Joint Planning Policy Committee - Friday, 8th December, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Bideford Town Hall - Bideford. View directions

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


To agree the minutes of the previous meeting held on 13th October 2023 pdf icon PDF 281 KB


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 178 KB


To agree the agenda between Part 'A' and Part 'B' (Confidential Restricted Information).


Declarations of Interest

Please telephone the Corporate and Community Services team to prepare a form for your signature before the meeting). Interests must be re-declared when the item is called. A declaration of interest under the Code of Conduct will be a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, an Other Registrable Interest or a Non-Registrable Interest.  If the item directly relates to your interest you must declare the interest and leave the room for the item, save in the case of Other Registrable Interests or Non-Registrable Interests where you may first speak on the item as a member of the public if provision has been made for the public to speak.  If the matter does not directly relate to your interest but still affects it then you must consider whether you are affected to a greater extent than most people and whether a reasonable person would consider your judgement to be clouded, if you are then you must leave the room for the item (although you may speak as a member of the public if provision has been made for the public to speak) or, if you are not, then you can declare the interest but still take part).



Items brought forward which in the opinion of the Chair should be considered by the meeting as a matter of urgency.



Five Year Land Supply update pdf icon PDF 340 KB

To receive the report of the Planning Policiy Officers from both Authoritites.


Planning for Traveller Sites pdf icon PDF 476 KB

To receive the report of the Planning Policy Officer of North Devon Council.




Levelling-up and Regeneration Act 2023 pdf icon PDF 484 KB

To receive the report of the Senior Planning Policy Officer of Torridge District Council.




Local Plan Update - Next Steps

To receive a verbal update.



Date of next meeting and to agree future meeting dates

15 March 2024 – date already agreed


To agree the following meeting dates:


14 June 2024 – 10am

20 September 2024 – 10am

6 December 2024 – 10am


14 March 2025

16 May 2025