Roundswell councillor says new plans are on top of more than 300 planned for area.
Plans for 73 new homes in Roundswell, Barnstaple, have been submitted to North Devon Council.
The proposals for an extension to the Glenwood Farm developement, between the A39 link road and Old Bideford Road, have been lodged by Redrow Homes.
The company is currently building 86 two, three and four bedroom homes at an adjoining site.
North Devon councillor Rodney Cann said: “At this point in time we have more than 300 new homes planned for Old Bideford Road and Tews Lane, where they are also talking about a new school.
“It’s planning gone mad.”