Consultation launched on use of HMOs as holiday lets

North Devon Council has taken a step towards addressing concerns related to the letting of rooms within licensed Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) for short-term holiday rentals. In response to a recent inquiry from an agent, it was discovered that the existing amenity standards for licensed HMOs, approved on 5 September 2022, do not explicitly cover the issue of short-term holiday letting of individual rooms within such properties.

19 September 2023
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Residents encouraged to participate in consultation on dog PSPO renewal

North Devon Council (NDC) is inviting residents to share their valuable insights in a public consultation as the Dogs Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) comes up for renewal. Introduced in 2021, this order aims to address issues related to anti-social behaviour associated with dog waste and uncontrolled dogs while ensuring that open spaces remain accessible for responsible dog owners.

18 September 2023
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St Andrews Road planning appeal dismissed

A planning appeal against a North Devon Council decision to refuse the development of 161 homes off St Andrews Road in Fremington has been dismissed.

14 September 2023
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Fremington to benefit from S106 funding

North Devon Council has announced a funding injection of just over £95,000 towards enhancing community amenities in Fremington. This boost comes as a result of a decision by North Devon Council's Strategy and Resources Committee during their meeting held on Monday, 4 September.

5 September 2023