Localism

Localism guidance:

Context Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a charge levied by charging authorities in respect of development. Charging authorities are generally the local planning...

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The Community Right to Challenge (CRTC), introduced in the Localism Act 2011, came into effect in England on 27 June 2012. It does not currently apply in Wales. The CRTC...

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The Community Right to Challenge (CRTC), introduced by the Localism Act 2011, came into effect in England on 27 June 2012. The CRTC allows community organisations to...

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What is the duty to cooperate? The duty to cooperate was created by the Localism Act 2011. It places a legal duty on local planning authorities (LPAs), county councils in...

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What is neighbourhood planning? Neighbourhood planning was introduced in England by the Localism Act 2011. It empowers communities to shape the development and growth of...

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The neighbourhood development order (NDO) regime is contained in the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) specifically TCPA 1990, ss 61E–61Q and Sch 4B. See...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of leaving the EU for planning law and...

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Neighbourhood Development Plans (NDPs) allow communities to set out planning policies for the development and use of land in the neighbourhood. They form part of the...

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What is the right to contest? The right to contest was launched by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury on 8 January 2014. It provides a mechanism for anyone to seek the...

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What is the community right to bid? The community right to bid was introduced by sections 87–108 of the Localism Act 2011 (LA 2011) to enable local...

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What is the community right to bid? The community right to bid was introduced by sections 87–108 of the Localism Act 2011 (LA 2011) to enable local...

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What is the community right to bid? The community right to bid was introduced by sections 87–108 of the Localism Act 2011 (LA 2011) to enable local community groups to...

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