Why do I need to read this guide?

This toolkit is aimed at helping neighbourhood planning groups ensure they have a smooth and successful plan examination experience.

What will I learn from this guide?

What the role of the examiner does and doesn’t involve

What basic conditions and requirements a plan needs to meet and how these can be met

How to get ready for examination

When should I read this guide?

You should read this guide well before the examination, as the road to successful examination starts early in the plan making process.

Further reading

You may wish to read the Neighbourhood Plan Roadmap.

How to prepare for, and what to expect at, examination (1.5MB pdf)