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Planning Policy

How we plan for future development and how you can get involved.

Plymouth Policy Area - Local Green Space Consultation

Information about proposed additional protections for green spaces in the Plymouth Policy Area can be found here.

Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

The Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) gives guidance on the implementation of the Joint Local Plan.

Climate Emergency Planning Statement

Information about what new developments in Plymouth and South West Devon need to do to meet the challenge of climate change.

Authorities Monitoring Report

The Authorities Monitoring Report (AMR) sets out key information on the delivery of the Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan.

Neighbourhood Plans

Communities can shape development in their areas through the production of Neighbourhood Development Plans.

Neighbourhood Planning - Made Plans

Neighbourhood plans which have been through the referendum and have been adopted by South Hams District Council.

Register an Interest in Self Build

If you are interested in Self or Custom Build projects you can register your details with us.

Sherford New Community

The new community of Sherford will provide 5,500 new homes on the outskirts of Plymouth.

Planning Obligations

Agreements made with developers to address the impact of development.

How We Make Our Plans

How you can have your say on future development in the area.

Brownfield Land Register

Brownfield sites in the South Hams which would be suitable for housing.

5-Year Housing Land Supply

You can find the five-year housing land supply assessment for our area here.

Housing Delivery Test Result

Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon Local Planning Authorities' Housing Delivery Test result

Developer Contributions

A summary of all financial and non-financial developer contributions relating to Section 106 agreements.

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