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Ineffective community engagement by plan-makers could explain why residents of an inner-city estate refused to endorse a neighbourhood plan, say observers.
Neighbourhood planners can meet the housing requirement in their areas through a mix of site allocations and windfall allowance, newly-published guidance on neighbourhood planning makes clear.
A draft neighbourhood plan for an inner city area of Hull has become only the second to fail at the referendum stage.
Plans to build 34 new homes on the edge of a village in West Sussex have been backed in the High Court, after a judge ruled that the scheme did not clash with the local neighbourhood plan.
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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.
A Midlands county council team is providing effective support for neighbourhood plans, David Dewar finds.
Other communities are following the example of St Ives in the struggle to prevent the spread of second homes, but what challenges do they face? Colin Marrs reports.
Fears of speculative development and a potentially higher housing target meant a village in South Oxfordshire went for a pro-growth approach in its neighbourhood plan.
Neighbourhood planning groups may face further delay and expense in drawing up supporting material to show that policies will not harm key wildlife sites, experts suggest.
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.