Stroud District Council decided to make the Stroud Town neighbourhood plan part of their local development framework on 27 October 2016. The plan will inform planning decisions in the Town up to 2035.
In a referendum on whether Stroud District Council should use the Stroud Town neighbourhood plan there was a 90.9% vote in favour of using the plan. The referendum was held on 18 August 2016 and had a turnout of 13.0%.
The Examiner's report on the Stroud Town neighbourhood plan was issued to Stroud District Council on 8 April 2016. The Examiner recommended that provided modifications were made the plan could proceed to a referendum.
Stroud Town Council had submitted their draft neighbourhood plan to Stroud District Council who publicised the plan for a consultation that took place between 16 December 2015 and 3 February 2016.
Stroud Town Council had published their pre-submission draft neighbourhood plan for a previous round of consultation that took place between 3 October 2015 and 14 November 2015.
The application from Stroud Town Council to be the designated body to produce the neighbourhood development plan was approved by Stroud District Council on 18 July 2014.