Neighbourhood Planning

Neighbourhood planning gives communities the power to:

Make a Neighbourhood Development Plan

A neighbourhood development plan establishes general planning policies for the development and use of land in a neighbourhood, like:

  • Choose where you want new homes, shops and offices to be built
  • Have your say on what new buildings should look like
  • Grant planning permission for the new buildings you want to see go ahead.

Make a Neighbourhood Development Order

A neighbourhood development order allows the community to grant planning permission for development that complies with the order. This removes the need for a planning application to be submitted to the local authority.

Make a Community Right to Build Order

A Community Right to Build order gives permission for small-scale, site-specific developments by a community group.