Welcome to Neighbourhood Planning Support, where you’ll find everything you need to know about how to develop a neighbourhood plan or neighbourhood development order and what support is available to you.
Important notices for Neighbourhood Planners
Applications for support are now open for this financial year (2023/24)
Support available 2023/24
We are pleased to announce that DLUHC have extended the full support programme for a sixth year into 2023/24.
The programme will continue to offer grants and Technical Support packages. Applications for both are now open and can be applied for via the Apply page of the website.
Previously submitted applications for Technical Support will now also be processed by DLUHC.
Celebrating 10 years of Neighbourhood Planning
Throughout this month and beyond, we’re celebrating 10 years since the first neighbourhood plans were made.
What support can I apply for?
The Government has allocated over £45m between 2018 - 2024 to support the development of neighbourhood plans or neighbourhood development orders.
You can apply for grant funding and/or Technical Support if you are eligible.
If you're working on a neighbourhood plan or neighbourhood development order, you can apply for grant funding of up to £10,000. Further grant funding is available to groups meeting certain criteria.See grant funding
If you're facing complex issues such as allocating sites for development, you can apply for Technical Support where a specialist advisor will support you with specific issues or assessments.See Technical Support
Find what you need
Toolkits & Guidance
Find all the resources you need to guide you through the process of neighbourhood planning.See toolkits & guidance
Need inspiration or want to know what others are doing around the country? Post questions, get support, and connect with the neighbourhood planning community.See network
Can't find what you're looking for? We'll help you find the answer to your questions.See advice