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3 October 2017

Successful referendum? What next? Advice on monitoring neighbourhood plans

Question of the Month (October 2017) considers the effective monitoring of a neighbourhood plan

3 October 2017

August/September referendum news

Four neighbourhood plans successfully passed referendum in August and a further 14 in October

3 October 2017

Establishing a neighbourhood planning advisory committee or steering group in a parished area

This article provides advice on establishing an advisory committee or steering group in order to lead neighbourhood plan activity.

26 July 2017

How should the situation be dealt with where the local plan is reviewed after a neighbourhood plan is made?

Does the neighbourhood plan need to be reviewed at the same time? What would be the effect of the local plan reviewing settlement boundary policies after the made neighbourhood plan has already done so? Which settlement boundary policy would be the one that takes precedence?

26 July 2017

Develop a good working relationship with the LPA to deliver a successful neighbourhood plan

Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) are responsible for being actively involved in supporting and assisting neighbourhood planning groups with the preparation of their neighbourhood plan.