Burntwood neighbourhood plan

Burntwood town council are in the process of preparing a neighbourhood plan for their area. This page provides the latest information in terms of their progress.

Neighbourhood plan examination

The Burntwood neighbourhood plan was independently examined between late 2019 and early 2020.The examiner's report was received on 21st February 2020.

On 29 May 2020, the Council via delegated authority agreed to proceed to referendum on the draft Burntwood neighbourhood plan. As required by the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations a decision statement has been published.

Burntwood neighbourhood plan decision statement

Given the ongoing Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation the government has introduced new regulations and guidance in relation to neighbourhood planning. This has postponed all referendums scheduled or to be undertaken until after 5 May 2021 or until a time that such regulations change in response to the ongoing Covid-19 situation. A referendum version of the neighbourhood plan which incorporates the recommendations of the decision statement has been prepared. Further information in relation to the referendum will be provided as soon as is possible.

Burntwood neighbourhood plan referendum version

Submission neighbourhood plan and consultation

Burntwood town council have now submitted the Burntwood neighbourhood plan to Lichfield District Council. In accordance with regulation 16 of the neighbourhood planning regulations the district council will now consult on the Burntwood neighbourhood plan for a six week period. The consultation ran from Friday 9 August 2019 to Friday 20 September 2019. The neighbourhood plan and its associated documents can be viewed below:

You can make representations to the consultation via our consultation portal or in writing to:

When making representations please use the representation form which can be downloaded below:

Pre-submission consultation

Burntwood Town Council published their draft neighbourhood plan and undertook a six week consultation between 20 April to 4 June 2018.

Neighbourhood area designation

The Burntwood neighbourhood area has been designated having been approved 8 April 2014 (the relevant body making the application is Burntwood Town Council).

Access the consultation portal to view comments on the proposed neighbourhood area designation.

SEA & HRA screening report

Burntwood Town Council requested that we undertake a screening process of the draft neighbourhood plan to determine the need for strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and habitat regulations assessment (HRA).

Burntwood strategic environmental assessment and habitat regulations assessment screening report 2018

Burntwood strategic environmental assessment and habitat regulations assessment screening report 2017