Herefordshire District Council decided to make the Bartestree and Lugwardine neighbourhood plan part of its local development plan on 1 December 2016. The plan will inform development in the Parish up to 2031.
In a referendum on whether Herefordshire District Council should use the Bartestree and Lugwardine neighbourhood plan their was a 96.2% vote in favour of using the plan. The referendum was held on 3 November 2016 and had a turnout of 28.5%.
The Examiner's report on the Bartestree with Lugwardine neighbourhood plan was issued to Herefordshire District Council on 17 August 2016. The Examiner found that provided modifications were made the plan could proceed to a referendum.
Bartestree with Lugwardine Parish Council had submitted their draft neighbourhood plan to Herefordshire District Council who publicised the plan for a consultation that ran between 22 March 2016 and 3 May 2016.
Bartestree with Lugwardine Parish Council had published their pre-submission draft neighbourhood plan for a previous round of consultation that took place between 22 March 2016 and 3 May 2016.
The application from Bartestree with Lugwardine Parish Council to be the designated body to produce the neighbourhood development plan was approved by Herefordshire District Council on 6 September 2016.