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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March 19, 2018

Locality support programme for Neighbourhood Plans

Today, March 19th 2018, it’s been announced that Locality will be extending its support for local groups to develop neighbourhood plans for another four years following the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (MHCLG) announcement of a new £23m programme. The new neighbourhood planning programme will help thousands of local groups to create a neighbourhood […]

March 10, 2018

NPPF revised draft out for consultation

The National Planning Policy Framework is being revised and the draft is out for consultation until 11.45pm 10th May 2018.  

February 19, 2018

CSAQ round up of local development

Christmas Steps Arts Quarter planning group have produced this excellent round up of developments in the Christmas Steps and City Centre area- a very useful summary! read it here