How can the DLCA be used for spatial planning?15 June 2016
Spatial planning needs to take account of the particular characteristics of places and how these relate to each other. The DLCA provides a ready-made framework for spatial planning. The Devon Character Areas identify areas of distinctive landscape at a county scale, and can be helpful in developing spatial priorities at county level. Devon. For more localised spatial planning the information in local Landscape Character Assessments, carried out at the district level, should be used.