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Latest referendum results continue to show a very high level of popularity for neighbourhood plans, according to analysis by Planning.
The communities secretary has - against inspectors' advice - refused plans for more than 350 homes on three sites around Farnham in Surrey, after concluding that the developments would be contrary to policies in an adopted neighbourhood plan.
Three recent referendum results have put Cheshire East Council almost level with its Cheshire neighbour on numbers of made neighbourhood development plans (NDPs).
A new £23 million fund offering free support to groups preparing neighbourhood plans opens to bids in two weeks' time, with additional support available for those plans which allocate sites for housing, the government has announced.
- Associate and Senior Associate Planners David Lock Associates: Town Planning & Urban Design Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
- Associate Director – Birmingham Jon Taylor Associates Birmingham, West Midlands
- Planning Policy Manager Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
- Principal Planning Officer Ackerman Pierce East Midlands Region
- Senior Planning Officer Ackerman Pierce North London
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.
Former planning minister Gavin Barwell acted lawfully in making a written ministerial statement (WMS) strengthening neighbourhood plans in council areas lacking a five-year housing supply, a court has ruled earlier this month.
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for a standard formula to calculate housing need figures for neighbourhood plan areas where a district's local plan is out-of-date may reduce disagreements, but warn of unintended consequences.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.
Last month, the judgment on the High Court challenge to the government's written ministerial statement on neighbourhood planning was handed down.
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.