Community groups can write neighbourhood plans to guide future development in their area.

Policies in neighbourhood plans are used with the Local Plan to decide planning applications.

Current neighbourhood plans

Areas where neighbourhood plans can be produced

View  pdf a map of these neighbourhood planning areas (3.62 MB) .

Make a neighbourhood planning application

To find out what a neighbourhood plan is and the steps you can take to create one, check out Locality's website.

If your group is interested in preparing a neighbourhood plan and would like more information, email