Approaching Local Authorities - Top Tips


If you are having trouble finding a suitable site for your community growing group,  or if you have already found a site but are not sure who owns it,  then approaching your local authority is a good starting point as they often control or own disused land.  However, it can be daunting to approach such a big institution and hard to know where to start or even who to ask. The following top tips will help you get started.

There are two documents available to download below. The first has a series of tips and key things you need to know when approaching local authorities and the second gives guidance on which council department to approach regarding different types of land.

1. Approaching Local Authorities - top tips

2. Approaching Local Authorities - which department do you need?




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