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How to shape where you live: a guide to neighbourhood planning (PDF download, 4Mb)

We've put together eight simple steps to take if you want to prepare a Neighbourhood Plan to help shape your community.

What's special to you? Landscape issues in your Neighbourhood Plan (link to CPRE website)

This guidance from CPRE contains advice to help community groups develop strong landscape policies in their Neighbourhood Plans, to influence future development decisions that would affect their local area. It will also be helpful for anyone who is interested in protecting what is special about their local landscape.

How to respond to planning applications: an eight step guide (PDF download, 4Mb)

This guide tells you how to find out more about a planning application and, if necessary, how you can take action.

Planning explained (PDF download, 5Mb)

This guide will help you to understand the planning system, and how to get involved to influence how your area changes in the future.

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