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P/2017/1133 Land to The South Of White Rock, Adjacent To Brixham Road, Aka Inglewood, Paignton

  Members of CPRE (Campaign to Protect Rural England) Torbay have asked that we make contact to inform you of a Planning Application which has been submitted to Torbay Council. The land runs from Galmpton Village along the Brixham Road which overlooks the Dart Riverine towards Dittisham and Stoke Gabriel.   If you are reading this from the other side of the River Dart or South Hams area we have...

Gnaton Farm Solar Farm Planning Application

Letter of Objection from The South Hams Society The South Hams Society interest For the last 50 years the South Hams Society has been stimulating public interest and care for the beauty, history and character of the South Hams. We encourage high standards of planning and architecture that respect the character of the South Hams. We aim to secure the protection and improvement of the landscape,...

Other Planning Documents

This page includes documents on general planning matters.  For responses to specific applications go to the Planning applications page. The following letter from Richard Howell, who is a member of the Society, appeared in the Kingsbridge Gazette of 13/03/13: Three topics dominated discussion when South Hams Council met at Follaton House recently. The proposed 3.5 per cent increase in council...

Proposed Wind Turbine at Winslade Farm, Frogmore

Planning application 43/2567/13/F, submitted to SHDC in November 2013, sought approval for a wind turbine and its associated infrastructure at SX776419, on Winslade Farm, Frogmore. It would supply electricity to the farm. Hub height would be 24.6m, tip height 34.2m. SHDC’s Development Management Committee gave approval in May 2014 but it was challenged on legal grounds. SHDC accepted that...

Siting of Renewables

At the request of Devon County Council and  the Devon Landscape Policy Group a London firm called Land Use Consultants has produced a document titled Guidance on the Siting, Design and Assessment of Wind and Solar PV Developments in Devon.  It is intended as a draft for a new DLPG Advice Note No. 2.  The stated closing date for responses was 5 December, but Mel Hinde of DCC would probably be...

Neighbourhood Plans

The Localism Act of 1911 introduced new rights and powers to allow local communities to shape development by coming together to prepare neighbourhood plans. Neighbourhood planning can be taken forward by two types of body – town and parish councils or ‘neighbourhood forums’.  Neighbourhood forums are community groups that are designated to take forward neighbourhood planning in...

National Park Bid

Following the publication of its 2012 Designation Strategy, Natural England is carrying out a strategic review of the extent and diversity of existing Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) and National Parks (NPs) to establish whether there is potential scope for future new designations.  The South Hams Society has submitted a bid for consideration.  It is reproduced below. Extension of...

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

It appears that Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) could help us in our efforts to protect the local environment and to prevent or mitigate development that is inappropriate or poorly thought through. The rules are fairly difficult to understand if one has no planning experience. I have no such experience, or knowledge, so the note below is offered with the usual caveats. Any corrections or...

Record of discussion between SHDC and SHS

Present: SHDC – Steve Jorden, Ross Kennerley South Hams Society – Vivien Napper, John Chalmers   The South Hams Society wishes to raise the points below concerning the District Council’s planning processes:   1. Describe the Society and the Bulletin article that gave rise to the meeting. The membership and activities of the Society were described. Steve Jorden said that the...

Planning Applications

This page logs representations made on recent planning applications and appeals (latest on top).  It does not necessarily include all representations made as some are handwritten. Salcombe – land at Baptist Lane – demolition of garages and erection of two dwellings. (SHDC reference 0877/17) Status – not yet decided      Details here The Society e-mailed SHDC as follows on  13...

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