• 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?

Wembdon’s draft Neighbourhood Plan

Wembdon’s adopted Neighbourhood Plan