Issue details

Local Plan 2040 - Submission and Local Development Scheme update


To approve the submission of the Local Plan 2040, updated Local Development Scheme and associated regulatory required appendices and supporting evidence base together with the  responses to the publication version of the Local Plan 2040 to the Planning Inspectorate.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/09/2021

Decision due: 10 May 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Economic Growth and Development

Lead director: Head of Economic Growth

Contact: Stephen Stray, Senior Policy Officer - Temporary Email:

Consultation process


The publication version of the Local Plan 2040 was reported to Economic Growth, Environment and Development Overview & Scrutiny in January 2021, prior to Cabinet’s consideration on 9th February 2021. A briefing paper on the results of the Regulation 19 consultation held in July – August 2021 was reported to Strategic O&S in November 2021.


Documents Available: Scope Issues & Options Local Plan review consultation April 2018; Preferred Options & Policy Directions Local Plan review January 2019; Preferred Options Local Plan Review November 2019; Local Plan 2040 Publication (Reg 19 Consultation; Evidence base on the Lichfield District Council website considered by Local Plan sub group


Agenda items


  • Lichfield Local Plan Review - Publication version (Regulation 19) – Report on consultation responses