In a referendum on whether Herefordshire District Council should use the Weston Beggard neighbourhood plan there was a 91% vote in favour of using the plan. The referendum was held on 3 November 2016 and had a turnout of 44%.
The Examiner's report on the Weston Beggard neighbourhood plan was issued to Herefordshire District Council on 5 August 2016. The Examiner found that provided modifications were made the plan could proceed to a referendum.
Weston Beggard Parish Council had submitted their draft neighbourhood plan to Herefordshire District Council who publicised the plan for a consultation that took place between 16 March 2016 and 27 April 2016.
Weston Beggard Parish Council had published their pre-submission draft neighbourhood plan for a consultation that took place between 14 December 2015 and 31 January 2016.
The application from Weston Beggard Parish Council to be the designated body to produce the neighbourhood development plan was approved by Herefordshire District Council on 29 August 2014.