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Definition: Neighbourhood Development Plan

"A 'neighbourhood development plan' is a plan which sets out policies (however expressed) in relation to the development and use of land in the whole or any part of a particular neighbourhood area specified in the plan."

s38A Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004

"A plan prepared by a Parish Council or Neighbourhood Forum for a particular neighbourhood area (made under the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004)

Annex 2: Glossary, National Planning Policy Framework, Department for Communities and Local Government, March 2012 

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