Course Description

This course is an interactive workshop planning processes for Parish Councils provided by Devon Rural Housing Partnership working in partnership with Dartmoor National Park Authority. 

Aims and Objectives

The aims of the workshop are to:

  • share an understanding of development planning processes,
  • highlight the benefits of early engagement,
  • review opportunities for community consultation and involvement,
  • update on local plan progress
  • consider tools such as Neighbourhood Plans, Community Led Housing, Community Land Trusts,
  • discuss responding to Planning Applications.

About Your Tutor

Martin Parkes – Projects Manager who takes the lead for Neighbourhood Planning  for DCT

Dan Janota – Senior Forward Planner for Dartmoor National Park Authority

Sue Southwell – Rural Housing Enabler for Devon Communities Together

Special Requirements

Please let Support Services know if there is anything that would affect your learning and if there is anything we can do to enable you to fully participate in our courses and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Call Support Services on 01392 248919 or email [email protected] 

Cancellation Policy

In the event that this course does not reach the minimum required number to proceed we will contact you and offer a credit against the next available course, the option to book an alternative course or a refund.

By proceeding with this booking you are agreeing to this cancellation policy.

Two Ways To Book


i) Complete the booking form and email it to [email protected] Download your booking form here 

ii) Book and pay for your course by selecting your ticket(s) below and following the online booking process.


i) Complete the booking form and email it to [email protected] Download the booking form here 

ii) Your order will be acknowledged and your place will be confirmed once payment has been received. 

For any enquiries regarding booking and payment please contact our Training Administrator on 01392 248919 

Become a member of Devon Communities Together to take advantage of our heavily discounted training rates and click here for other benefits. 

Disabled parking for the meeting room is in the yard, follow directions for disabled parking/deliveries to National Park (not National Trust).  Otherwise parking in main car park and follow directions to National Park Offices.   


Please call Devon Communities Together on 01392 248919 or send an email to [email protected] to register your interest in this event and if further spaces become available we will let you know. 

Information updated 7th March 2018

Sorry, this event is now sold out.