How to engage and work constructively with your local planning authority

This resource explains:

  • the role of the local planning authority in neighbourhood planning
  • how to work constructively with your local planning authority.

Who to speak to at your local authority

To get you thinking about the wider organisation we have identified some of the other departments besides the planning department that you may wish to engage with as you produce your neighbourhood plan.

Working your local planning authority video

Tips and advice on keeping in contact, building up a strong relationship and understanding what the local planning authority can and can’t do.

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Who to speak at your local authority (543.7KB pdf) How to engage with your local authority (248.4KB pdf)

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