Working with the Network

Form a group

By forming or joining a planning group for your area and becoming a member of the Network

Attend meetings

By attending regular NPN meetings to discuss planning issues with officers and other groups, and agree priorities and actions

Work with other groups

By working with other NPN groups on areas, issues and developments of common interest

Working with your group

Draw up plans

By drawing up your own plans and policies setting out how your area should be developed

Talk to developers

By talking to developers before they have finalised their designs using Pre Application Community Involvement: the Pre App CI process

Respond to applications

By responding to planning applications for developments in your area

Learning more about planning

Learn about planning

By learning more about what 'planning' is, and about the development management process

Read up on policy

By finding out about national and local planning policy, consultations and reviews

Through guidance

Through guidance on planning issues and checklists to help with planning responses