The Parish Council is statutory consulted on all Planning & Licensing Applications that will be decided by the District or County Council. It has the right (separate from supporters & objectors) to speak at the planning meetings.
It is a qualifying body to undertake Neighbourhood Development Planning (a bottom up approach to planning policy).
For local development purposes, the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), the adopted North Northants Joint Core Strategy (JCS), the district Local Plan (1996) remaining saved policies and the parish's adopted Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) determine development in the parish.
- National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)
The top level planning policy. Effective from March 2012.