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What we do

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Planning Aid England offers planning advice and support to individuals and communities. We believe everyone should have the opportunity to get involved in planning their local area and provide people with the tools and knowledge to achieve this.

Our work is supported by over 500 dedicated and hard working volunteers who have a range of skills, interests and expertise. 

We offer five main services and types of support:

  • Free planning advice and guidance – website and advice line
  • Bespoke support for eligible individuals and communities
  • Outreach and capacity building
  • Neighbourhood Planning
  • Online resources and guides

*PLEASE NOTE* Details of changes to PAE services, which take effect from 1st August, can be accessed here.


For more information

If you have further questions about Planning Aid England services please take a look at our FAQs section.


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