Local plan 2040

Lichfield District Council will consider whether to withdraw the proposed new local plan 2040 from examination in October.

The proposed withdrawal of the local plan 2040 will not affect the adopted local plan for the district which will remain in place and guide planning decisions.

Read latest news on the proposed withdrawal.

Latest on the new local plan

Prior to the propsals to withdraw the new local plan 2040, it was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate for examination in June 2022.

Prior to its submission it went through several stages of formal consultation with our communities, businesses and stakeholders.

The plan is with the examiner for consideration - visit our examination websection.