Local Plan Strategy

The Local Plan Strategy 2008-2029 was adopted by Full Council on Tuesday 17 February 2015. The Local Plan Strategy is the first part of the new Local Plan for Lichfield District and will be followed by the Local Plan Allocations document. The Local Plan Strategy replaces the saved policies of the 1998 Lichfield District Local Plan as set out at appendix J of the Local Plan Strategy.

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Local Plan Strategy Legal Challenge

Legal Challenge by IM Properties to the adoption of the Local Plan Strategy - the Judgment in this case has just been handed down, and Lichfield District Council has won on all grounds. Use the link below to view the judgement.

CO-803-2015 - IM Properties Developments Ltd v Lichfield District Council

Local Plan Strategy 2008-2029 Adoption

The Local Plan Strategy 2008-2029 was adopted by Full Council on Tuesday 17 February 2015. The Local Plan Strategy and supporting documents can be viewed using the links below:

The council received the Inspectors Final report on 16 January 2015. The report concluded that the Lichfield District Local Plan Strategy was legally compliant, and provides an appropriate basis to guide future development across the Lichfield District area until 2029, subject to a number of modifications being made to the plan. With these modifications the Lichfield District Local Plan Strategy 2008-2029 satisfies the requirements of Section 20 (5) of the 2004 Act and meets the criteria for soundness in the National Planning Policy Framework. In addition the council identified additional 'other' modifications that will also be incorporated into the adopted plan.

The Inspectors final report and appendix can be viewed using the link below:

Report on the Examination into the Lichfield District Local Plan: Strategy and Appendix

Schedule of Proposed 'Other' Modifications


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