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Longdon Neighbourhood Plan


The indpendent examination of the Longdon Neighbourhood Plan was undertaken by Mr John Slater BA (Hons) DMS MRTPI. The examination concluded in May 2018 and the examiners final report can be viewed below.

Longdon neighbourhood plan indpendent examiners report

During the examination the examiner issued a set of questions to the Qualifying Body (Longdon Parish Council) and Lichfield District Council through the note 'Questions from the Independent Examiner'. The questions and responses from both Lichfield District Council and Longdon Parish Council can be viewed using the link below:

Questions from the Indpendent Examiner (22 March 2018)

Questions from the Independent Examiner - Lichfield District Council response (4 April 2018)

Questions from the Independent Examiner - Longdon Parish Council response (4 April 2018)

Submission Longdon neighbourhood plan

Longdon Parish Council have now submitted the Longdon Neighbourhood Plan to the District Council. In accordance with section 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 Lichfield District Council will now consult on the neighbourhood plan. The consultation closed on Friday 9 March 2018.

The Longdon Neighbourhood Plan is split into the following documents:

Submission Longdon neighbourhood plan downloads

If you wish to be informed of the Council's decision on the neighbourhood plan proposal then please state this within your representation or tick the appropriate box on the representation form.

It is the responsibility of the District Council to collate all the representations and pass them onto the independent examiner, who will look at them and the plan documents when assessing whether the plan meets the basic conditions and can therefore proceed to referendum.

Pre-submission consultation

Longdon Parish Council have published their draft neighbourhood plan and recently undertook the six week pre-submission consultation required by the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. The consultation closed on Sunday 21 August 2016. The document and more information can be viewed on the Parish Council website via the following link;

Longdon Parish Council - Neighbourhood Plan

Neighbourhood area designation

Lichfield District Council has received an application from Longdon Parish Council to designate the parish of Longdon as Neighbourhood Area. The Longdon Neighbourhood Area has been designated having been approved 9 July 2013 (The Relevant Body making the application is Longdon Parish Council).

Neighbourhood area designation downloads

You can view the representations made to the area designation consultation by using the District Council's Consultation Centre -  Click here for the Consultation Centre

SEA & HRA screening report

Longdon Parish Council requested Lichfield District Council undertake a screening process of the draft Neighbourhood Plan to determine the need for Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Habitat Regulations Assessment (HRA). The report can be viewed via the link below:

Longdon neighbourhood plan SEA & HRA screening report (2018)

Longdon neighbourhood plan SEA & HRA screening report (2015)

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