The Devon and Somerset Design Review Panel has received the below feedback from an applicant who obtained planning permission in March 2016 for a Paragraph 55 house in the countryside having engaged with the Design Review Panel as part of their pre-application discussions with East Devon District Council (EDDC):-
We are delighted to announce that Bath and North East Somerset Council (BANES) now endorse the referral of appropriate schemes to local and national design panels. The BANES website now includes a specific 'Design Review' webpage.
The BANES webpage states:
"Bath and North East Somerset Council expects all new development to be of the highest quality and we are committed to raising the standard of design. We therefore positively support t...
We are delighted to announce that Mendip District Council have voted to join the group of local authorities committed to raising the design standards in the built environment across the south west region by signing up to refer appropriate major and significant planning applications to the Devon and Somerset Design Review Panel.
Ian Bowen, Planning Manager at Mendip District Council said:-