To allocate or Not to allocate-that is the question.
Allocating sites is one of the most powerful, but also controversial aspects of neighbourhood planning. The rewards can be considerable, allowing sustainable development to come forward to meet local need whilst also influencing the location, design and type of development.
Sites can be allocated for many different purposes for example employment, community facilities or housing. In order to ensure support from the community, it is vital that the site selection process is carried out in an open and transparent way, including consultation with the community.
Click on the images below for a step-by-step guide to housing site selection