July 2016

16 July 2016

June /July 2016: referendum news

Four neighbourhood plan referendums took place in June and ten referendums are scheduled across July.

16 July 2016

The Housing and Planning Act: What does it mean for neighbourhood planning?

In this article Harry Burchill, England Policy Officer at the Royal Town Planning Institute looks at what the Housing and Planning Act means for the neighbourhood planning process.

16 July 2016

Building community housing is not a pipedream

If your neighbourhood plan is underlining the demand for specific types of housing in your community, consider this: community groups can and are building homes themselves.

16 July 2016

Q&A: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in Neighbourhood Planning

We have consulted AECOM to answer the most commonly asked questions with regard to SEA and it's integration into a neighbourhood plan.

16 July 2016

Neighbourhood planning case law update

Case Note: R (Crownhall Estates Limited) v Chichester District Council v Loxwood Parish Council [2016] EWHC 73 (Admin)

16 July 2016

How technical support is helping neighbourhood planning groups

in this article we speak to five different neighbourhood plan groups about the technical support they've received as part of DCLG's support programme for neighbourhood planning and the benefit such support has provided.

16 July 2016

Neighbourhood planning case law update: The Haddenham Neighbourhood Plan

Case Note: The Haddenham Neighbourhood Plan

16 July 2016

Interview with Brian O'Donnell, Strategic Planning and Implementation Manager at Camden Council

In early July neighbourhood planning reached another milestone when the 200th neighbourhood plan passed referendum. We asked Brian O'Donnell, Strategic Planning and Implementation Manager at Camden Council, for his reflections on the neighbourhood planning movement to date, drawing upon his experience within a Local Planning Authority.