Six neighbourhood plan referendums took place in August and 26 are scheduled for September, as well as a referendum on a Community Right to Build Order
Angela Koch reflects on the particular characteristics of neighbourhood planning in urban areas.
Ian Mackay, Neighbourhood Planning Mananger at Leeds City Council, and Rebecca Collings, East Shoreditch Neighbourhood Planning Forum give their top tips on designating a neighbourhood area in a built up urban context
Case study: Kentish Town Neighbourhood Plan: an example of good practice in early and detailed community involvement
This case study of Kentish Town neighbourhood plan, London Borough of Camden demonstrates good practice with regard to early and detailed community involvement.
There is currently a consultation seeking views on detailed regulations to implement the neighbourhood planning provisions in the Bill
Question of the Month (Sept 2016) How do I set up a neighbourhood forum that is representative of my local area?
Tony Burton, Founder of Civic Voice and 'free range' community, planning and environment consultant answer's the question: How do I set up a neighbourhood forum that is representative of my local area?
Neighbourhood Planning is often accused of being too complicated and cumbersome to work in complex urban areas, a stance which is unfair given some of the plans that have come forward such as Heathfield Park, West Hampstead and Balsall Heath. One particular plan that has now been “made” into law is Spring Boroughs.
Legislation update: Neighbourhood Planning (General) and Development Management Procedure (Amendment) Regulations 2016
This article summarises the provisions of the Regulations which come into force on October 1st 2016 and introduce some interesting elements to the neighbourhood planning process.
Government publishes response to the neighbourhood planning chapter of the 'Technical consultation on implementation of planning changes' (Feb 2016)
The Government has today published the summary of responses and government response to the neighbourhood planning chapter of the ‘Technical consultation on implementation of planning changes – Feb 2016’.