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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

Neighbourhood planning is a key element in the Government’s new planning world. This podcast aims to give listeners an understanding of the neighbourhood planning package provided for in the Localism Bill. It will consider where neighbourhood planning has come from, setting out some of the background of the Localism Bill before considering the neighbourhood planning provisions in detail. It will also take an in depth look at Neighbourhood Development Orders and Neighbourhood Development Plans and the implications of both.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the origins and objective of the changes to the planning system proposed through the Bill;
  • What the Big Society means for planning;
  • Understand how neighbourhood planning is provided for in the Localism Bill;
  • Be aware of the relevant provisions in the Bill;
  • Be aware of the costs and financial provisions included in the Bill;
  • Know what an NDO is;
  • Know who can promote an NDO;
  • Know what the procedure is for the making of an NDO;
  • Understand when an NDO may be revoked or modified;
  • Be aware of the scope for legal challenge;
  • Know what an NDP is;
  • Know who can initiate an NDP;
  • Know what the procedure is for the preparation of an NDP;
  • Be aware of other provisions that apply in relation to NDOs;
  • Have an understanding of the implications of NDOs and NDPs.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Big Society;
  • Coalition’s White Paper, Local Growth: realising every place’s potential (October 2010);
  • Conservative Party’s Green Paper, Open Source Planning (February 2010);
  • The Localism Bill;
  • http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201011/cmbills/161/11161.i-vii.html;
  • The Skeffington Report (late 1960s);
  • Town Country Planning Act 1990.
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In this podcast, Stephen Morgan from Landmark Chambers discusses how neighbourhood planning is provided for in the Localism Bill.

Podcast added: 01/04/11

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-09-30

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