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Guidance and support for neighbourhood planning

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6. Background evidence

It is essential to create a robust evidence base in order to better understand your Neighbourhood Area and the various issues and challenges that exist. There are various tools you can use to create this evidence base, these include:

We can provide Ordnance Survey maps for use in Neighbourhood Plans if the parish/town council signs up to a Public Sector Mapping Agreement (PSMA).

Sign up form: Ordnance Survey Public Sector Mapping Agreement (PSMA) 

Once this been done and a PSMA license number received, the council's GIS officer will be happy to supply the data in the required format.