Basic N.P. Advice

Funding of Cherwell for N.P. Support

Funding of Cherwell for N.P. Support

0 on May 17, 2015, 11:27 am

Cherwell District Council planning has a duty to support parishes undertaking a Neighbourhood Plan. They get funded up to ¬£50K per N.P. to do this. You can see the letter explaining this by clicking here. At a minimum they have to arrange the inspection of the plan and the costs of the referendum. Other support is left to the discretion […]

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Achieving Good Design In Neighbourhood Planning

Achieving Good Design In Neighbourhood Planning

on March 15, 2014, 4:51 pm

Achieving Good Design In Neighbourhood Planning from Urban Vision is a useful summary of things to consider including in a design statement. It inevitably echos the CABE documents but is more concise. You can download a copy here.

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N.P. Evidence Gathering – Locality

N.P. Evidence Gathering – Locality

on March 15, 2014, 4:37 pm

From Locality a leaflet, “Neighbourhood Development Plans and gathering the evidence” is useful to those at an early stage of Neighbourhood Planning. You can download a copy here.

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Neighbourhood Planning Advice – Wiltshire

Neighbourhood Planning Advice – Wiltshire

0 on July 20, 2013, 10:17 am

Cherwell District Council offers a Neighbourhood Planning Protocol Document. If you want to check-out another council’s advice you could try the Wiltshire document which you can download from here.

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Local Government Information Unit

Local Government Information Unit

0 on April 29, 2013, 2:49 pm

This is a website that may have useful stuff on it. For example there is n extended discussion about how Neighbourhood Planning is shaping up here.

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Guide to N.P. for Councillors

Guide to N.P. for Councillors

0 on April 12, 2013, 11:10 pm

From the Planning Advisory Service – A guide for councillors¬† …or anyone else who really wants the basics! You can download it from here.

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Guide to N.P. from Urban Design

Guide to N.P. from Urban Design

0 on April 12, 2013, 11:03 pm

An 18 page booklet from Urban Design providing a guide to Neighbourhood Planning. Rather than just being another – ‘These are the steps’ booklet it actually has quite a lot of suggestions on ways to take those steps and engage the community. You can download a copy from here.

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A Quick Guide to N.P.

A Quick Guide to N.P.

0 on April 12, 2013, 10:53 pm

This is a great little booklet from Urban Vision: short but punchy and well worth taking a look. You can download it from here.

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Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012

Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012

0 on April 8, 2013, 9:33 pm

OK – definitely not stand-up commedy material – but nonetheless something to have cast an eye over! The Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012 can be downloaded by clicking here.  

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What’s a Neighbourhood Plan?

What’s a Neighbourhood Plan?

0 on April 4, 2013, 9:36 am

What is it? The Localism Act 2011 introduced statutory neighbourhood planning in England. Neighbourhood Planning is a change to the planning system intended to give communities more of a say in the development of their local area. Communities can draw up a Neighbourhood Plans which will be used to decide the future of the places where they live and work. […]

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