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Neighbourhood Plan Examination

Following submission of the neighbourhood plan and the subsequent 6 week publicity period (see below), the District Council in co-operation with Crediton Town Council, appointed Barbara Maksymiw as the independent Examiner to carry out the examination of the plan. The Neighbourhood Plan has been submitted to the appointed examiner, along with supporting documents and representations received during the publicity period.  

The Examiner has sought clarification from Crediton Town Council in relation to maps published in the Neighbourhood Plan, Design statement, responses to Regulation 14 consultation etc. Please see links to the documents below for further details:

Following a successful examination, the Neighbourhood Plan will be subject to a local referendum.


Submission of Neighbourhood Plan

Crediton Town Council, as the qualifying body, has formally submitted the Crediton Neighbourhood Plan to the District Council for the Publicity Stage, as required by the neighbourhood planning regulations.

The submission materials have been reviewed and checked to ensure regulatory compliance. Formal confirmation of our acceptance of the plan to proceed to the Regulation 16 Publicity Period was provided on 16th November 2021.

Formal Confirmation of Submission Plan acceptance by Mid Devon District Council

Mid Devon District Council has prepared a formal Notice of Publication.

Copies of the relevant Neighbourhood Plan documents are available below:


Additional documents that provide evidence of the context and process of the Crediton Neighbourhood Plan can be found on the Neighbourhood Plan website at: creditonnp.co.uk

*These files may not be suitable for users of assistive technology.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format or to request the form in the post, please email customerservices@middevon.gov.uk or contact us on 01884 255255.*


The Regulation 16 Publicity Period concluded on Friday 14th January 2022. Representations received are as follows:

01  National Highways

02  Devon Countryside Access Forum

03  Devon and Cornwall Police

04  Morchard Bishop Parish Council

05  The Coal Authority

06  Boniface Trail Association

07  Natural England

08  Historic England

09  Sandford Parish Council

10  National Grid


Designation of Neighbourhood Area

The Crediton Neighbourhood Area was designated on 2nd July 2014

Crediton Neighbourhood Area Application          Crediton A3 Map of Parish

Crediton Neighbourhood Area Designation Letter


Representations Received

Rep 1 Waddeton Park

Rep 2 Pennington Family

Rep 3 Crediton Area History and Museum Society

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