To create a Neighbourhood Plan (3,370 KB) you first need to apply and be granted a designated Neighbourhood Area.

Applications can be made and sent to us by:

post - Neighbourhood Planning, North Devon Council, Lynton House, Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1DG
e-mailing - planningcomments@northdevon.gov.uk 

Areas designated so far: 

  • Barnstaple Town Council - application and map (394 KB), notice of area designation (399 KB)
  • Bratton Fleming Parish Council - application (200 KB)map (15,900 KB),notice of area designation (603 KB)
  • Braunton Parish Council - application (647 KB)map (305 KB), notice of area designation (618 KB)
  • Fremington Parish Council - application (1,605 KB)map (14,026 KB), notice of area designation (577 KB)
  • Georgeham Parish Council - application (29KB), map (11,100 KB), notice of area designation (482 KB)
  • Heanton Punchardon Parish Council - application and map (1,231 KB) In accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended) North Devon Council advises that it has designated Heanton Punchardon Parish as a Neighbourhood Area. The extent of the area is the whole area of the parish, as shown in the map contained in the application. The Relevant Body who applied for this area to be designated was Heanton Punchardon Parish Council
  • Instow Parish Council - application and map (647 KB), notice of area designation (722 KB) 
  • South Molton Town Council - application and map (770 KB) In accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended) North Devon Council advises that it has designated South Molton Parish as a Neighbourhood Area. The extent of the area is the whole area of the parish, as shown in the map contained in the application. The Relevant Body who applied for this area to be designated was South Molton Town Council