Our corporate plan, and the associated delivery plan, is one of the council’s most important documents because it sets out how we will play our part in making North Devon a place where people want to live, learn, work and visit.

This corporate plan sets out our medium-term ambitions over the next four years and future potential for our district. As a council we have an ambitious range of priorities and actions that are necessary to deliver them.

Our two overarching priorities are:

Organisational Transformation

  • to develop a robust and flexible organisation
  • determine our own future/destiny
  • maintain or improve our services by flexing council structures and activities delivering resilience in the short to medium term

Growing North Devon

  • to create and protect a resilient North Devon
  • promote Barnstaple and its uniqueness as the sub-regional centre for growth but consider all opportunities
  • use the increase in the local tax base from predicted housing and/or businesses to deliver resilience
  • support and develop low carbon opportunities including the tidal demonstration zone