DEV34 - Community energy

The Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan has now been adopted! To find out more please visit the Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan: Adoption page.

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Community-led energy efficiency and energy generation projects will be supported where:

  1. The impacts arising from the proposal are acceptable or can be made acceptable.
  2. They are community led and there is evidence of community consensus in support of the proposal and/or the proposals are brought forward as part of neighbourhood planning processes.
  3. The proposals deliver local social and community benefits.
  4. There are administrative and financial structures in place to deliver/manage the project and the income stream from it.