Shropshire Council

Advice and guidance

The Gov.uk website is full of advice and guidance for the whole process – for those considering why to do a plan right through to adoption.

It includes questions and answers on:

  • What is neighbourhood planning
  • Who leads on neighbourhood planning
  • The local planning authorities role
  • Designating a neighbourhood area
  • Preparing the plan
  • Consultation and publicity
  • Submitting the draft plan to the planning authority
  • The independent examination
  • The basic conditions the plan must meet to proceed to referendum,
  • Neighbourhood planning referendum
  • Updating a neighbourhood plan

Locality provide information and technical advice including:

  • Tips on setting up your steering group
  • Funding available

...and have a very informative quarterly newsletter. You can subscribe by visiting Locality's neighbourhood planning pages.