‘In My Backyard! A Practical Guide to Neighbourhood Plans’ by Dr Sue Chadwick

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Paperback: 978-1-911035-74-9
Published: July 2018
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Description

Neighbourhood Planning is widely agreed to be a Good Thing, promoted as giving communities more power of choice over what goes where. This book is aimed at both professionals and laypeople working their way through the web of relevant laws and policies. It provides a clear summary of the legislation and practical guidance on how it should be applied including references to all relevant cases.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Dr Sue Chadwick is a senior associate with Birketts LLP, has more than 20 years experience and a PhD in planning law.   As well as working for a range of County and District authorities, two London Boroughs, and a number of years at Herbert Smith Freehills she has taught planning law and policy at Cambridge University.  She also has direct practical experience of the process from her membership of the Isle of Dogs Planning Forum.


CONTENTS

PART ONE
Introduction
Overview of the Neighbourhood Plan Process

PART TWO
Planning Decisions – The Development Plan
Planning Decisions – The Legal Test
Planning Decisions – Material Considerations
Planning Decisions – The Planning Balance and the Tilted Balance
The Neighbourhood Plan as Part of the Development Plan
The Neighbourhood Plan as a Material Consideration
Summary

PART THREE
Introduction
Designation – Qualifying Body
Designation – Relevant Area
Writing the Plan
Regulation 14 Consultation
Consultation – Common Law Principles and Guidance

PART FOUR
Regulation 15 Submission
Consultation Statement
Environmental Report
Local Authority Consideration of Plan
Selection of Examiner
Examination

PART FIVE
Basic Conditions
Condition d): Sustainable Development
Condition e): General Conformity
Condition f): EU Obligations
Human Rights and Equalities

PART SIX
Examiner Report
Bias
Council Decision on Report
Referendum
Adoption
Review and Modification

PART SEVEN
CIL Legal Principles
CIL and Neighbourhood Plans
Working with the Local Authority
Final Thoughts

GLOSSARY