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5. Landscape and Development

Larger developments may require a Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment as part of the Environmental Impact Assessment requirements. Many schemes will require a landscape appraisal and detailed landscape scheme. Further advice can be obtained from the Landscape Institute.

The Devon Landscape Policy Group have produced Guidance for Wind and Solar PV Developments

The Validation Guides set out the landscape information that needs to be submitted with a planning application.

The Landscape Design advice note gives guidance on landscape design in new development.