The Parish of East Down

Notification of Planning Appeal re 71324, Land at Broadpark, East Down EX31 4NA

Town and Country Planning Act 1990

Site Address: Land at Broadpark, East Down, Barnstaple, Devon EX31 4NA

Description of Development: Prior notification of forestry development for the erection of a steel portal framed barn

Application Reference: 71324

Appellant’s Name: Mr Dominic McGuire

Appeal Reference: APP/X1118/W/20/3255229

Appeal Start Date: 5th August 2020

I refer to the above details. An appeal has been made to the Secretary of State against the decision of North Devon Council to refuse prior approval of permitted development rights.

The appeal will be determined on the basis of written representations. The procedure to be followed is set out in Part 2 of The Town and Country Planning (Appeals) (Written Representations Procedure) (England) Regulations 2009, as amended.

We will forward all the representations made to us on the application to the Planning Inspectorate and the appellant. These will be considered by the Inspector when determining the appeal.

If you wish to make comments, or modify/withdraw your previous representation, you can do so online at

If you do not have access to the internet, you can send your comments to:

Heather Langridge

The Planning Inspectorate

Room 3D

Temple Quay House

2 The Square



All representations must be received by 9th September 2020. Any representations submitted after the deadline will not usually be considered and will be returned. The Planning Inspectorate does not acknowledge representations. All representations must quote the appeal reference.

Please note that any representations you submit to the Planning Inspectorate will be copied to the appellant and this local planning authority and will be considered by the Inspector when determining the appeal. 

The appeal documents are available to view on the North Devon Council website at

The link should take you to the search page of our website. Where prompted please enter the reference 71324 in the Application Number box and, at the next screen, click on the Appeals button. Do not forget to tick the Copyright box. The appeal documents should be listed in the table at the end of this page.

Due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) our offices are not currently fully open to the public and it will not therefore be possible for you to view the appeal documents at our offices at Lynton House Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG unless you make an appointment to do so. To arrange an appointment, or, if you have difficulty accessing the appeal documents on line, please contact Sue Thomas on 01271 388296 or by email at

You can get a copy of one of the Planning Inspectorate’s “Guide to taking part in planning appeals” booklets free of charge from GOV.UK at or from us.

When made, the decision will be published online at

Yours faithfully,

Michael Tichford MRTPI

Head of Place

Sue Thomas | Senior Planning Support Officer (Appeals) ~ Strategic Development and Planning, Economic Development & Town Centres

North Devon Council | Barnstaple

Tel: 01271 388 296 |