Neighbourhood planning

Neighbourhood planning

The Localism Act 2011 allows communities to have a say in how their local area develops and grows through preparing neighbourhood plans.

We are working on a number of initiatives with local communities to help them plan for developments that meet their community’s needs.

Read about our current projects.

Neighbourhood planning guide

Our guide to neighbourhood planning provides useful advice to guide you through the process of neighbourhood planning.

Read our guide to neighbourhood planning.

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National planning practice guidance on neighbourhood planning

Neighbourhood plans roadmap guide - a guide produced by Locality