This section provides guidance to help you undertake effective and inclusive consultation. It also provides guidance on collecting and interpreting evidence and gives details of specific sources of evidence related to particular topics or areas. 

Keeping it Simple - A guide to keeping your Neighbourhood Plan simple, short and straightforward.

Town and Country Planning Association - Your place, your plan - Guidance on producing a Neighbourhood Plan from the Town and Country Planning Association

CPRE - How to shape where you live: a guide to neighbourhood planning - Guidance on producing a Neighbourhood Plan from the National Association of Local Councils and the Council for the Protection of Rural England

Letter from Devon County Council Historic Environment team - Initial guidance from the County Council's Historic Environment team, with links to sources of information about the historic environment.

English Heritage guidance on neighbourhood plans - Guidance on planning for the historic environment and heritage assets.

Woodland Trust: Neighbourhood planning - Woodland Trust advice on planning for nature.

East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Neighbourhood Plan guidance notes - sources of information relating to landscape character and the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Frequently asked questions relating to neighbourhood plans