Those of us with a long-standing involvement with Food Plymouth will recall our work to inform what was then the Plymouth Plan strategic spatial planning process. This led to the evidence-based paper The Future of Food in Plymouth 2014-2031 Work on the Plymouth Plan was subsequently subsumed into the larger Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan which is now nearing adoption.
It’s taken three years to shape, publish and consult on, but the Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan has now been endorsed by independent Government Inspectors.
Plymouth City Council, South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council yesterday received and published the Final Report.
The next step will be formal adoption of the plan, and the Councils are aiming to complete this step during March 2019.
The Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan is being reported to the Full Council in each local authority on the following days: