Neighbourhood Planning - resources

Some useful resources to help you get to grips with Neighbourhood Planning.

Rural Services Network Neighbourhood Planning data observatory.

This service will help your community to gather a selection of data relevant to your area which will help set the local context for deciding whether to undertake Neighbourhood Planning.

Presentations from the Rural Services Network's April 2014 Seminar on Neighbourhood Planning can be downloaded from the attachments below.

Locality Neighbourhood Planning services.

Locality is the national association of Community Development Trusts and works in partnership with the Department for Communities and Local Government to administer the Supporting Communities in Neighbourhood planning programme, offering funding and direct support. As well as this programme, their comprehensive website includes a variety of guides, case studies and useful links, along with a knowledge hub and community forum where you can share your experiences with other communities across the country.

Locality also administer a number of funding pots that groups interested in Neighbourhood Planning and other community rights can apply for.

Recent additions to this page

August 2016

  • House of Commons Library Briefing Paper on Neighbourhood Planning July 2016.
File How to develop a Neighbourhood Plan - the process.pdf25.42 KB
File Neighbourhood Planning House of Commons Library Briefing Paper July 2016.pdf543.8 KB
File Notes on Neighbourhood Planning 12 DCLG December 2014.pdf537.41 KB
File RSN Seminar Presentation 1 - Upper Eden Valley April 2014.pdf3.03 MB
File RSN Seminar Presentation 2 - Penrith April 2014.pdf945.68 KB
File RSN Seminar Presentation 3 - Planning Facilitation April 2014.pdf168.78 KB
File RSN Seminar Presentation 4 - Cumbria LEADER April 2014.pdf373.79 KB
File CPRE - How to shape where you live.pdf5.51 MB
File National Planning Policy Framework.pdf869.99 KB
File NP guide for ward councillors.pdf375.94 KB
File NP impact assessment.pdf503.8 KB
File Doncaster MBC Neighbourhood Plans Support Pack and Process Guide.pdf62.81 KB
File FAQ - Communities and Local Government.pdf66.13 KB
File Neighbourhood Planning Rural Frontrunners case studies 2013.pdf4.07 MB
File Lessons from Dawlish June2012.pdf334.67 KB
File Equality & Human Rights Comission EIA Guidance.pdf316.28 KB
File Leeds CC links and key NP contacts july 2012.doc150 KB