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What is a Neighbourhood Plan?

  • Neighbourhood planning gives a community detailed control over development in their area
  • A Neighbourhood Plan allows you to help to decide how your area will develop
  • A Neighbourhood Plan is developed by a Parish Council or Town Council
  • Everyone can have a say in what is included
  • A Neighbourhood Plan becomes part of the Local Plan
  • But we can’t change the up-coming Local Plan once it has been approved
  • Neighbourhood Planning is all about sustainability, including

                  > Housing
                  > Traffic and transport
                  > Schools
                  > Workplaces
                  > Leisure facilities
                  > Maintaining a safe, pleasant environment for all

  • Neighbourhood planning is one of the Community Rights introduced in 2012
What do we need to do?
Why should I care?

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