Local Plan

Exmoor National Park Authority formally adopted the Exmoor National Park Local Plan to 2031 on 4th July 2017. Now adopted, the Plan is the statutory development plan and forms the basis for decisions on land use planning affecting Exmoor National Park.

Copies of the documents listed above are available at the following locations for inspection during normal office hours:

  • Exmoor National Park Authority reception, Exmoor House, Dulverton, TA22 9HL
  • North Devon Council reception, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple EX31 1DG
  • West Somerset Council reception, West Somerset House, Killick Way, Williton TA4 4QA

Plan Preparation to Examination

The Authority received the Inspector's Report on 15th June 2017. The report concluded that the Local Plan is 'sound' subject to a number of Main Modifications suggested by the Authority. It also sets out the Inspector's findings on matters which were discussed during the examination hearing sessions held in July 2016.

Inspector's Report(including the schedule of main modifications)

Further details relating to the examination process are available on the Local Plan Examination page and the Local Plan Examination Librarypage