SCOPE OF THE NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN
The Dartmoor Forest Neighbourhood Plan will comprise three interrelated sections: Housing; Economy and Social Wellbeing. These sections will be underpinned by consideration of the type and level of services that will be required.
Possible areas for study in each section may include:
Social wellbeing of the elderly.
Social wellbeing of children: 0-5; 5-11; 13-18.
Social wellbeing of stay at home parents.
Social wellbeing of isolated individuals and families.
Social wellbeing of those who work in the Parish; commute in; and commute out.
Options for young people to stay in the Parish.
Influence of outside bodies: Duchy, DCC, WDBC, VOYC, DNPA, central government.
Highways: maintenance, lengthsman’ snow clearance’ peak tourism traffic.
Post Office services
Mobile phone signal
Rural Hamlets: Postbridge; Hexworthy; Huccaby; Merrivale; Rundlestone; Two Bridges; Dunnabridge; Huccaby; Dartsmeet; Powedermills; Bellever; farms and isolated dwellings.
Architectural styles: external appearance; materials; energy efficiency; habitability.
Social and affordable housing: ownership and rental.
Second homes and holiday rentals.
Progressive development and release to market.
Residential parking and garaging.
Main Drivers: Tourism, surrounding economies, government incentives, local workforce, transport, communication services.
Tourism: main drivers/attractions; tourist facilitation;
Visitors centres: Princetown and Postbridge.
Retail outlets and Post Office services.
Food outlets: Cafés and Restaurants.
Licenced outlets: Pubs and Inns.
Hotels and Guest Houses.
Self-catering holiday lets.
HM Prison Dartmoor.
HM Prison Dartmoor Site Post Closure.
Renewable energy industries: hydro, wind, solar, biomass.