Locality, on behalf of the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government, provide a major resource for groups with advice on funding and key topics through their neighbourhood planning website.

Campaign for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE) has producing a guide, How to Shape Where You Live, which sets out the steps involved in producing a neighbourhood plan.

The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 set out how neighbourhood plans have to be prepared.

The Localism Act is the legislation which enables neighbourhood plans to be produced.

The Plain English Guide to the Localism Act.

A Simple Guide for Ward Councillors.

Planning Aid has a website dedicated to Neighbourhood Planning to support people and communities who are using new powers under the Localism Act 2011 to create neighbourhood plans.

The Woodland Trust has written guidelines on how to incorporate woods and trees into your Neighbourhood Plan.

Historic England has produced some useful guidance on how to incorporate heritage into your Neighbourhood Plan.

The Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has produced a 'Traffic in Villages' toolkit.

Parishes active in Neighbourhood Planning can be viewed by visiting the Neighbourhood Planning Interactive Map.

Please note that East Devon District Council cannot accept responsibility for the content of external websites.