TEIGNBRIDGE DISTRICT COUNCIL’S CONSULTATION ON POSSIBLE HOUSING SITES

TEIGNBRIDGE DISTRICT COUNCIL’S CONSULTATION ON POSSIBLE HOUSING SITES

The Teignbridge Local Plan is being reviewed at the moment.  Part 2 of the plan sets out the possible sites that might be earmarked for development in the future, and consultation is open until Monday 9 August 2021.

Central Government imposes housing numbers on District Councils, and insists that our Local Plan complies with national policy. Teignbridge must show that it has a land supply for 751 houses per year or central government may take over control of planning, as happened recently in South Oxfordshire. Including a site does not mean that it will be built on, it does mean that the land owner has indicated that they are interested in development and Teignbridge has not ruled it out. There are more sites in the consultation than are needed to meet the target imposed by the Government.  It is important that local people’s views can be heard on planning issues and the consultation is our chance. This can really influence how our community develops for years to come.

PLEASE DIRECT YOUR COMMENTS TO THE CONSULTATION DIRECTLY AT https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/3e8e43656a5d46c78ada30dfd99c7dc2

see full details at www.teignbridge.gov.uk/localplanreview

THE PARISH COUNCIL HAS A PAPER COPY, please contact Mel Liversage, clerk on 01392 259024, if you would like to see this.

 

Ide Parish Council Clerk

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