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Village Reference Documents
Village reference documents, including the village design statement (VDS)

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Village Design Statementhot!Tooltip 11/02/2006 Hits: 3254
The Village Design Statement (VDS) is used as part of the government planning process to try and maintain a sense of style in an area. The VDS should be consulted by anyone considering a planning application (both large and small) to ensure that all proposed changes are in line with the principles expressed by village residents and subsequently approved by EHDC.Note that this document is 5Mb in size and will therefore take a few seconds to download.Paper copies of this document are also available, please contact the parish clerk (http:contact-us/3.html) for more information
The Good Councillors Guidehot!Tooltip 04/24/2016 Hits: 246
The Good Councillors Guide, produced by the National Training Strategy for Town and Parish Councils (Version 4)
This document is the Environment Agencies permission for the replacement of the previous bridge over the Lavant.


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