Guide Neighbourhood Plans being produced in East Devon

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28. Newton Poppleford


The examination of the Newton Poppleford & Harpford Neighbourhood Plan is now underway.   It commenced on 11 June 2020.  The appointed examiner is Jill Kingaby.  The examiner’s initial letter, including questions for the Parish Council is shown below.  The Parish Council response to these will also be published on this webpage upon their submission to the examiner.  The examiner's report will also be published in due course.

Examiners letter and questions

Submission of Plan to Local Authority - Regulation 16

Newton Poppleford and Harpford Parish Council as the qualifying body prepared and submitted the Newton Poppleford and Harpford Neighbourhood Development Plan to East Devon District Council on 3rd March 2020. 

The plan consultation period ended on 29 May 2020.  The next stage of the process is the independent examination where the contents of the Plan are reviewed alongside representations made during the consultation period. 

Comments received during the course of the Regulation 16 consultation can be found below:

Avison Young for National Grid
Devon Countryside Access Forum 1
Devon Countryside Access Forum 2
Devon Countryside Access Forum 3
East Devon District Council
Highways England
Historic England
Natural England
P Gibbons
Mr R Compton
T and R Loynd
South West Water

In addition, the following late representation has been accepted by the examiner.

Mr R Compton additional comments

The Plan and a full set of supporting information is available to view below.


Newton Poppleford and Harpford Parish Neighbourhood Plan - final submission version
Basic Conditions Statement
Consultation Statement
Appendix 1 - Steering Group Terms of Reference
Appendix 2 - Newton Poppleford NP Designated Area Map
Appendix 3 - Community Consultation Comments
Appendix 4 - Community Consultation Questionnaire
Appendix 5 - Community Questionnaire Report
Appendix 6 - Housing Needs Report
Appendix 7 - School Response
Appendix 8 - Businesses Consulted
Appendix 9 - Housing Styles Survey Analysis
Appendix 10 - Medical Facilities
Appendix 11 - Community Policy Justifications
Appendix 12 - Natural Features To Be Protected
Appendix 13 - Formal Consultation Marketing
Appendix 14 - Community Consultation Review Table
Appendix 15 - Statutory Bodies Formal Consultation

Pre-Submission Consultation (Regulation 14)

The Parish Council has now completed its consultation on the pre-submission version of their Neighbourhood Plan which ran from 1st November to the 14th December 2019.

The plan has been reviewed in the light of the comments made. The Submission version of the plan is now available for comment until the 29th May 2020 – see details above.


Neighbourhood Area Designation

Newton Poppleford and Harpford Parish Council requested the whole of their parish be designated a neighbourhood area. The designation was approved on 4 June 2014.

Newton Poppleford and Harpford application form

Newton Poppleford and Harpford publicity notice

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