Neighbourhood plans: General conformity with strategic local planning policy

This guidance note deals with the need for neighbourhood plans to be in general conformity with strategic local planning policies. This is one of the ‘basic conditions’ that all neighbourhood plans and neighbourhood development orders (NDOs) must meet.

The guidance deals with how to identify strategic local policies, how to consider general conformity and the implications of having local plans of varying ages or stages of preparation.

Neighbourhood plans: General conformity with strategic local planning policy (180.6KB pdf)

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How to write planning policies

This resource explains what a neighbourhood plan policy is, how to structure a neighbourhood plan...

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