Local Plan

Local Plan

The Dartmoor Local Plan 2018 - 2036 contains the policies we use to determine planning applications in Dartmoor National Park. It comprises the Local Plan and the policies map, below.

Our Supplementary Planning Documents provide guidance which is also a material consideration when we determine planning applications.

We recently consulted on a draft Housing SPD for Dartmoor, which you can view here.

▼ Dartmoor Local Plan 2018 - 2036

The Local Plan sets out the vision, aims and policies for development in Dartmoor National Park.

Local Plan adopted cover

> Dartmoor Local Plan 2018-2036

> QUICK GUIDE: The adopted Local Plan (2018-2036)

> Notice of Adoption (3 December 2021)

SA/SEA Local Plan adoption statement (December 2021)

> Inspector's report (1 Nov 2021)

Inspector's Report, Main Modifications Appendix (1 Nov 2021)

▼ Policies Map

You can view the designations and policy areas of our local plan spatially using the policies map.

> Interactive Policies Map

> PDF Policies Map

▼ Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs)

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

>  Draft Housing SPD

Supplementary planning documents (SPDs) are used to provide more information and guidance on how to apply the policies of the local plan. They include:

Design Guide

> Design Guide

Affordable Housing SPD

> Affordable Housing SPD

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> South Hams SAC - HRA Guidance with respect to Greater Horseshoe Bats (2019)

Visit the local plan review page to find out more information on how we reviewed and adopted the Local Plan. Our background evidence contains all the information which contributed to production of the local plan.

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

You can view the old local plan documents on the old Local Plan page, however these documents have been superseded by the new Local Plan and are no longer used for deciding planning applications.