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Neighbourhood development orders

A Neighbourhood Development Order allows a Parish/Town Council or a Neighbourhood Forum to grant planning permission for specific types of development in a specific neighbourhood area.

A Neighbourhood Development Order can:

  • apply to a specific site, sites, or wider geographical area
  • ¬†grant planning permission for a certain type or types of development
  • grant planning permission outright or subject to conditions.

Neighbourhood development orders follow a similar process to a neighbourhood plan and could for example, grant permission for flats above shops in an area or give permission for changes to shop fronts in the high street.

This page was last updated: 9 August 2017

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