Guide Inspector and Programme Officer

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2. Inspector and council correspondence since 2014 hearings

The Inspector's initial response to the council.

Letters between the council and Inspector 16 April 2014

Inspector's CIL letters on 17 April 2014 and 24 April 2014 and the council's reply.

The council's letter to the Inspector on 22 May 2014 with an action plan for completion of the Local Plan and the Inspector's reply.

The council's letter to the Inspector on 22 August 2014. 

The council's CIL letter to the Inspector on 29 August 2014.

CPRE letter 1/09/14 to the chief executive and his response.


The council's letter to Mr Thickett on 6 February 2015 and the Inspector's reply.

The council's letter to Mr Thickett on 18 March 2015.

The council's letters to Mr Thickett for the considered proposed changes to the local plan and CIL on 30 March 2015 with the Inspector's response.

The Inspector's latest consultation questions for the Local Plan letter and CIL letter. The council's letter to Mr Thickett on 14 April 2015.

The consultation (as advised by the Inspector Mr Anthony Thickett) on further plan changes to the East Devon Local Plan and CIL concluded at noon on Friday 12 June 2015.  The full set of evidence documents and specifically proposed changes to the Local Plan are available on the council's website.

Responses received relating to the above consultation on proposed changes are available.

A link to CIL representations is also available.

Council letters to Mr Thickett June 2015:

Local Plan letter 17 June 2015 and CIL letter 17 June 2015

CIL - Further Evidence Paper of East Devon District Council – July 2015 Viability Study relevance

East Devon District Council Response to Housing Questions  June 2015:

Response to questions letter 22 June

Numbers 1 to 4      (Housing)

Numbers 5 to 6      (5 yr Land Supply and Delivery)

Numbers 7 to 10    (Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation)

Numbers 11 to 14  (Site Allocation)

Response to CIL question

Representations made by Natural England with Footprint Ecology and LUC documents.

Statement of Common Ground with the Cranbrook New Community Partners letter and document.

July 2015 additional Examination hearings

Hearing programme

Hearing 1 Gypsy and Travellers

Hearing 2 Allocations

Hearing 3 Housing

CIL hearing

The council's letter to Mr Thickett on additional work following the July 2015 hearings and the Inspector's response letter.

At local plan hearing sessions in July 2015 the Inspector asked the council to undertake further work.  These documents have now been submitted to Mr Thickett regarding this work.

Housing Hearing -  submitted representations 30 September 2015

At the end of this hearing the Inspector asked the Council to submit further work/evidence. Mr Thickett said he would allow the participants at the housing session an opportunity to see and comment on the Council’s further submissions. Here are the submissions below:

Reference, name

HH2015a, CPRE

HH2015b, Daniel D

HH2015c, Strategic Land Partnerships letter 080915

HH2015d, Strategic Land Partnerships letter 180915

HH2015e, Carthy J

HH2015f, Strategic Land Partnerships

HH2015g, Bloor Homes

HH2015h, Gleeson Strategic Land

HH2015i, East Devon New Community partners

HH2015j, The Crown Estate

HH2015k, Messrs Davey & Lee

HH2015l, PCL Planning

HH2015m, Hallam Land Management

HH2015n, Natural England

HH2015o, National Trust and the council's response 25 November 2015 to Mr Thickett

Consultation 16 October - 30 November 2015

The council's email to Mr Thickett 14/10/15 regarding consultation on changes put forward at July hearing sessions and the Programme Officer's response.

Table of proposed changes to New East Devon Local Plan for consultation from 16/10/2015 to 12 noon 30/11/2015.

Audit Trail of Differing Draft Versions of the Plan and Modifications Made - October 2015.

The council's and Inspector's emails regarding Strategy 38 and Policy E11. Strategy 38 revision document.

Final Report

The Inspector has now issued his Final Report on the Examination of the Local Plan and this is accompanied by an appendix detailing the Main Modifications.

The report is due to be considered by Council on 28 January 2016.

A similar report has now been received regarding the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule Examination.