This e-learning course, suitable for councillors, clerks and officers is designed to help broaden and develop your knowledge and understanding of the role of Parish, Town and Community Councils in relation to planning matters.
After completing the course, learners will be able to understand how the planning system works and the role of the town and parish council in relation to planning matters.
Topics covered include:
- Types of planning applications that exist
- What constitutes material and non-material considerations
- Recommendations the town or parish councils make
- Understanding of planning conditions and developer contributions