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Guide Neighbourhood plans being produced in East Devon

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6. Bishops Clyst


Mr McGurk was appointed to examine the Bishops Clyst Neighbourhood Plan, a process which commenced on 5 September 2016. The process was undertaken on the basis of considering the written material which forms the plan, its appendices and accompanying statements as well as any representations received in response to the formal consultations.

The report into the examination is available to view.

Bishops Clyst Submission of Plan to Local Authority- Regulation 16

Bishops Clyst Parish Council as the qualifying body prepared and submitted the Bishops Clyst Neighbourhood Development Plan to East Devon District Council.

Submission Notice of Publication

The Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents can be found by following the links below:

Bishops Clyst Neighbourhood Plan

Consultation Statement Part 1

Consultation Statement Part 2

Basic Conditions Statement

The Neighbourhood Plan was available for comment until the 15th August 2016. The responses received during the consultation can be found below.

East Devon District Council response

England and Wales Cricket Board

Highways England

JLL on behalf of Friends Life

The FA Group

Mr N Macauley

Mr R Hutton

National Grid

Natural England

Network Rail

PCL Planning for Mr and Mrs Bayliss

South West Water

Sport England 1

Sport England 2

Sport England 3

Historic England

The next stage of the process will be to appoint an Examiner to review the contents of the plan alongside representations made during the consultation period.

Designation of Neighbourhood Area

Bishops Clyst Parish Council requested the whole of their parish (Clyst St Mary and Sowton) be designated a neighbourhood area. The designation was approved on 5 March 2014. 

Bishops Clyst application form

Bishops Clyst map

Bishops Clyst publicity notice

Report to Cabinet meeting

Comments from Natural England

Comments from English Heritage

Comments from Devon County Council

An interactive map can be viewed by visiting the Neighbourhood Planning Interactive Map.