Neighbourhood planning

Information on what neighbourhood planning is, why it matters, how it works, and sources of advice and support available for communities.

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See Make a neighbourhood plan for the latest information on neighbourhood planning.

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Neighbourhood planning

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Neighbourhood planning is a new way for communities to decide the future of the places where they live and work. The government has introduced the community right to do neighbourhood planning through the Localism Act.

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Published 14 March 2013

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