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Basic Planning for Local Councils

Aims:

This session is designed to give delegates an understanding of the statutory frameworks that make up planning law and then looks at responding effectively to applications. Topics include the role of the local council, spatial planning (local plans and neighbourhood plans), managing development (the application process and appeals) and effective input from parish councils (responding to your planning authority).

Session overview:

This session is designed to give delegates an understanding of the statutory frameworks that make up planning law and then looks at responding effectively to applications. Topics include the role of the local council, spatial planning (local plans and neighbourhood plans), managing development (the application process and appeals) and effective input from parish councils (responding to your planning authority).

Session benefits:

  • By the end of Basic Planning for Local Councils you will:
  • Understand how to improve council working in the areas of planning with reduced financial and reputational risk
  • Be able to make more effective planning recommendations made through increased competence and confidence
  • Know how to improve relationships with planning officers at planning authority

Session leader:  

Simon Catterall

In-house Training:

Local Council Finance can be provided in-house, which is a cost-effective approach if you have a number of people who require training. You choose where and when you want our trainers to deliver. We will also tailor the course content to suit your precise organisation needs.

To find out more about LCPD in-house training, please see our In-House Training webpage or to speak us about your particular requirements please contact training@hampshirealc.org.uk

 

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Suitable Audience: Councillors on the planning committee and councillors who wish to develop their knowledge in this area. Also suitable for officers who need to understand planning.

Member Price: £45

Non-Member: £63

Balc Price: £50.62