Why do I need to read this guide?

Neighbourhood development orders and community right to build orders grant planning permission for specific types of development in a particular area.

This toolkit is for groups and organisations considering the use of a neighbourhood development order and community right to build order and the process involved, as well as good practice.

What will I learn from this guide?

  • What a neighbourhood development order is
  • What a community right to build order is
  • The steps required in in creating an neighbourhood development order and community right to build order

When should I read this guide?

You should read this guide if there are specific sites or projects you wish to focus on when producing a neighbourhood plan.

Further reading

You can find out more about broader issues in neighbourhood planning by reading the Neighbourhood Planning Roadmap.

Neighbourhood development orders (inc. community right to build orders) (2.9MB pdf)