Parish Plans

A Parish Plan is a comprehensive plan, which addresses issues of concern to the community, together in one document. It must be prepared by the community working together (a bottom up approach) and based on information provided through research, survey and consultation. It must be focused on action, and contain a clear statement for the future including - What? Where? Who? and When?

The end result must contain an action plan which includes ways of addressing identified needs. The plan may address housing needs, services, transport, local greenspace and countryside access, design and land use, local amenities e.g. Village Hall, playing fields, health and community care, business and employment. The Parish Plan will form a blueprint for use by the Parish Council and evidence for bidding for funds in the future as well as an indicator for delivery of services from statutory servece providers e.g. councils.

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