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Planning explained

PAE style infoWhat is planning? How does the planning system work? What does all that planning jargon mean?

We understand that the planning system can be confusing at times. Our resources aim to explain it in a way that people can understand:

Planning Aid Direct

Our Planning Aid Direct web resource is free to use and provides:

  • Answers to questions people often ask about planning
  • Clear, simple explanations of how the planning system works
  • A jargon buster of easy to understand definitions of planning terms
  • Signposting on where to go next

Online resources

How do we plan our world?

Watch this short clip introducing what planning is all about.