Introduction to Planning

Suitable for new Councillors and Council Officers, this elearning module includes a range of activities to help you develop your knowledge of Parish and Town Councils.

Duration: 60 minutes
Price: Members £16 per learner
Non members £35 per learner

We will cover the following topics:

  • What is planning?
  • Role of the Parish Council
  • What is controlled by planning
  • Types of planning applications
  • Material & non-material planning considerations
  • The parish council recommendation
  • Planning conditions
  • Developer contributions

There will be a short assessment at the end of each section of the course to check your learning and understanding of the topic.

A certificate will be issued upon sucessful completion of the content and assessments.