What is a Neighbourhood Plan?
Neighbourhood Planning is a right for communities introduced through the Localism Act 2011. Communities can shape development in their areas by working together to produce a Neighbourhood Plan. The Neighbourhood Plan will contain community created policies against which development can be assessed. Although a larger town, Thame is just one example of a highly praised Neighbourhood Plan that is worth looking at to understand what a Neighbourhood Plan can include
Please take a look at the following documents and if you would like to get involved contact the parish clerk on
Here are the Terms of Reference for our Neighbourhood Plan Group in Modbury
And here is our work plan
The Neighbourhood Plan is about the local community preparing planning polices for Modbury for the period up until 2031 and beyond. It is a completely new democratic process, introduced under the Localism Act, and the Plan will carry statutory weight become part of the district wide strategic Our Plan.