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Joint Local Plan public examination continues this week

Feb 07, 2018

The economy, employment land, retail development and the three strategic growth areas of Plymouth are being discussed at the ongoing public examination into the Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan.

Plymouth City Council, South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council submitted the draft plan to the Secretary of State in July and now planning inspectors Wendy Burden and Yvonne Wright are reviewing the details to decide whether or not it is sound.

The examination is hearing from people and organisations who are seeking changes to the plan.

The examination continues at the Ballroom, New Continental Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth.

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Public examination for Joint Local Plan to start next week

Jan 23, 2018

Some of the key issues to affect life in Plymouth and the surrounding areas will come under the scrutiny of planning inspectors over the coming weeks.

A public examination is due to start on Tuesday 30 January to look at the detail of the Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan, which sets out how our cities, towns and villages could grow and prosper in years to come.

The plan was submitted last July by Plymouth City Council, South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council to the Secretary of State. Now it is up to planning inspectors Wendy Burden and Yvonne Wright to review the plan and decide whether or not it is sound.

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The Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan has now been submitted!

Aug 03, 2017

It’s taken five years to shape, publish and consult on, but the Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan has now been submitted!

It’s a historic day for planners across the three councils; Plymouth City Council, South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council as the entire plan and the thousands of comments have now been sent to the Planning Inspectorate for examination.

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Pre-Submission Regulation 19 Consultation on the JLP launches today!

Mar 15, 2017

The Plymouth and South West Devon Pre-Submission Regulation 19 consultation launches today and runs until midnight 26 April 2017. Click on The Plan at the top of this page to view the policies and links on how to comment!

Any questions email plymouthplan@plymouth.gov.uk or strategic.planning@swdevon.gov.uk or call 01752 305477.

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The Plymouth and South West Local Plan approved by all three Councils

Mar 10, 2017

The plan was approved by Plymouth City Council, West Devon Borough Council and South Hams District Council and will now be published for consultation on 15 March and 26 April 2017.

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