Are you involved in planning your neighbourhood? Or would you like to be?
This website supports people and communities who are using new powers under the Localism Act 2011 to create neighbourhood plans.
So if you’re interested in shaping your local area, and deciding where new homes, shops and other facilities will go and what they will look like, we’d like to invite you to join our forums, set up a local group, and generally use the site’s resources to share experience and learn from others.
Volunteers are essential to Queen Camel’s neighbourhood plan. This case study looks at their skills and group set up, and some of the training they…
How do you get started on the neighbourhood planning process? What do you need to do and who needs to be involved? This case study of Duston looks at…
Planning Camps look at how communities can take a leadership role in planning, how to engage people in your local area and what localism legislation means for you. Planning Camps are residential and are…
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Does anyone have examples of briefs for employing consultants for the following: Preparation of display/consultation materials; Designs for specific locations - eg: outline and masterplan style; Development…
Notes on Neighbourhood Planning edition 8
Updates from the team in DCLG. The updates to let you know what they are up to, how they can help you, and how your varied and exciting work on the ground fits with the national picture.
Malmesbury Neighbourhood Plan: submitted for examination
Malmesbury Town Council has submitted its final version of the Malmesbury Neighbourhood Development Plan to Wiltshire Council. This link is to the plan and its supporting documents.
Ann Skippers, independent examiner for the Slaugham neighbourhood plan, talks to PAE’s Stella Scrivener about why the plan did not meet the basic conditions and so did not pass examination. Ann explains…