Neighbourhood planning

Neighbourhood planning encompasses a series of powers introduced by the Localism Act 2011. Neighbourhood planning gives communities the opportunity to plan their local area by deciding how it should grow, where development should go and what it should look like.

Find out about neighbourhood planning

The borough of Guildford has ten designated neighbourhood area and four adopted neighbourhood plans.

Albury

We designated the Albury Neighbourhood Area on 22 February 2017.

Burpham

The Burpham Neighbourhood Plan was adopted on 12 April 2016.

East Horsley

The East Horsley Neighbourhood Plan was adopted on 24 July 2018.

Effingham

The Effingham Neighbourhood Plan was adopted on 10 April 2018.

Lovelace

A referendum on the Lovelace Neighbourhood Plan was held on 6 May 2021

Puttenham

A referendum on the Puttenham Neighbourhood Plan was held on 6 May 2021.

Seale and Sands

We designated the Seale and Sands Neighbourhood Area on 24 May 2016.

Send

A referendum on the Send Neighbourhood Plan was held on 6 May 2021.

West Clandon

We designated the West Clandon Neighbourhood Area on 18 March 2019.

West Horsley

The West Horsley Neighbourhood Plan was adopted on 4 December 2018.