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Officer Decisions

Strategic Business Services Manager - Matthew Jones

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

It is recommended that DCC lease of 0.1Ha of land for the purpose of cultivation to High Bickington Community Property Trust (CPT).

Decision Taken:

To issue a lease to the CPT until August 2135.

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The land is allocated to be used as allotments in the North Devon and Torridge Local Plan 2011-2031.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

To retain the land and maintain at DCC expense.

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:
Sarah Bowker (DCC Corporate Estates Manager) Email
Decision Date:
20 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: