Mid Devon Council submitted the Local Plan Review 2013 - 2033 to the Planning Inspectorate on 31 March 2017, for examination into the legal compliance and soundness of the Plan.

The Secretary of State has appointed Mr Paul Griffiths BSc (Hons) BArch IHBC to conduct the examination and to report to the Council in due course.



Examination hearings

The Inspector will be holding preliminary hearings to deal with Policy J27, and the associated Policies TIV16 and SP2, specifically. These preliminary hearing sessions will take place at 10:00am on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 September 2017 in Phoenix Chambers, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton EX16 6PP.


Inspector's documents

ID01 – Inspector’s Guidance Note
ID02 - Inspector’s Matters and Issues
ID03 – Inspector’s draft Hearing Programme v1




Examination documents


In addition to the submitted documents, a number of further documents have been or will be produced by Mid Devon District Council, the Examiner and other examination participants during the course of the examination. These will be added here as they are published.


Submitted and Examination documents 

Programme Officer

The Programme Officer is Robert Young, responsible for assisting the Examiner with all aspects of the examination administration. The Programme Officer is independent of the Council, and works directly to the Examiner. All communications for the Examiner should be sent to the Programme Officer.

Contact details:


     Robert Young,

     Programme Officer,

     Local Plan Review Examination,

     c/o Forward Planning,

     Phoenix House,

     Phoenix Lane,

     Tiverton, EX16 6PP


     e-mail: ryoung@middevon.gov.uk




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