Model of a village or town. Visual representation of a neighborhood plan.

This guide answers the most commonly occurring questions asked by those not familiar with the planning system

It helps explain how the planning system operates, where neighbourhood planning fits in, and the neighbourhood planning process itself.

You should read this guide before you start writing your neighbourhood plan.

What will I learn?

  • How the planning system works.
  • The process for planning applications.
  • How neighbourhood planning fits into the wider planning system.

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