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Civic Voice – A Community Right to Appeal

The latest Edition of The Civic Voice writes:

Just over a year into the coalition Government much fanfare greeted the 2011 Localism Act. Announced as part of the “Government’s revolution to hand power back to local communities”, the thrust of Localism was that communities should be able to be active participants in planning decisions and . . . → Read More: Civic Voice – A Community Right to Appeal

Winslow NP, Rolleston NP & Sayers Common NP Set New Precedents

Three very recent neighbourhood planning decisions present important markers for the future status of those plans in the system in the coming months.

The good news on the Winslow NP was quickly followed by the Secretary of State’s (SoS) decision not to contest the High Court ruling on the Rolleston NP and then by High . . . → Read More: Winslow NP, Rolleston NP & Sayers Common NP Set New Precedents

Revisions | Planning Practice Guidance

Strategic environmental assessment requirements for neighbourhood plans

Current version

Does a neighbourhood plan require a strategic environmental assessment?

In some limited circumstances, where a neighbourhood plan is likely to have significant environmental effects, it may require a strategic environmental assessment. Draft neighbourhood plan proposals should be assessed to determine whether the plan is likely to . . . → Read More: Revisions | Planning Practice Guidance

Revisions | Planning Practice Guidance

Revisions to Guidance regarding the role of the local planning authority in neighbourhood planning

Reference ID: 41-080-20150209

Current version

Step 1: Designating neighbourhood area and if appropriate neighbourhood forum

Relevant body (parish / town council, prospective neighbourhood forum or community organisation) submits an application to the local planning authority (LPA) to designate a neighbourhood area

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Stonnall Neighbourhood Plan

Published on Friday, 6th February 2015

Shenstone Parish Council has submitted the Stonnall Neighbourhood Plan to Lichfield District Council, becoming the first community within Lichfield District to reach this stage of the process.

The Stonnall Neighbourhood Plan outlines how the Stonnall could be shaped in the future and, if approved, it will provide a framework . . . → Read More: Stonnall Neighbourhood Plan

Neighbourhood plans play key role in four housing appeals

Roger Milne of The Planning Portal reports that Neighbourhood plans played a key role in four housing appeals.

The existence of emerging neighbourhood plans has proved a key factor in the fate of four recovered housing appeals determined by the Communities Secretary Eric Pickles.

Three involved the same local planning authority, Mid Sussex District Council, . . . → Read More: Neighbourhood plans play key role in four housing appeals

Developer fails to stop referendum on neighbourhood plan

Developer Gladman Homes has had a request for an injunction to prevent a referendum on a Buckinghamshire neighbourhood plan refused by the High Court.24 Jul 2014

Planning

The emerging Winslow neighbourhood plan (WNP), which is intended to be used to guide planning permissions in the Winslow area between 2014 and 2031, allocates five sites for . . . → Read More: Developer fails to stop referendum on neighbourhood plan

Dark Lane Planning Application on view Wednesday May 14th

Alrewas Parish Council are hosting a viewing of the latest amendments to the planning application to build 140 houses north of Dark Lane.

The amendment includes detailed maps and charts that haven’t been previously available and a substantial amount of detail describing the proposed new traffic arrangements which show how an estimated 400 cars will . . . → Read More: Dark Lane Planning Application on view Wednesday May 14th

Pickles blocks Essex green belt development

By Pete Apps via Pickles blocks Essex green belt development | News | Inside Housing.

Eric Pickles has blocked a green belt development overturning a planning inspectorate decision it should go ahead to combat a ‘severe lack’ of housing.

The communities secretary said allowing the homes to be built would ‘undermine’ green belt national policy.

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Permission granted to challenge Cheshire draft neighbourhood plan

Permission granted to challenge Cheshire draft neighbourhood plan

Barratt Homes and Wainhomes have been granted permission for a judicial review of the emerging Tattenhall Neighbourhood Plan. 16 Dec 2013

Planning

The claim was brought by the housebuilders in October on the ground that the plan is technically flawed. The claim questioned the impartiality of the . . . → Read More: Permission granted to challenge Cheshire draft neighbourhood plan