: 07927 257888

Address: Mr Robert Young, c/o Forward Planning, Dartmoor National Park Authority, Parke, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 9JQ

The Public Hearings for the Local Plan Examination were held in early March. Additional Examination Documents produced during and after the hearings at the request of the Inspector are available below.

A summary of the next steps in the Examination are outlined in the 30 April 2021 Authority Report. DNPA recently consulted on Modifications to the Plan the Inspector indicated were needed to make the Plan sound, this concluded on 19th July and the Reports on the consultation have now been published. Further information on the consultation is available on the Local Plan Review page.

This page provides information and documents for the examination and will be updated throughout the process. For further information and updates please explore the click-to-show menu below.

Procedural Guidance on Local Plan Examinations is available from the Planning Inspectorate.

▼ Local Plan Review Examination Library

The Local Plan Review Examination Library consists of two main parts:

1. Original documents submitted for examination, see Core Documents page.

2. Documents produced during the examination, see the Examination Documents section below.

Quick links to popular pages are below:

> Comments on the Regulation 19 Dartmoor Local Plan

> A summary of DNPA's responses to comments on the Regulation 19 Dartmoor Local Plan

> DNPA's detailed responses to comments on the Regulation 19 Dartmoor Local Plan

▼ Examination documents

Documents which are produced through the Local Plan examination are known as examination documents and will be published here:

September 2021

ED56 - Modifications Consultation - Summary Report (21 September 2021)

ED55 - Modifications Consultation Statement (21 September 2021)

ED54 - Modifications Consultation - Full Report (21 September 2021)

June 2021

ED52 - Timbers Road Site Brief (7 June 2021)

ED51 - Sustainability Appraisal Addendum, Modifications consultation (7 June 2021)

ED50 - Final Draft Local Plan with tracked changes (7 June 2021)

ED49 - Updated Policies Map, Modifications consultation (7 June 2021)

ED48 - Viability Screening Note on the Proposed Modifications (7 June 2021)

ED47 - Addendum to ED46, Site Allocations; Landscape Considerations (7 June 2021)

ED46 - DNPA Note for Inspector on SA & Landscape Evidence (7 June 2021)

ED45 - Schedule of Additional Modifications (7 June 2021)

ED44 - Schedule of Main Modifications (7 June 2021)

ED43 - Alternative site allocations in Buckfastleigh (7 June 2021)

April 2021

ED42 - Inspector's Note 8, Post Hearing Action Points (22 April 2021)

March 2021

ED41 - Matter 9 Additional Paper; Land at Binkham Hill, sewerage connections (17 March 2021)

ED40 - Matter 6 Additional Paper; Understanding Dartmoor's Economic Needs (11 March 2021)

ED39 - Matter 4 Additional Paper; Calculating an OAN and Indicative Housing Figure (11 March 2021)

ED38 - Matter 4 Additional Paper; Space and Accessibility standards (8 March 2021)

ED37 - Matter 2 Additional Paper; Distribution of housing numbers across the settlement hierarchy (8 March 2021)

ED36 - Matter 1 Additional Paper; Landscape and Sites note  (5 March 2021)
Superseded by ED46.

ED33b - Matter 4 Additional Paper; 5 Year Land Supply (9 March 2021)
ED33a was a working document and is therefore not published in the public domain.

ED35 - Matter 4 Additional Paper; Delivery of JLP Housing Allowance (4 March 2021)

ED34 - Authority's Opening Statement (2 March 2021)

ED33 - 5-Year Land Supply Update (1 March 2021)

February 2021

ED32 -  Inspector's Note 7, Hearing Agendas (24 February 2021)

ED31 - Statement of Common Ground with Historic England (12 February 2021)

ED30 - Inspector's Guidance Notes for Virtual Events (11 February 2021)

ED13A -  Draft Hearing Programme V2 (11 February 2021)

ED29 - Annual Monitoring Report 2019/20 (8 February 2021)

ED28 - Statement of Common Ground with Natural England (8 February 2021)

ED27 - Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications Version 3 (8 February 2021)

Hearings Statements (8 February 2021)

ED10 - Implications of Use Class Order Amendments (8 February 2021)

January 2021

ED14 - Notification of Independent Hearings (19 January 2021)

ED13 - Inspector's Draft Hearing Programme (13 January 2021)

ED12 - Inspector's Guidance Note (13 January 2021)

ED11 - Inspector's Matters, Issues and Questions (13 January 2021)

ED09 - Letter from Inspector to DNPA (5 January 2021)

December 2020

ED08 - Letter from DNPA to Inspector requesting modifications (16 December 2020)

ED07 - Schedule of Proposed Policy Map Modifications (16 December 2020)

ED06 - Schedule of Proposed Additional Modifications (16 December 2020)

ED05 - Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications (16 December 2020)

ED04 - Letter from DNPA answering Inspector's Initial Questions (16 December 2020)

ED03 - Letter from the Inspector with Initial Questions (11 December 2020)

October 2020

ED02 - Letter from DNPA notifying of Local Plan submission (23 October 2020)

ED01 - Letter from PINS confirming appointment of Inspector (12 October 2020)