Charnwood Borough Council decided to make the Thurcaston and Cropston neighbourhood plan part of its local development framework 15 December 2016. The plan will inform development in the Parish up to 2028.
In a referendum on whether Charnwood Borough Council should use the Thurcaston and Cropston neighbourhood plan there was a 96.5% vote in favour of using the plan. The referendum was held on 24 November 2016.
The Examiner's report on the Thurcaston and Cropston neighbourhood plan was issued to Charnwood Borough Council in August 2016. The Examiner found that provided modifications were made the plan could proceed to a referendum.
Thurston and Cropston Parish Council had submitted their draft neighbourhood planto Charnwood Borough Council who had publicised the plan for a consultation that took place between 15 June 2016 and 27 July 2016.
Thurston and Cropston Parish Council had published their pre-submission draft neighbourhood plan for a previous round of consultation that took place during 11 January 2016 and 21 February 2016.
The application from Thurston and Cropston Parish Council to be the designated body to produce the neighbourhood development plan was approved by Charnwood Borough Council on 9 May 2014.