Guide Neighbourhood Plans being produced in East Devon

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13. Colyton

Submission Consultation (Regulation 16)

Colyton Parish Council (as the qualifying body) have prepared and submitted the Colyton Neighbourhood Development Plan to East Devon District Council.  The District Council are now inviting comments (representations) on the Plan.  The consultation is open for 8 weeks, from 27th April to midnight 22nd June 2021.

The Submitted documents are:

Colyton Neighbourhood Plan (Submission Version)

Plan of the Colyton Neighbourhood Plan Area

Consultation Statement

Basic Conditions Statement

The District Council has undertaken a Legal Compliance Assessment of the submission.  This has assessed the Plan as able to proceed to this next stage of formal consultation (known as Regulation 16).  The formal Notice of the consultation confirms the details.

If you would like to make a representation on the Plan, please send your comments to the Planning Policy team by 22nd June:

  • By email to:
  • By post to: Angela King, Planning Policy Team, East Devon District Council, Blackdown House, Border Road, Honiton, EX14 1EJ

We encourage the use of our Comments Form to submit your views if possible.

Please note: Your representations will be recorded electronically and published on our website, including your name and address. Other personal contact details will be removed before publishing. We will use the information you supply for the purpose of producing the neighbourhood plan and may inform other Planning Policy work. Your information will be held securely and will not be retained for any longer than is necessary. Please see the Neighbourhood Planning Privacy Notice on our website for more details at

The Submission documents and further information about the Colyton Neighbourhood Plan area are also available on the Colyton Parish Council website

Hard copies of the documents are available to view locally at Colyton Library, Corner of Market Place & South Street, Colyton, EX24 6NQ.

As the District Council Offices remain closed currently due to the on-going Covid-19 restrictions, hard copies can also be sent on request by contacting / 01395 571740.

Pre-Submission Consultation (Regulation 14)

Colyton Parish Council consulted on the Pre-Submission Version of their Neighbourhood Plan for 10 weeks from 5th October 2020 until 5pm on 14th December 2020.

The Plan was considered in the light of the consultation responses and a Submission Version has been agreed by the Parish Council.   More details can be found on the Parish Council website and in the Submission documentation above.

Neighbourhood Plan Designation

Colyton Parish Council requested that their parish be designated as a neighbourhood area . The designation was approved on the 28 July 2015.

Colyton Application form

Colyton Parish Map

Colyton Publicity Notice

Response from Natural England

Response from Environment Agency

Response from Historic England

Response from Gladman Developments Ltd

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