#neighbourhoodplanning. THE WHAT & THE HOW. Rural Housing Advisory Group 23 October 2013. #neighbourhoodplanning. A quick reminder of what neighbourhood planning is… POWER to make planning policy RESPONSIBILITY to meet need and support growth INVESTMENT
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Rural Housing Advisory Group
23 October 2013
A quick reminder of what neighbourhood planning is…
to make planning policy
to meet need and support growth
through Community Infrastructure Levy*
* Communities with a neighbourhood plan in place receive 25% of CIL
The number of neighbourhood plans
This data was informally gathered from internet monitoring and is being constantly updated
Number of applications to designate areas for neighbourhood planning
Number of areas designated by their local authority for neighbourhood planning
Number of draft plans submitted for pre-submission consultation
Plans successfully passed referendum: Upper Eden– 07/03/13Thame & Exeter St James– 02/05/13
Positive Examination: Broughton AstleyTattenhall Lynton and Lynmouth Norland
Figures are cumulative and are based on the informal monitoring of local authority websites, so will be an underestimate.
Understand the staged process
Get informed: mycommunityrights
E.g. Locality ‘Road Map’
Designate Neighbourhood Planning Area + Forum
Consultation and community engagement
Local Authority publicise the plan
Examination of plan
28 working days (double for business areas)
Neighbourhood Plan Objectives
It has always been our intention that neighbourhood development plans should be flexible….
We want communities to be able to use neighbourhood planning in ways which reflect their needs and their vision for the future.
Neighbourhood development plans can be as simple or as ambitious as the community wants to make them.
They can include policies covering the whole area, or could have just one or two policies focused on a specific site, such as a high street or a valued green space.
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(a) is independent of the qualifying body and the authority,
(b) does not have an interest in any land that may be affected by the draft order, and
(c) has appropriate qualifications and experience.
The report must recommend either—
(a) that the draft order is submitted to a referendum, or
(b) that modifications specified in the report are made to the
draft order and that the draft order as modified is
submitted to a referendum, or
(c) that the proposal for the order is refused.
The examiners to date all recommended modifications to enable the plan to comply with the basic conditions
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