Listed below are the main sections and some additional relevant websites which we hope will help you get to the right place quicker. You can also visit the topic homepage at Planning and Development which has additional news and features.
  • Help with planning applications

    We offer free pre-application advice and encourage applicants to take up this service. An early discussion with us can save you time and money

  • Land charges

    Statutory requirement for property and land based transactions

  • Minerals policy

    As Minerals and Waste Planning Authority, we are responsible for the preparation of Minerals and Waste Plans in Devon (excluding Plymouth, Torbay and the National Parks of Dartmoor and Exmoor, who are separate planning authorities and prepare their own plans)

  • Neighbourhood planning

    We have produced a guide for communities in Devon preparing a Neighbourhood Plan. This guide provides information on our responsibilities and how these may link with neighbourhood planning, what we can and can’t do in relation to preparing a Neighbourhood Plan and links to useful information we already hold

  • Planning permission

    We deal with applications for waste, minerals and county council developments. County council developments are often referred to as ‘Regulation 3’ and could include schools and libraries

  • Pupil place planning

    The team is responsible for all aspects of Children’s Services strategic planning

  • Strategic planning and policy

    We work in partnership with district councils and neighbouring authorities on strategic and cross-boundary planning policy issues

  • Waste policy

    As Minerals and Waste Planning Authority, we are responsible for the preparation of Minerals and Waste Plans in Devon (excluding Plymouth, Torbay and the National Parks of Dartmoor and Exmoor, who are separate planning authorities and prepare their own plans)