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Councils will be obliged to set out their policies on the provision of advice and assistance to neighbourhood planning groups from the end of July, under regulations made by Parliament yesterday.
A High Court judge has rejected a landowner's legal challenge against a council's decision to allow a neighbourhood plan to proceed to a local referendum.
A High Court judge has today dismissed a challenge by housebuilders to a written ministerial statement on the weight to be given to neighbourhood plans in planning decisions.
A new requirement for councils to notify neighbourhood planning groups in the "advanced" stage of developing a neighbourhood plan of any upcoming planning applications which could impact on the emerging plan are due to come into force in January.
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Brandon Lewis has issued a written statement extending by 6 months the period for consideration of the recovery of planning appeals for residential development over 10 units in areas where a qualifying body has submitted a neighbourhood plan proposal to the local planning authority or where a neighbourhood plan has been made.
Reports that an Oxfordshire district has suffered a setback in its legal bid to overturn an inspector's approval of a 95-home scheme on a site not allocated in an adopted neighbourhood plan feature in the latest Neighbourhood Watch update.
Commentators say that proposals for a standard formula to calculate housing need figures for neighbourhood plan areas where a district's local plan is out-of-date may reduce disagreements, but warn of unintended consequences.
Cash from a new £22.8 million package intended to support the development of neighbourhood plans could be used to fund pilots to explore the potential of using Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) receipts to fund the production of parish plans, the latest instalment of Neighbourhood Watch reveals.
An analysis of data from the first 350 neighbourhood plan referendums shows little sign that enthusiasm for neighbourhood planning is tailing off, but reveals significant regional variations in the number of votes that have been cast.
If the man travelling to St Ives in the nursery rhyme is planning to buy a new second home there with any or all of his seven wives, he has another thing coming.
In May 2015, in the week before the general election, three ministerial decisions were quashed by the High Court.
The government view on the correct weight to be given to neighbourhood plans in decision-making has not always been easy to gauge in the past few years.