Joint Planning Policy Committee - Friday, 27th January, 2023 10.00 am, MOVED

Venue: Bideford Town Hall - Bideford. View directions

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence


To agree the minutes of the previous meeting held on 4th November 2022 (attached). pdf icon PDF 276 KB


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


Declarations of Interest

(Please complete the form provided at the meeting or telephone Corporate and Community Services before the meeting. Interests must be re-declared when the items is called, and Councillors must leave the room if necessary.)



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



Proposals for National Planning Reform pdf icon PDF 434 KB

To consider the Government's Proposals for National Planning Reform. Report by the Senior Planning Policy Officers (NDC and TDC) (attached).


Review of the North Devon and Torridge Local Plan pdf icon PDF 1007 KB

To consider the Review of the North Devon and Torridge Local Plan. Report by the Senior Planning Policy Officers (NDC and TDC) (attached).


Additional documents:


Future Meetings

To agree the dates of the quarterly meetings for 2023/24 (to be held June, September, December and March).


PART B (confidential/Restricted information).