Elford neighbourhood plan

The Elford neighbourhood plan was made on 15 January 2019. The neighbourhood plan now forms part of the development plan within the district.

The Elford neighbourhood plan is supplemented by a number of supporting documents:

The Elford neighbourhood plan was adopted following a successful referendum, on 15 January 2019 our cabinet agreed to make the Elford neighbourhood plan, which now forms a part of the development plan for Lichfield District. As required by the neighbourhood planning regulations, a decision statement on the 'making' of the plan has been published.

The referendum for the Elford neighbourhood plan took place on 29 November 2018 and local residents voted in favour of the neighbourhood plan:

  • 75.9% voted in favour
  • 24.1% voted against
  • 31.7% turnout

The neighbourhood plan was independently examined in 2018 and the examiner recommended that subject to some modifications the plan should proceed to referendum. We agreed with the examiner’s report and voted to progress the plan to referendum at the cabinet meeting on 9 October 2018. The neighbourhood plan background documents are available via the links below: