Guide Neighbourhood Plans being produced in East Devon

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12. Clyst St George (made)


A report was taken to Cabinet on the 2 January 2019 recommending that the Clyst St George Neighbourhood Plan be 'made' so that it forms part of the Development Plan for East Devon.  The date of 'making' the Plan is 10 January 2019. This is following the successful referendum on 8 November 2018 where 93.02% of residents who voted were in favour of adopting the Plan.

The Decision Statement and Compliance Statement are available to view.

The Adopted Version of the Clyst St George Neighbourhood Plan is available to view.  The Neighbourhood Plan should be read in conjunction with the Clyst St George Design Statement which is referred to within the Plan.


The Clyst St George Neighbourhood Plan referendum was undertaken on the 8 November 2018 where voters were asked the question:

"Do you want East Devon District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Clyst St George to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

The results are as follows:

Number cast in favour of a 'YES'


Number cast in favour of a 'NO'


Turnout: 25.78%

The Declaration of the Result is available to download.

The specified documents relating to the neighbourhood planning referendum are available below:

Clyst St George Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group have incorporated the modifications recommended in the Examiner's Final Report.  The Clyst St George Neighbourhood Plan (Referendum Version) is now available to view.

Notice of Referendum


Decision Statement

Information Statement

Information for Voters

Table of Comments

Inspectors Report


Jill Kingaby has now completed the examination of the Clyst St George Neighbourhood Plan (which commenced on 14 May 2018). The Examiner's Final Report is available to view. 

Following an initial assessment, the Examiner has produced a procedural matters letter. The Examiner's procedural matters letter is now available to view.

Clyst St George Submission of Plan to Local Authority - Regulation 16

Clyst St George Parish Council as the qualifying body prepared and submitted the Clyst St George Neighbourhood Development Plan to East Devon District Council.  The plan consultation period ended on 4 May 2018.

Comments received during the course of the consultation can be found below:

Amec Foster Wheeler on behalf of National Grid
Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue
Dorset County Council
East Devon District Council
Gladman Development Ltd
Highways England
Historic England
Natural England
South Somerset District Council
South West Water 
Clyst St George Notice of Publication

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

Clyst St George Neighbourhood Plan

Consultation Statement

Basic Conditions Statement

If you would like to make a representation, please complete the form below and submit to

Clyst St George NP Representation Form

Neighbourhood Area Designation

Clyst St George Parish Council requested that their entire parish be designated a neighbourhood area. The designation was approved on 11 March 2015.

Clyst St George Application Form

Clyst St George Application Map

Clyst St George Publicity Notice

Comments from English Heritage

Comments from Natural England

Comments from the Environment Agency

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