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Appeal: Inquiry 'not a dry run' for local plan examination, rules inspector

Tamerton Foliot / Andrew Le Courteur Bisson

An inspector has granted permission for 65 homes in Devon in light of an indeterminate housing supply shortfall, ruling that inquiry time must not be used as a 'dry run' for an upcoming examination of the emerging local plan.

The appeal relates to a parcel of land formerly used for grazing horses, adjoining the built-up northern edge of Tamerton Foliot, a village north of Plymouth. The proposal sought permission to build 65 homes on the site, of which 32 would be designated affordable.

Before the commencement of the inquiry, South Hams District Council had accepted that it could only demonstrate a housing land.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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