Skip to content

Supplementary planning documents

This page contains information on our supplementary planning documents (SPDs) including the current adopted SPDs and a number of recently withdrawn SPDs.

Appendix A of the Sustainable Design Supplementary Planning Document

We are currently consulting on changes to the Sustainable Design Supplementary Planning Document, which seeks to provide guidance on how sustainable development can be achieved through new development. The changes relate to Appendix A which sets out the space and amenity standards for development within the district. The consultation is running from 2 January to 1 February 2019.

You can find out more information and submit your comments on the changes to the Sustainable Design Supplementary Planning Document on our consultation portal. 

Adopted SPDs:

We have produced an SPD for Rugeley power station, which was adopted on the 20 February 2018.

We have produced an SPD for the Biodiversity and development, which was adopted on the 17 May 2016.

We have produced an SPD for the Developer contributions, which was adopted on the 17 May 2016.

We have produced an SPD for the trees, landscaping and development, which was adopted on the 17 May 2016.

Other adopted SPDs:

Statement of community involvement:

We have produced a statement of community involvement, which was adopted on the 17 May 2016.

Withdrawn SPDs:

We have recently withdrawn a number of SPDs:

  • trees and development
  • planning obligations, including allocation of funding procedures
  • open space, sport and recreation assessment paper and annex maps
  • residential design guide 2015
  • statement of community involvement 2006

View our withdrawal statements.

More on Supplementary planning documents


Services A - ZSee all services
Get in touch or visit...

Our location and travel details >>

Phone our contact centre: 01543 308 000
District Council House, Frog Lane, Lichfield, Staffs, WS13 6YY

If you need to contact a team direct, please visit our contacts page for team phone numbers and email addresses.

Opening times

Our main reception at Frog Lane in Lichfield is open Monday - Friday, 8.45am - 5.15pm. Our phone lines close at 5pm.