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What we are doing

How we're helping guide development in Mid Devon.

Contact us about Planning Policy

Contact information for the Forward Planning Team

Adopted Local Plan and Policies Maps

The Mid Devon Local Plan Review was adopted on 29th July 2020. Full details on the adopted plan and policies map can be found here.

Local Plan History

Information about the previously adopted Local Plan and the work leading up to the adoption of the Mid Devon Local Plan Review, including the Examination.

Adopted Local Plan Review Evidence Base

The evidence base for the Adopted Local Plan Review

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

CIL will provide funding for infrastructure by placing a charge on new development

Culm Garden Village

Link to the Culm Garden Village website; a new development project near Cullompton

Neighbourhood planning

A new approach to planning which aims to give people more say about what goes on in their local area

Greater Exeter Strategic Plan

Information about the Greater Exeter Strategic Plan


Tiverton Eastern Urban Extension, Northwest Cullompton Urban Extension, Cullompton Town Centre Masterplan & Delivery Plan Consultation.

Supplementary Planning Documents

Set out more detailed policies in support of the Local Plan


Regular and systematic collection and analysis of information

Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment

Identifies sites with the potential for development and assesses when this is likely to happen

Self Build and Custom Housebuilding

Register your interest if you are considering building your own home

Brownfield Land Register

Mid Devon was one of a number of pilot authorities chosen across the country for the government’s new Brownfield Register

Local Development Scheme

Sets out a timetable for the preparation of Development Plan Documents

Statement of Community Involvement

Sets out our policy on public consultation and participation

Cullompton Train Station

Mid Devon District Council is committed to re-open Cullompton Train Station as part of a wider project to improve train services in the subregion.