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Chester Shot Tower development - Becca Nelson

Places to live that are good for people and nature

The places we live should provide us with access to everything we need for a good quality of life. It’s just common sense.

We’re working with local partners and urging the government to create well-designed, vibrant places that people want to live in – with the homes people need, great public transport links and easy access to work, leisure and nature.

We believe that a community voice in planning in the local area is essential.

If you would like to find out how to respond to a planning application, please download our 64-page guide below:

How to respond to Planning Applications

For a briefer but very useful overview of the process of responding to a planning application, visit the website of the Friends of the Peak District:

Influencing an Application