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Staffordshire

Stafford Borough Council

  • The Plan for Stafford Borough (adopted on 19 June 2014) is the current Development Plan, and covers the period up to 2031
  • The Plan for Stafford Borough Part 2, which sets settlement boundaries for Stafford, Stone and the Key Service Villages, has been fully consulted upon and will be presented for review by an independent Inspector in due course.
  • As of March 2015 the Council says it has at least a 6.84 year housing land supply
  • The Council’s CIL is not yet in force and is currently at the Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule stage

East Staffordshire Borough Council

  • The Local Plan was adopted on 15 October 2015, and covers the period up to 2031
  • As of September 2015 the Council says it has a 5.45 year housing land supply
  • No CIL is currently yet in place, although it is under consideration

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council and Stoke on Trent City Council

  • The Newcastle-under-Lyme and Stoke-on-Trent Core Spatial Strategy was adoptedon 28 October 2009. Saved policies of the Newcastle-under-Lyme Local Plan 2011 are also in place
  • A new Joint Local Plan for Newcastle-under-Lyme and the City of Stoke-on-Trent is being prepared and expected to be adopted in 2018
  • As of October 2015the Council says it has a 1.90 year housing land supply
  • Work on CIL has been suspended by both Councils, due to the new joint local plan

Cannock Chase District Council

  • The Local Plan 2014 (Part 1) was adopted on 11 June 2014
  • Local Plan (Part 2) will contain Site Specific Allocations and is expected in February 2017
  • As of September 2015 the Council says it has a 6.6 year housing land supply
  • A CIL charging schedule was introduced on 1 June 2015

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council

  • The Core Strategy was adopted on 26 March 2014
  • The Council is consulting on preferred options as part of its new Local Plan
  • As of March 2015 the Council says it has a 1.84 year housing land supply
  • A CIL viability study has been undertaken but no decision has been made on whether to implement CIL

Lichfield District Council

  • The Local Plan Strategy covering the period to 2029 was adopted on 17 February 2015
  • Work on the Local Plan Allocations document has commenced with the ‘Call for Sites’
  • As of March 2015 the Council says it has a 5.76 year housing land supply
  • The CIL Charging Schedule came into effect on 13 June 2016

South Staffordshire Council

  • The Core Strategy was adopted on 11 December 2012 and covers the period up to 2028
  • The Site Allocations document is not yet in force, and the preferred site options have recently been consulted upon
  • As of March 2015 the Council says it has a 6.16 year housing land supply
  • The Council does not have a CIL charging schedule, however potential options for a CIL are currently being considered

Beneath the primary policy framework, each Council has a series of Supplementary Planning Policies and many communities have developed or are working on Neighbourhood Plans, all of which will affect the way that the Council makes decisions about development in your area.


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