Your Neighbourhood Planning Journey
GETTING STUCK IN...
1) Get designated:
Neighbourhood Plan Area + Forum
2) Build your local network & team
3) Find out what matters to people
4) Build and refine your evidence base
5) Develop a shared vision, objectives, policy & project ideas
6) Design and agree your draft policies & projects
7) Work towards more robust & justified policies
8) Consult on Pre-Submission Plan (REG 14)
9) Consult on Plan Proposal | Draft Plan (REG 15)
10) Independent Examination
Delivery of Plan
12) Plan made
'Understanding Neighbourhood Planning' video by Locality:
3 useful things for 'Getting Started'...
'Neighbourhood Planning Toolkits & Guidance'
'Neighbourhood Planning Journey Map'
with space for your actions by ImaginePlaces:
Research into the often challenging experience of communities seeking designation of a neighourhood area or forum, including details on every London local planning authority
Our response to the Government's major planning reforms and why neighbourhood planning needs to be given more teeth and more breadth
The definitive map of neighbourhood planning's spread across the capital
Our first report showing the state of play in London
Results of a significant research project undertaken by Publica with support from Trust for London. Includes case studies
A submission identifying where the Local Plan falls short in addressing neighbourhood planning
Our submissions to the London Plan Examination in Public for the Matters on which we are invited to attend
A review of how Statements of Community Involvement in London are responding to new legal requirements to support neighbourhood planning
Invitation to tender for our research projected funded by Trust for London
The outcomes of a discussion on the role of neighbourhood planning in estate renewal and regeneration, supported by O'Neill Homer
Our views on the Government's keynote statement of planning policy
Our views on the draft new London Plan and how it can tap into the potential of neighbourhood planning
A discussion document on the relationship between the draft London Plan and neighbourhood planning
Our views on how the Government's support programme can be strengthened and improved to benefit neighbourhood planning in London.
This is the first review of how the Local Plans prepared by London Boroughs are addressing neighbourhood plans. We also review the contribution of Local Plan Inspectors. Our overall conclusion is that Local Plan treatment of neighbourhood planning is, at best, patchy, and we make recommendations to secure more effective support.
A special map of who is doing what, prepared with London Communications Agency and DCLG
Concerns about the relationship between the community infrastructure levy and neighbourhood plans have been a consistent theme as we have established Neighbourhood Planners.London. Read our 2016 report on London's experience and our recommendations to the Mayor, London Councils and central government.