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Here is some helpful background reading on Neighbourhood Plans.
- National Planning Policy Framework
- Localism Act 2011
- A Plain English Guide to the Localism Act
- Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012
- The Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) Regulations 2012
- Locality’s Neighbourhood Plans Roadmap Guide
- CPRE’s How to Shape Where You Live: A Guide to Neighbourhood Planning
- Low Carbon Neighbourhood Planning – A Guidebook by the Centre for Sustainable Energy
- Planning Advisory Service – A Neighbourhood Planning Surge: how authorities are supporting lots of plans in their areas
Other relevant documents and publications which may be of interest.
- Ashford Borough Council Designation Decision Notice
- Ashford Borough Council Local Plan 2030
- Parish Design Statement 2003
Here’s a short film on Neighbourhood Planning made for the My Community website, the portal for community rights information and grant programmes funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government.
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