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 was adopted by the Council on 31 January 2017
  • As of 31 March 2019 the Council says it has a total supply of 6.83 year's housing land supply
  • The Council’s CIL is not yet in force but the Council is intending to adopt CIL. It is currently at the Draft Charging stage.

East Staffordshire Borough Council:

  • The Local Plan was adopted on 15 October 2015, and covers the period up to 2031
  • As of 31 March 2019 the Council says it has at least a 6.33 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 adopted on 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
  • As of 31 March 2018 Newcastle-Under-Lyme Borough Council says it has a 5.45 year housing land supply
  • As of 1 April 2018 Stoke-On-Trent City Council says it has a 5 year housing land supply
  • Work on CIL has been suspended by both Councils, due to the new joint local plan

Cannock Chase District Council:

  • A Local Plan Review is currently underway for the production of the new Local Plan
  • As of 1 April 2019 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 2019 the Council says it has a 1.7 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
  • The Local Plan Allocations 2008-2029 was adopted by full council on 16 July 2019
  • As of 1 April 2019 the Council says it has a 7.2 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 South Staffordshire Site Allocation Document (SAD) was adopted on 11 September 2018
  • As of 1 April 2019 the Council says it has a 5.75 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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