Neighbourhood Planning

Residents can help shape the development and growth of their local area through the production of a Neighbourhood Development Plan, neighbourhood Development Order or Community Right to Build Order.

Neighbourhood Development Plans will become part of the local statutory development plan and will form the basis for determining planning applications in that area. To help you we have created a Icon for pdf Neighbourhood Development Plan FAQ [46.01KB] document to help answer any questions you may have.

A Neighbourhood Development Order enables the community to grant planning permission for the development it wishes to see. To help you we have created a Icon for pdf Neighbourhood Development Order FAQ [41.0KB] document to help answer any questions you may have.

More information on the Neighbourhood Development Plans and Neighbourhood Development Orders in East Lindsey can be found on the Neighbourhoods Area Page .

There are seven Neighbourhood Areas associated with East Lindsey.
On the 18th June 2019 the Council agreed to 'Make' the Alford Neighbourhood Plan pursuant to the provisions of section 38(A)(4) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.
Early in 2011, the Department of Communities and Local Government asked Councils to trial the new Neighbourhood Planning process ahead of the Localism Bill becoming an Act of Parliament.
On the 18th May 2016 the Council agreed to 'Make' the Horncastle Neighbourhood Plan pursuant to the provisions of section 38(A)(4) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.
Woodhall Spa Parish Council have agreed to produce a Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP).