In this resource, you can find out about the different sorts of evidence you can gather to influence planning. Evidence can be both quantitative (facts and figures such as census data) as well as qualitative (e.g. opinions given in consultation responses).
Using evidence wisely means that you can show that what you’re proposing has been informed by the participation of the local community and others with an interest in the area.
This guide was written by Planning Aid England for those participating in the Neighbourhood Planning programme, but we think anyone with an interest in Planning could use this well. If you’re interested in Neighbourhood Planning, take a look at the grants and support over on the My Community website, or if you have any questions just ask the My Community Network over in our forum.
Source: Planning Aid England