Development will be supported, in accordance with the following hierarchy, to achieve an economically resilient and active rural area. Development in Schedule A and B settlements will be enabled: within development boundaries and on allocated sites defined on the Policies Map, and within the principal built form of settlements without development boundaries.
(1) Local Centres, defined in Schedule A, will be the primary focus for development in the rural area; development will be supported in accordance with the local spatial strategies, to enhance the sustainability of the locally important service centres and to enable wider than local needs to be met.
Schedule A: Local Centres:
Fremington and Yelland,
(2) Development in Villages, defined in Schedule B, will be enabled in accordance with the local spatial strategy to meet local needs and growth aspirations.
Schedule B: Villages:
Kentisbury / Kentisbury Ford,
Lower Lovacott / Newton Tracey,
Clovelly / Higher Clovelly,
Milton Damerel / Venn Green,
St Giles on the Heath,
Welcombe / Darracott, and
(3) In Rural Settlements which contain at least one prescribed service or community facility, appropriately located development of a modest scale will be enabled to meet locally generated needs.
(4) In the Countryside, beyond Local Centres, Villages and Rural Settlements, development will be limited to that which is enabled to meet local economic and social needs, rural building reuse and development which is necessarily restricted to a Countryside location.