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.

Authority Report (PDF 203KB)

As soon as reasonably practicable the Authority will make available: the local plan; an adoption statement; the sustainability appraisal report; and details of where the local plan is available for inspection.

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(1,454KB - PDF)

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

Plan Preparation to Examination