The Devon Structure Plan 2001 to 2016 - 'Devon to 2016' (adopted October 2004) is the current Structure Plan for the whole of Devon, including Plymouth, Torbay and Dartmoor National Park, but excluding Exmoor National Park. ('Devon to 2016' supercedes the previous Devon Structure Plan First Review 1995 to 2011, adopted Feb 1999).
The 'Devon Structure Plan 2001 to 2016 Explanatory Memorandum and Written Statement (adopted October 2004)' sets out strategic planning policies for development and other land uses in respect of: housing; employment; conservation; minerals; waste; transportation; shopping; tourism; leisure; and recreation, over a 15 year period. It provides a framework for detailed decisions by local authorities, other organisations and individuals in the preparation of their forward Plans (e.g. Local Plans, Local Development Frameworks and Community Strategies).