Department for Communities & Local Government - Funding Update

Posted: Mon, 10 Apr 2017 08:51

Neighbourhood Planning Bill is coming to the end of its passage through the House of Lords. Passage of the Bill has highlighted the importance of neighbourhood planning support. In the Housing White Paper the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) confirmed that further funding will be available to groups from 2018-20. They also confirm funding for local planning authorities for the financial year beginning April 2017.

A package of support is available to communities, including grant and technical support. Technical support includes site assessment, masterplanning and design, evidence base and policy review, strategic environmental assessment and plan healthchecks.

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Tags: Funding, Neighbourhood Planning, Neighbourhood Planning Legislation