Creating the Plan

Steps in creating a Neighbourhood Plan

The steps towards making a Neighbourhood Plan are:

  1. Area Designation.
  2. Preparing the draft plan, which includes building an evidence base, community engagement and writing policies.
  3. Pre-submission consultation.
  4. Pre-examination publicity.
  5. Submitting plan to local planning authority (Wealden).
  6. Independent Examination.
  7. Referendum.
  8. Plan made (in force).

The Quick Guide to Neighbourhood Planning from Locality describes each step.