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Garden waste suspension

Please note: Due to an extreme shortage of drivers and loaders garden waste collections have been cancelled with immediate effect. Please see our Garden waste pages for further information. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

Neighbourhood Planning

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3. The Localism Act 2011

The Localism Act received Royal Assent on 15 November 2011 and is now law.  The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 were laid before Parliament on 6 March 2012 and are available to view in pdf format below or online at the Government's legislation pages.

Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012

These Regulations came into force on the 6 April 2012 and from this date the Council has been in a position to received applications for designation as a Neighbourhood Forum.