If you haven’t managed to send in your objection yet to proposals for a quarry at Straitgate Farm, you have a week to get your comments to Devon County Council.
East Devon District Council’s Head of Economy, Kate Little, has been asked to head up planning services in a joint post between North Devon Council and Torridge District Council.
A revised East Devon Local Plan has been published with the agenda papers in advance of a Development Management Committee meeting, which takes place next week on Tuesday (8 May).
East Devon District Council has rejected an application from Redrow Homes, which applied to build 130 dwellings on land next to Butts Road, in Ottery St Mary.
Below I have copied and pasted the letter Cllr Roger Giles (EDDC councillor for Ottery St Mary Town) delivered to around 250 houses this afternoon.
A good decision and apparently a set of sound reasons for refusal!
Campaigners battling against proposals for a quarry the size of 56 football pitches between Ottery St Mary and West Hill, today, took the opportunity to enlighten councillors with some key facts.
Anyone unable to get to the Devon County Council Development Management Committee meeting on Thursday (26 April), will be able to view the event live online via the Devon County Council website.
I have copied and pasted this story from the BBC News website.
A London council has been accused of starting “social cleansing” in the capital by asking a Stoke-on-Trent housing association to take on up to 500 families on housing benefit.
A story just published by Planning is copied and pasted below.
Any useful guidance on what how the NPPF ambiguities should actually be interpreted, will not be provided.
“A government helpline set up to advise local authorities on the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is not intended to help them interpret the meaning of the policies contained in the document, the government’s chief planner said today.