Planning authorities in Wales deal with hundreds of planning applications every year. Community and Town Councils are asked to give a local view on each one.
This course is designed to assist Community and Town Councils respond more effectively to planning applications in their area.
The course covers:
o A brief overview of planning
o How planning applications are decided
o How to get the information you need
o Material considerations – what they are and why they matter
o The importance of making links with LDP policies
o How to make your comments on applications more effective
The course runs for 2.5 hours and is fully interactive with opportunities for questions and answers throughout.
What do people say about our training ?
"I am much better informed about the general process, both national and local."
"I had little knowledge of the planning process but now I feel more confident."
"Informative and enjoyable."
"Excellent exploration of system."
"It was useful to look from a different perspective - not solely on planning applications."
"I now have a better appreciation of general planning and am inspired to look forward."