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Neighbourhood Plans: Success and Scrutiny

Neighbourhood planning allows people to decide the future development of their area, including where new homes and businesses should be built. Nearly 1,400 areas, representing 6 million people across England, are already using their neighbourhood planning powers, with others looking to follow suit. 

A Neighbourhood Plan works by forming part of the statutory Development Plan for that area, so any decisions about planning permission in the neighbourhood area must be made in accordance.

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