2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Does the council include a policy in the Local Plan to create 15/20 minute neighbourhoods?

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Planning & Land Use
Sustainable Neighbourhoods
Volunteer Research
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Points awarded if the Local Plan includes a policy to create 15/20 minute neighbourhoods. To meet the criteria the policy would have to include a definition of what a 15/20 minute community including:
- What key services would be required within 15/20 minutes of new homes.
- How it will be measured, for example 15 minutes by bike, walking, bus. As the crow flies distances will not meet the criteria.

If an authority has defined a specific zone where 15/20 minute neighbourhood policy principles would apply like the main town in a rural area then this would get the mark.


Synonyms for 15/20 minute neighbourhoods include: Healthy Streets Approach, Complete Neighbourhoods, Complete Communities.

This policy must be found in the Local Plan, Corporate Plan or an Area Action Plan.

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