East Devon District Council Community Asset Transfer Procedure

This procedure relates to Council owned land or buildings that are not managed as part of the Housing Service.

Community asset transfer relates to the granting of long leases or passing on the freehold of (non-housing service) Council owned land or buildings to voluntary, community organisations, Parish Councils, Town Councils and social enterprises (Community Groups) to be used for community purposes.

To find out more, please read the full Community Asset Transfer Procedure and the Flowchart (Appendix B) that shows the process.

To find out if the Council will consider Community Asset Transfer for a piece of land and/ or a building, please complete the Stage 1(Expression of Interest Form) below.

Documents and Forms

We can currently receive your completed Expression of Interest Form in the following ways:

Post: Property & Estates
East Devon District Council
Blackdown House, Border Road
Heathpark Industrial Estate
EX14 1EJ

Hand Delivery: (Mon-Thurs, 09:00-13:00) Council Offices, address above. 


Before applying for Community Asset Transfer we recommend that you find out if we own a particular piece of land or a building and then contact us if you are unsure if the land and/or building is managed as part of the Housing Service.