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9. Evidence base

The Local Plan was informed by numerous studies and reports. These are listed by topic in the following section (NB: some reports are listed in more than one section).

Housing

Core document - Hsg001 - Devon Wide Gypsy and Traveller Housing Needs Assessment 2006 (195 pages) prepared by University of Plymouth - 2006

Core document - Hsg002 - East Devon Housing and Employment Study 2011 (95 pages) prepared by Roger Tym and Partners for us - 2011

Core document - Hsg003 - Methodology for Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessments – Exeter Housing Market Area Revised August 2011 (56 pages) prepared by Teignbridge District Council, Mid Devon District Council, Dartmoor National Park, East Devon District Council, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council - 2011

Core document - Hsg004 - Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment 2011 (50 pages) prepared by us - 2011

Core document - Hsg005 - Strategic Housing Viability Study 2011 (59 pages) prepared by Roger Tym and Partners for us - 2011

Core document - Hsg006 - Housing Aspirations of Older People Living in Rural Devon – 2011 (15 pages) prepared by The Community Council of Devon for The Devon Rural Housing Partnership - 2011

Core document - Hsg007 - Exmouth – Evaluation of Potential Strategic Allocations and Appendices (154 pages) prepared by us - 2009

Hsg008 - Land at Island Farm, Barrack Road, Ottery St Mary prepared by LHC Urbanism and PLC Planning for Prockter Land LLP - 2011

Core document - Hsg009 and Emp003 - East Devon Housing and Employment Study – Final Report – Appendices (83 pages) prepared by Roger Tym and Partners for us - 2011

Hsg010 - Biomass Heating in Social Housing – FAQs prepared by Carbon Trust - 2011

Core document - Hsg011 - Local Plan Housing Numbers – Technical Paper (158 pages) prepared by us - 2013

Core document - Hsg012 - Cranbrook Expansion Options (two pages) prepared by us - 2012

Core document - Hsg013 - Local Plan Housing Numbers – Technical Paper (96 pages) prepared by us - 2012

Core document - Hsg014 - Potential Development Site Evaluation (45 pages) prepared by us - 2012

Core document - Hsg015 - Research Paper – Why so Many Houses – January 2008 (10 pages) prepared by South West of England RDA - 2008

Core document - Hsg016 - Strategic Housing Market Assessment 2007 (128 pages) prepared by Opinion Research Services - 2007

Core document - Hsg017 - Strategic Housing Market Assessment 2007 – Executive Summary and Study Findings prepared by Opinion Research Services - 2007

Core document - Hsg018 - Strategic Housing Market Assessment – East Devon (54 pages) prepared by Opinion Research Services - 2007

Core document - Hsg019 - Strategic Housing Market Assessment – Study Technical Report (108 pages) prepared by Opinion Research Services - 2007

Core document - Hsg020 - Strategic Housing Market Assessment –East Devon Update 2011 (27 pages) prepared by Opinion Research Services - 2011

Core document - Hsg021 - Axminster Strategic Allocations (64 pages) prepared by us - 2009

Core document - Hsg022 - Honiton – Evaluation of Potential Strategic Allocations (145 pages) prepared by us - 2009

Core document - Hsg023 - Housing Needs Assessment – East Devon Report (18 pages) prepared by Devon County Council - 2013

Core document - Hsg024 - Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment Report 2012 (75 pages) prepared by us - 2013

Employment

Core document - Emp001 - East Devon Housing and Employment Study 2011 (95 pages) prepared by Roger Tym and Partners for us - 2011

Core document - Emp002 - East Devon Employment Land Review 2006 – 2026-Final Report Part 1 (264 pages), East Devon Employment Land Review 2006 – 2026 – Final Report Part 2 (29 pages), East Devon Employment Land Review 2006 – 2026 - Appendices (183 pages) prepared by Atkins for us - 2006

Core document - Emp003 and Hsg009 - East Devon Housing and Employment Study – Final Report – Appendices (83 pages) prepared by Roger Tym and Partners for us - 2011

Core document - Emp004 - Report – Justification for Employment provision in Consultation Draft Local Plan 2011 prepared by us - 2011

Core document - Emp005 - EHOD Employment and Skills Board – New Growth Point – Employment and Skills Project (97 pages) prepared by Roger Tym and Partners - 2011

Core document - Emp006 - Employment Land Review (191 pages) prepared by us - 2012-2012

Core document - Emp007 - Local Plan Employment Numbers (35 pages) prepared by us - 2013

Core document - Emp008 - Report to Corporate Overview Committee 22 November 2007 – Work of the Employment Land Task and Finish Forum prepared by us - 2007

Retail

Core document - Ret001 - East Devon Retail Needs Study and Town Centre Health Check (Full Study) 2008 (146 pages) prepared by GVA Grimley for us - 2008

Core document - Ret002 - East Devon Retail Needs Study and Town Centre Health Check (Technical Appendices) 2008 (276 pages) prepared by GVA Grimley for us - 2008

Core document - Ret003 - East Devon Retail Needs - Update 2011 (34 pages) prepared by GVA Grimley for us - 2011

Core document - Ret004 - Appendix B – Quantitative Assessment Table – Retail Study Update 2011 (29 pages) prepared by GVA Grimley for us - 2011

Core document - Ret005 - East Devon Retail Study Household Survey and Study Area Plan prepared by GVA Grimley for us - 2011

Core document - Ret006 - Advice in respect of Policy Retail relating to Floor space size and Impact Assessments prepared by GVA Grimley for us - 2011

Core document - Ret007 - Evaluation of Retail Policy Boundaries in/at the Towns of East Devon (28 pages) prepared by us - 2012

Environment

Core document - Env001 - Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site Management Plan (112 pages) prepared by Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site Steering Group - 2009

Env002 - Climate Change Act 2008 prepared by Department of Energy and Climate Change - 2008

Env003 - The UK Climate Projections 2009 prepared by Defra - 2009

Env004 - Part L (Conservation of Fuel and Power) of the Building Regulations prepared by Planning Portal - 2006

Env005 - Cost of Building to the Code for Sustainable Homes (90 pages) prepared by Communities and Local Government (CLG) - 2011

Env006 - Directive 2009/28/EC (47 pages) prepared by European Parliament and of the Council - 2009

Env007 - Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development: Our Common Future prepared by Brundtland Commission - 1987

Env008 - Circular 07/0009: Protection of World Heritage Sites prepared by Communities and Local Government - 2009

Env009 - Coastal Zone Policy prepared by Devon County Council - 2006

Env010 - European Landscape Convention prepared by Council of Europe - 2000

Env011 - National Character Areas prepared by Natural England - 1996 – updated in 2005 and due for further revisions 2011/2012

Core document - Env012 - East Devon and Blackdown Hills AONB and East Devon District Landscape Character Assessment and Management Guidelines (2008) (50 pages) prepared by East Devon and Blackdown Hills AONB and us - 2008

Env013 - Historic Landscape prepared by Devon County Council - 2005

Env014 - East Devon Biodiversity Action Plan prepared by Natural England - 1994

Core document - Env015 - Green Infrastructure Study Phase 1 Chapters 1 – 5 (31 pages), Green Infrastructure Study Phase 1 Chapters 6 – 9 (32 pages), Green Infrastructure Study Phase 1 Appendices 1 – 10 (76 pages), Green Infrastructure Study Phase 2 (56 pages) prepared by Exeter Area and East Devon Growth Point - April 2009 and December 2009

Core document - Env016A - East Devon AONB Management Strategy 2009-2014 (68 pages) prepared by East Devon AONB - 2009

Please note: the above document has been revised.  East Devon AONB Management Strategy 2014-2019.  (63 pages) prepared by East Devon AONB - 2014.

Core document - Env016B - East Devon AONB Management Plan Executive Summary 2009-2014 (16 pages) prepared by East Devon AONB - 2009

Please note: the above document has been revised.  East Devon AONB Management Plan Executive Summary 2014-2019.  (20 pages) prepared by East Devon AONB - 2014.

Core document - Env016C - Blackdown Hills AONB Management Plan 2009-2014 (76 pages) prepared by Blackdown Hills AONB - 2009

Core document - Env016D - Blackdown Hills AONB Management Plan Summary 2009-2014 prepared by Blackdown Hills AONB - 2009

Core document - Env017 - Shoreline Management Plan prepared by South Devon and Dorset Coastal Advisory - 2011

Env018 - Shoreline Management Plan SMP2 Durlston Head to Rame Head (12 pages) prepared by South Devon and Dorset Coastal Advisory - 2011. Please note that the definitive link to this document is Env017. However, this link has been retained because it was originally referred to in the publication draft of the Plan 2012.

Core document - Env019 - Coastal Erosion Technical Paper (11 pages) prepared by us - 2011

Core document - Env020 - Exe Estuary Visitor Survey Phase 1 (46 pages) prepared by Footprint Ecology - 2010

Core document - Env021 - Exe Estuary Visitor Survey Phase 2 (51 pages) prepared by Footprint Ecology - 2010

Core document - Env022 - Exe Estuary Visitor Survey Map Annex (18 pages) prepared by Footprint Ecology - 2010

Core document - Env023 - Assessment of Recreational Impacts on Dawlish Warren SAC (41 pages) prepared by Footprint Ecology - 2010

Core document - Env024 - Exe Estuary SPA and Dawlish Warren SAC – Interim report relating to strategic planning and impacts from recreation (56 pages) prepared by Footprint Ecology - 2011

Core document - Env025 - Habitats Regulations Assessment of the East Devon Local Plan (100 pages) prepared by Footprint Ecology - 2012

Env026 - No document available

Env027 - No document available

Core document - Env028 - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Level 1 Halcrow (2008) – Executive Summary (10 pages), Main Report (105 pages), Map 1A, Map 2A, Map 2B, Map 2C, Map 2D, Map 2E, Map 2F, Map 2G, Map 2H, Map 3A, Map 3B, Map 3C, Map 3D, Map 3E, Map 3F, Map 3G, Map 3H prepared by Halcrow Group for us - 2008

Core document - Env029 - East Devon Open Space Study – Final Report (140 pages), Appendix A, Appendix B (26 pages), Appendix C – Open Space (This is a large document and no paper copy is available to view), Appendix C – Amenity Space, Appendix C – Allotments, Appendix C – Private Sports, Appendix C – Education, Appendix C – Cemeteries, Appendix C – Natural Green Space (This is a large document and no paper copy is available to view), Appendix D, Assessment of Fixed Sports Facilities for East Devon (40 pages) prepared by Bennett Leisure & Planning Ltd & JPC Strategic Planning & Leisure Ltd - 2012

Core document - Env030 - Water Cycle Study(112 pages) prepared by Exeter and East Devon New Growth Point - 2010

Env031 - Carbon Storage by Habitat prepared by Natural England - 2012

Core document - Env032 - Strategic Landscape and Visual Appraisals Honiton and Sidmouth (17 pages) prepared by us - 2012

Core document - Env033 - Undeveloped Coast Technical Paper(24 pages) prepared by us - 2011

Core document - Env034 - Landscape/Environment Designations Assessment – for East Devon (18 pages) prepared by us - 2012

Env035 - Ground Water Protection: Principles and Practice (GP3) prepared by Environment Agency - 2012

Env036 - Devon Landscape Policy Group Advice Note No. 2 - Accommodating Wind and Solar PV Developments in Devon’s Landscape prepared by LUC - 2013

Env037 - Devon County Landscape Character Area Assessment prepared by Devon County Council - 2013

Core document - Env038 - South East Devon European Site Mitigation Strategy (243 pages) prepared by Footprint Ecology - 2013. This was a draft document dated 2013 (Final document is Env038A)

Core document - Env038A - South East Devon European Site Mitigation Strategy (249 pages) prepared by Footprint Ecology - 2014. This is the final document dated 2014.

Core document - Env039 - East of Exeter New Growth Point – Energy Strategy prepared by East of Exeter New Growth Point - 2008

Core document - Env040 - UK House Prices – April – June 2013 - 2013

Core document - Env041 - The Future of Heating – Meeting the Challenge prepared by Department of Energy and Climate Change - 2013

Core document - Env042 - An initial feasibility assessment of site wide district heating and combined heat and power prepared by University of Exeter - 2013

Core document - Env043 - Biomass in the Social Housing Sector prepared by Carbon Trust - 2011

Core document - Env044 - Woodbrook Biomass Community District Heating Scheme, Belfast prepared by Vital Energi - 2008

Core document - Env045 - Hill of Banchory, Aberdeenshire Housing Association Case Study prepared by Vital Energi

Core document - Env046 - Open Space Study Review (52 pages) prepared by us - 2014. This supersedes elements of the Open Space Study 2012 (Env029)

Parish and town councils

Ptc001 - No document available

Ptc002 - No document available

Ptc003 - No document available

Ptc004 - Draft Exmouth Town Centre Seafront Master Plan (98 pages) prepared by LDA Design for us - May 2011. Please note that this was a draft document and was initially cross referenced in the Publication Draft 2012. However a final document has now been published see Rgn001 dated December 2011

Ptc005 - No document available.

Core document - Ptc006 - Parish Questionnaire Results prepared by us - 2010 / 2011

Core document - Ptc007 - Awliscombe Parish Plan (34 pages) prepared by Awliscombe Parish Council - 2006

Core document - Ptc008 - Aylesbeare Parish Plan and Village Design Statement (47 pages) prepared by Aylesbeare Parish Council - 2009

Core document - Ptc009 - Bishops Clyst Parish Plan and Design Statement (27 pages) prepared by Clyst St Mary Parish Council - 2009

Core document - Ptc010 - Clyst St George Parish Plan (34 pages) prepared by Clyst St George Parish Council - 2010

Core document - Ptc011 - Beer Village Design Statement (32 pages) prepared by Beer Parish Council - 2006

Core document - Ptc012 - Colyton Parish Plan (31 pages) prepared by Colyton Parish Council - 2008

Ptc013 - No document available

Core document - Ptc014 - Honiton Town Plan prepared by Honiton Town Council - 2004

Core document - Ptc015 - Ottery St Mary Town Plan (26 pages) prepared by Ottery St Mary Town Council - 2007

Core document - Ptc016 - Seaton Town Design Statement 2009 - (63 pages) prepared by Seaton Town Council - 2009

Core document - Ptc017 - Seaton Town Strategy 2003 (32 pages) prepared by Seaton Town Council - 2003

Core document - Ptc018 - Orcombe Point Development Brief 2004 prepared by us - 2004

Core document - Ptc019 - Vision of Axminster 2030 – Axminster Community Plan (16 pages) prepared by Axminster Town Council - 2009

Core document - Ptc020A - Facilities Checklist 2009 prepared by us - 2009

Core document - Ptc020B - Small Towns and Villages Sustainability Assessment 2013 Part 1 (pages 1 – 99), Small Towns and Villages Sustainability Assessment 2013 Part 2 (pages 100 – 204) prepared by us - 2013

Infrastructure

Inf001 - CIL Library Document

Inf002 - No document available

Core document - Inf003 - An Initial Review of Renewable Energy Potential in East Devon (21 pages) prepared by University of Exeter Centre for Energy and the Environment - 2011

Inf004 - No document available

Core document - Inf005 - A Strategy for Cyclepaths in Exmouth prepared by Exmouth Cyclepath Working Group - 2007

Core document - Inf006 - A Strategy for Cycle Routes in Exmouth – Map 2007 prepared by Exmouth Cyclepath Working Group - 2007

Core document - Inf007 - A Playing Pitch Strategy for East, Mid and West Devon (Extract) prepared by PMP Consultancy in Association with Bennett Leisure and Planning - 2002

Inf008 - Planning and Design for Outdoor and Play (formerly the Six-Acre Standard) prepared by Fields in Trust (formerly the National Playing Fields Association) - 2011. Original document not supplied. Available to purchase online or view at our council offices.

Core document - Inf009 - Local Transport Plan – Devon and Torbay Strategy 2011 – 2026 (98 pages) prepared by Devon County Council - 2011

Core document - Inf010 - Devon Metro – Fulfilling the Potential of Rail prepared by Devon County Council

Inf011 - No document available

Core document - Inf012 - Assessments of Options for Delivery of RSS Growth in the Exeter Sub Region (77 pages) prepared by Parsons Brinckerhoff for Devon County Council - 2010

Regeneration

Core document - Rgn001 - Exmouth Masterplan

(98 pages) Large document. Below this document is shown split into three smaller documents.

Exmouth Masterplan (Part 1) (26 pages), Exmouth Masterplan (Part 2) (34 pages), Exmouth Masterplan (Part 3) (38 pages) prepared by LDA Design for us - December 2011

Transport

Tra001 - Great Western Route Utilisation Strategy March 2010 (256 pages) prepared by Network Rail - 2010

General evidence

Core document - Gen001 - Publication Draft Sustainability Appraisal Report - Pages 1 – 100 (100 pages), Appendix 1 – Review of Plans, Policies and Programmes (22 pages), Appendix 2 – Baseline Information, (46 pages), Appendix 3 – Appraisal of Strategic Policies (170 pages), Appendix 4 – Appraisal of Development Management Policies (32 pages), Appendix 5 – Assumptions used in Appraisal of Site Allocations (16 pages), Appendix 6 – Audit Trail of Site Allocations and Reasonable Alternatives and Maps Showing Alternative Sites (16 pages), Appendix 6 – Exmouth Map, Appendix 6 – Honiton Map, Appendix 6 – Axminster Map, Appendix 6 – Ottery St Mary Map, Appendix 6 – Budleigh Salterton Map, Appendix 6 – Seaton Map, Appendix 6 – Sidmouth Map, Appendix 7 – Appraisal Matrices for Site Allocations and Reasonable Alternatives (504 pages) prepared by Land Use Consultants for us - 2012

Core document - Gen002 - Sustainability Appraisal of the East Devon Local Plan Publication Draft – Non Technical Summary (58 pages) prepared by Land Use Consultants for us - 2012

Core document - Gen003 - Core Strategy Preferred Approach Sustainability Appraisal (2010) (234 pages) prepared by Land Use Consultants for us - 2010

Core document - Gen004 - Habitats Regulations Assessment Screening Report (104 pages) prepared by Land Use Consultants for us - 2010

Gen005 - Preferred Approach Consultation Outcome – Spring 2011 (Summary) (84 pages) prepared by us - 2011

Gen006 - Outcome of Preferred Approach Consultation 2010 (29 pages) prepared by us - 2010

Core document - Gen007 - Preferred Approach Report – Full Document 2011 (144 pages) prepared by us - 2011

Gen008 - School LDF Consultation Events 2011 (70 pages) prepared by us - 2011

Core document - Gen009 - Sustainability Appraisal Addendum – July 2013 (104 pages) prepared by Land Use Consultants for us - 2013

Core document - Gen010 - Audit Trail of Policy Evolution 2013 (22 pages) prepared by us - 2013

Gen011 - Feedback Report on the Draft Local Plan 2011 (34 pages) prepared by us - 2012

Gen012 - Local Plan Overarching Consultation Report (88 pages) prepared by us - 2012

Gen013 - 2011 Census - number of usual residents living in households and communal establishments, unrounded estimates, local authorities in England and Wales - Census 2011 - 2011

Gen014 - PPSA estimates, East Devon parishes prepared by Patient and Practitioner Services Agency - 2012

Gen015 - No document available

Gen016 - No document available

Core document - Gen017 - East Devon Sustainable Community Plan 2006 – 2016 (26 pages) prepared by East Devon Local Strategic Partnership - 2010

Gen018 - East Devon Local Development Framework – Issues and Options Report: Analysis of Responses (91 pages) prepared by us - 2009

Core document - Gen019 - East Devon Local Plan Equalities Impact Assessment (58 pages) prepared by us - 2012

Gen020 - East Devon Local Development Framework – Core Strategy: Outcome of the Consultation Events Spring 2010 (Towns and Parishes) (199 pages) prepared by us - 2010

Core document - Gen021 - Sustainability Appraisal / Strategic Environmental Assessment -  Addendum Report Covering West End and A3052 Corridor Sites (66 pages) 2012

Core document - Gen022 - Annual Monitoring Report 2013 prepared by us - 2013