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Local Plan Allocations

The Local Plan Allocations document is the second part of the Local Plan for Lichfield District and follows the Local Plan Strategy which was adopted in February 2015. The Local Plan Allocations document will be progressed to consider a range of issues and add further detail to the strategic policy within the adopted plan.

Local Plan Allocations Examination

The inspector appointed to conduct the Examination is Mike Fox BA(Hons) DIPTP MRTPI. The Programme Officer is Helen Wilson. Details of the examination will be updated on the examination website which is maintained by the Programme Officer and can be accessed using the link below:

Lichfield Local Plan Allocations examination

Hearing sessions which are part of the examination will open on Tuesday 4 September 2018 and are likely to last for two weeks. Further information is available on the guidance note which has been issues by the inspector.

Local Plan Allocations Guidance note from the Inspector

Local Plan Allocations Submission

On 15 May 2018 Lichfield District Council's Full Council resolved to submit the Local Plan Allocations document for examination. The Local Plan Allocations document was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate on 31 May 2018. The submission Local Plan Allocations document and its supporting documentation can be viewed below:

The District Council has produced a submission document list of those documents submitted alongside the Local Plan Allocations Document. This list will be updated as necessary.

Previous Local Plan Allocations consultations

Please note these stages of the consultation have closed. Please note that copies of all comments received will be made available for the public to view, including your name and therefore cannot be treated as confidential.  For more information on data protection please see the Privacy Notice.

Local Plan Allocations - focused changes consultation (2018)

Lichfield District Council undertook a second consultation on the Local Plan Allocations. The Local Plan Allocations - focused changes consultation (regulation 19) was held between 8 January and 19 February 2018. The Local Plan Allocations - focused changes document updates the version consulted upon between March and May 2017.

Local Plan Allocations focused changes downloads

All representations submitted to the consultation can be viewed via the consultation portal. A summary of the representations along with the Council's response is available below.

Local Plan Allocations - focused changes representation summary and response


Local Plan Allocations consultation (2017)

The first Draft Local Plan Allocations Consultation (regulation 19) held between March and May 2017 can still be viewed, but have been superseded.

All representations submitted to the first Draft Local Plan Allocations Consultation (Regulation 19) held between March - May 2017  can be viewed via the consultation portal. A summary of the representations along with the Council's response can be viewed below.


Local Plan Allocations open consultation (2016) 

The "Open consultation" Document (Regulation 18) held between August and October 2016 can be viewed by clicking here.

All representations submitted to the "open consultation" (Regulation 18)  held between August and October 2016 can be viewed by clicking here. The Councils response to these representations can be viewed by clicking here.


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