Policy 3: Role and function of places

The scale and mix of uses of development and investment in services and facilities should be based on the role

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Policy 2 – Spatial Strategy

New development should provide a sustainable approach to accommodating growth, providing a well balanced mix of economic, social and environmental

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Policy 1: Presumption in favour of sustainable development

When considering development proposals the Council will take a positive approach that reflects the presumption in favour of sustainable development

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Policy DM29: Farmer Family Attached Accommodation

Provision of a self-contained residential unit for occupation by members of the farmer’s family employed on the working farm will

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Policy DM28: Rural Worker Accommodation

(1) Proposals for the provision of accommodation in the countryside for a rural worker will be supported where: (a) it

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Policy DM27: Re-use of Disused and Redundant Rural Buildings

The conversion of redundant and disused rural buildings will be supported where: (a) such conversion would not harm any intrinsic

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Policy DM24: Rural Settlements

In qualifying Rural Settlements, proposals for local occupancy dwellings to meet a locally identified housing need will be supported where:

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Policy ST19: Affordable Housing on Exception Sites

Proposals to deliver permanent affordable housing at Local Centres, Villages and Rural Settlements will be supported, subject to the following:

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Policy DM23: Residential Development in defined Settlements without development boundaries

(1) Residential development in Local Centres and Villages without development boundaries will be supported on allocated sites and where: (a)

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Policy DM21: Local and Rural Shops

(1) Within development boundaries, or within the principal built form of Policy ST07 identified settlements without development boundaries and within

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Policy DM20: Development Outside Town and District Centres

(1) Within Barnstaple, Bideford, Braunton, Great Torrington, Holsworthy, Ilfracombe, Northam and South Molton a sequential approach to proposals for main

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Policy DM19: Town and District Centres

(1) To increase Town and District Centre viability and vitality, development proposals for retail, leisure, commercial, office, tourism, cultural, community

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