Planning application for the restoration of Steer Point Quarry was granted by DCC in January 2015
The official and recorded letter of objection
made by Brixton Parish Council in April 2013 to the planning application
by Aardvark for the importation of inert waste for the
purpose of filling the void as part of the restoration of Steer Point Quarry.
At that time, the Parish Council received petitions from parishioners, the school and through an on line petition (see first paragraph of the letter). This letter of objection from
the Parish Council was the result of consultation with the
community and through the Steer Point Quarry Parish Working group set up by the Parish Council of local people and 2 parish
The Parish Council through the working group later
commented on the Planning Officers final report which was presented
at Devon County Councils Development Management Committee (DMC). A
member of the working group, who was a resident of Brixton spoke at the DMC in County Hall on the 17th
September 2014 restating total objection to this application by the Parish Council and the community. The application was
supported at the DMC by the Chairman’s casting vote.
In May 2015 Brixton Parish Council applied for leave to apply for a
Judicial Review which was refused.
Whilst consent was given to the application by Devon County Council, Brixton Parish Council secured the following :