Guidance for the Community

How the community can get involved in the planning process, through their NPN planning groups, at the earliest stage, so that they can be most effective

Guidance for the Developer

How the developer can use early community involvement through Neighbourhood Planning Network groups to improve certainty in their planning application process

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Information on planning policy and design guidance and how to respond to planning application cases at pre application, application or appeal stages

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September 26, 2018

Asbestos Awareness and Recycling

Many sites being cleared for development contain asbestos. The health issues caused by inhaling asbestos are set out on the Mesothelioma website. You might wish to raise this with the developer at the pre-application stage, if you are aware of it as a local issue, Asbestos Awareness & Recycling

July 17, 2018

Letwin draft report on why House Building completion is not keeping up with permissions.

The terms of reference require the reviewer, by the time of the Budget in the Autumn, to “explain the significant gap between housing completions and the amount of land allocated or permissioned in areas of high housing demand, and make recommendations for closing it”. The report for the government says the slow pace of housing construction […]

May 21, 2018

GDPR privacy policy

NPN privacy policy What information do we hold on members? Under the General Data Protection Regulations, organisations are required to clarify what information they hold on subscribers and set out how they use that information. We hold members’ names, email addresses and the name of the NPN group members are part of, using MailChimp online […]