Localism Act 2011

The Localism Act (2011) sets out some of the Government's key reforms which are intended to give local councils, communities and individuals more control and freedom over the range of services that they receive.

These pages provide information about the different parts of the Act and what steps the Council are taking.

The Department for Communities and Local Government has produced a guide to the Localism Act (2011) which explains some of the key aspects of the Act.

Community Right to Bid

Community Right to Challenge

Neighbourhood Planning

Community Right to Build


Legal & Democratic Services

Telephone: 01902 696147

Email: Dem&RegAdmin@sstaffs.gov.uk

Other pages in the section

Community Asset Register

In this section, find out more about assets of community value. As part of the Localism Act local authorities are requir

Community Right to Bid

In this section, find out more about Localism Act including the community right to bid process, the community asset regi

Community Right to Bid Process

In this section, find out more about the asset register and the community right to bid process.

Community Right to Build

In this section, find out more about The Community Right to Build which allows communities to choose where and when to b

Community Right to Challenge

In this section, find out more about Community Right to Challenge which allows parish councils and voluntary community g

Neighbourhood Planning

In this section, find out more about Neighbourhood Planning, Neighbourhood Planning is part of the Localism Act and will

Nominate an Asset of Community Value

A Parish Council or community organisation may nominate an asset by using our online nomination form.


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