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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January 17, 2018

Building for Life 12

Latest version of the Building for Life 12 document is now available here Building for Life 12 is a government-endorsed industry standard for well-designed homes and neighbourhoods. Local communities, local authorities and developers are encouraged to use it to guide discussions about creating good places to live. Building for Life 12 (BfL12) is led by […]

December 21, 2017

Quarterly meeting dates 2018

Tuesday 9th January      5.30 – 7.00 The Writing Room, City Hall   Tuesday 10th April         5.30-7.00 The Library, City Hall   Tuesday 10th July          5.30-7.00 The Library, City Hall   Tuesday 9th October      5.30-7.00 The Writing Room, City Hall

November 5, 2017

Viability appraisals are to be made a planning application requirement in Bristol

At the next Development Control Committee B meeting on 8th November 2017, the head of Development Management is presenting a paper to the committee asking for approval of the requirement for a viability report to be submitted as part of a major application. This is in response to the issue of current residential development proposals […]