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Officer Decisions

Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment - Dave Black

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

The Government require Local Planning Authorities to review their Validation Checklists every two years. Devon County Council’s current validation checklist was adopted in November 2017 and was therefore due an update.

Decision Taken:


Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The Validation Checklist has been updated so that it reflects new and updated planning legislation, policies and guidance. The draft checklist has also been out to consultation and  we have reviewed any comments that were submitted and has also actioned them if appropriate.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:


Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:


Contact for enquiries/further information:
Rowan Quick – / 01392 383195
Decision Date:
19 May 2021

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: