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Neighbourhood planning

A Neighbourhood Plan is a community-led framework that is used to help determine future planning applications in a particular area. They are usually created by a parish council or a Neighbourhood Forum and deal with a wide range of issues such as housing, employment, heritage and transport.

Neighbourhood planning gives communities direct power to develop a shared vision for their neighbourhood and shape the development and growth of their local area.

Click on the parishes below to find out more about their Neighbourhood Plan status.

If you are interested in making a Neighbourhood Plan, we are here to help. Use our Making a Neighbourhood Plan section to find guidance notes, resources and form templates.

To view all current open Neighbourhood Plan consultations, visit our Current Planning consultations page. The Council is also out for consultation on its Regulation 18 Local Plan review. For further information please click here.