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Neighbourhood Plan Hearing – 6th September 2022 at 10.30am

The independent examiner of the Totnes Neighbourhood Development Plan, having read the plan, supporting documents and representations, has considered it is necessary to call a Hearing focussing on Policy C12 Former Dairy Quest Site and Appendix E, Former – Dairy Crest site Development Brief. The Hearing took place at 10.30 am on 6th September 2022 at The Guildhall, Ramparts Walk, Totnes, TQ9 5QH and was open to the public to observe but only representatives identified by the examiner were invited to speak. As a result of the hearing there have been updates to the Neighbourhood Plan (to include Policy C12), the Basic Conditions Statement and the Consultation Statement, all of which can be found below.

A recording of the hearing can be found at https://us06web.zoom.us/rec/share/39E875qwoxcycLMJiWHpxfP4WO0ZSu_zoH3JiyFDe5DzdHEnMt1xJBZAlWPIVCIO.12xcmu4BqASrIerJ?startTime=1662456388000

For more information see a note of discussions held at the hearing and the Notice of Public Hearing document below.

October 2021 Totnes Neighbourhood Plan – Consultation on a New Policy: C12 – Former Dairy Crest Site

On 4th October Totnes Town Council resolved to pause the Neighbourhood Plan examination process to consult on a proposed new policy about the former Dairy Crest site. The consultation ran from 18th October until 28th November 2021 for comments on this policy only. The documents are below (and the draft plan and supporting documents can be found lower down on this page).

Totnes Neighbourhood Plan – Regulation 16 Consultation

Totnes Town Council has submitted the plan proposal to South Hams District Council for the designated Neighbourhood Development Plan Area, in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

South Hams District Council is consulting residents and other interested stakeholders on the plan proposal for the Totnes Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan Area.

Consultation ran for 8 weeks between Monday 28th June 2021 and Sunday 22nd   August 2021. Please see the attached public notice for details.

To view the full plan proposal please visit: www.neighbourhoodplanning.swdevon.gov.uk/totnes or https://www.totnestowncouncil.gov.uk/your-community/neighbourhood-plan/

At Full Council on Monday 7th September 2020, Council agreed to submit the draft Totnes Neighbourhood Plan to South Hams District Council (as the local authority) at Regulation 15 which is the next formal stage in taking the Neighbourhood Plan forward and towards independent examination. South Hams will review the documents and run a public consultation. More information will be posted when available.

Totnes Neighbourhood Plan Documents submitted at Regulation 15 

Localism Act

In response to the Localism Act introduced in 2011 Totnes Town Council is working towards developing a Neighbourhood Plan for Totnes.

The Terms of Reference for the Neighbourhood Planning Task and Finish Group can be found below.

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