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Planning in Plain English

Planning in Plain English

Planning in Plain English

Introduction – how to be effective in influencing the planning system from a councillor perspective.

Practical exercise - Permitted or permission?

Guidance – information sources and where to find help.

Process – an explanation of the planning system structure, cutting through the confusion, putting everything into context without the jargon.

Policies & Resources – the planning framework, why and how Local Councils should be active at all levels.

Effective response – how to construct a response, the language to use, how to make points that are relevant, in context and need to be taken notice of, using precedent etc., which detail to pick up and concentrate on, why and where to find the specific information.

Practical exercise - Material or Non-material?

Consideration – Green belt, flood planes, using the local knowledge only Local Councillors have.

In practice - what is the role of a councillor, how not to waste valuable time (yours and the Planners), which documents to look at.

Keeping up to date – what’s coming down the line.

N/B We supply all the hyperlinks to the available resources to build your own quick reference files when considering planning applications.

Event Information

Event Date Thu 16 Sep 2021 6:30 pm
Event End Date Thu 16 Sep 2021 8:30 pm
Registered 0
Available Place 20
Cut off date Wed 15 Sep 2021 12:00 pm
Individual Price £40 to Members
Location Zoom
Categories Understanding Your Council

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