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Neighbouring authority

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By Admin / Updated: 12 Nov 2015

Definition – In the context of SUMP development and implementation, a neighbouring authorityinfo-icon refers to another borough, city, district or county authorityinfo-icon located within the functioning areainfo-icon of the central city that is leading SUMP preparation.

Relevance to SUMP – An important aspect of the SUMP concept is that the geographical area of the plan should reflect the pattern of journeys routinely made by people, as opposed to administrative boundaries. The SUMP should therefore be developed for the functioning city, involving neighbouring authorities through the process of horizontal/territorial integrationinfo-icon.

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