Quick Guide to Neighbourhood Plans
What is it?
A community led plan that sets out the vision and policies for the future development of a local area. Once ‘made’ by the local planning authority it forms part of the statutory development plan and must be used in making decisions on planning applications.
Why produce one?
Community can set out where development should go and the type and quality of it.
Gives local people greater ownership of planning policies.
Brings the community together to share ideas and priorities for the area.
Provides a detailed evidence base about the community.
Helps raise funds/grants.
and many other benefits…
The Neighbourhood Plan for Hulme Walfield & Somerford Booths is your plan.
It is vital that the community plays its part and its easy to get involved.
Whether it is offering your expertise or just participating in consultations!
We have gathered together a range of documents to help those interested in helping develop a Neighbourhood Plan, understand more about Hulme Walfield and Somerford Booths and the process.