Why is this necessary?
The role of officers and designers
will radically change in the near future as national and local planning
policies are progressing towards a more inclusive and open planning system,
with significantly increased community involvement and empowerment. Emerging
national policy will soon put community engagement at the heart of the planning
process, at all stages of design.
In preparation for this change,
Nottingham City Council has recently launched the Community Engagement Guide,
which states the city’s ambitious expectations regarding public involvement in
design and planning processes.
During this session, you will learn:
What is the design process
Why the various stages are necessary
How communities can work in sync with the