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A Planning Public Inquiry is due to start at 10am on Tuesday, 12 September 2023 to consider the Appeal -  Land at NGR 298976 112882 (Hartnoll Farm) Tiverton Devon. This will take place over four days.

Due to circumstances that have arisen the Planning Inspectorate has requested the inquiry is now held virtually, rather than in person.  This will be via Microsoft Teams and will be livestreamed using the link provided below.

Persons will still be able to come to Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, EX16 6PP for the first day of the public inquiry where they will be able to view the public inquiry on the Council’s display monitors. This arrangement will be subject to review for the remaining days of the public inquiry, although people are encouraged to join remotely, and updates will be provided on this web page. Persons joining the Planning Public Inquiry via MS Teams are advised to read the Council’s Privacy Notice and disclaimer regarding data collection, sharing and retention, which can be found here

Reason for Inquiry

Appeal by Waddeton Park UK Ltd against Mid Devon District Council’s non-determination of planning application 21/01576/MOUT - Outline for the extension to the existing business park for up to 3.9ha of employment land and up to 150 dwellings with associated infrastructure and access with all other matters reserved.

(The application was considered by Mid Devon District Council Planning Committee held on 18 January 2023 where it was resolved that planning permission be refused as recommended in the report) 

Planning Inspectorate Reference: APP/Y1138/W/22/3313401

Inspector appointed: Mr Stephen Wilkinson BA, BPI, Dip LA, MBA, MRTPI
For further information email case officer :

Details of the planning application and subsequent appeal can be found on our website - Public Access - Planning application 21/01576/MOUT

Access to core documents

The appeal core documents list includes all the documents which form part of the appeal, the documents are accessible from the list.

If you have any issues accessing these documents, please email

Live stream via Microsoft Teams

The inquiry will be live streamed via Microsoft Teams and can be viewed by joining on your computer, mobile app or room device. You are advised to read the Council’s Privacy Notice and disclaimer regarding data collection, sharing and retention

Meeting ID: 328 538 360 780

Passcode: 9UhvjG

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