Evidence

Our Neighbourhood Plan is based on three areas of evidence:

  • Key: statutory planning documents
  • Community consultation carried out by the OT&HNP Steering Group
  • Other internet-based documents, reports, data and information

Key statutory planning documents

Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan (PSWDJLP)

Dartmoor Local Plan 2018-2036 (Regulation 19 submitted draft)

National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)

Community consultation carried out by the OT&HNP Steering Group

The Community Survey in July/August 2016

The Business Survey in July/August 2016

Survey results summary (residents and business surveys)

Data analysis of residents’ responses

Land use consultation Autumn 2017 (including with young people)

            Presentation of issues

            Data analysis of responses

            Questionnaire

Survey of local estate agents March 2021 (rented housing)

Focus group – Community facilities in the new housing

Focus group – Town Centre development

Focus group – Traffic and Transport

Other internet-based documents, reports, data and information

The West Devon Borough Council (WDBC) website gives access to a range of relevant information:

Evidence Base for the Joint Local Plan

The PSWDJLP Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) Adopted in July 2020 

East of Okehampton Masterplan Supplementary Planning Document (adopted Jan2014)

WDBC Core Strategy (Adopted plan for the Borough to 2026)

Hamlets and Town map identification PDF (OS with superimposed NP area)

Map of Conservation Area

West Devon Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2015

Land allocated to the east of the town (SP22) for employment and residential development

Land Availability Assessment

Okehampton Sports Plan Template

The Strategic Housing Market Needs Assessment

Other sources:

Okehampton Town Centre Access Road: Traffic analysis and issues report 2010

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment 2018

Devon County Council Transport Plan 2017

Okehampton Housing Needs Assessment (AECOM 2017)

DARE RCEF FEASIBILITY 2016

Listed buildings

National Planning Practice Guidance (NPPG)

Neighbourhood Planning Regulations (2012)

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