The Colwich Neighbourhood Plan was made/adopted on 22 November 2016 following the Referendum held on 15 September 2016.
The question asked in the Referendum was:-
"Do you want Stafford Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Colwich Parish to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"
Turnout Figure - 29.19%
|The total number of ballot papers counted was||1047|
|The number of votes cast in favour of YES was||976|
|The number of votes cast in favour of NO was||69|
|The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows:|
|(a) No official mark||0|
|(b) Voting for both answers to the question asked||1|
|(c) Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified||0|
|(d) Unmarked or void for uncertainty||1|
The Referendum area is identified on the Colwich Parish boundary map (pdf 656kb).
Subject to the Referendum result the latest version of the Colwich Neighbourhood Plan is available here (pdf 2.6mb)
The Referendum area is identical to the area which has been designated as the Colwich Neighbourhood area.
A person is entitled to vote in the Referendum if on 30 August 2016
The Referendum expenses limit that will apply in relation to the Referendum is £2,580. The number of persons entitled to vote in the Referendum by reference to which that limit has been calculated is 3,702.
The Referendum will be conducted in accordance with procedures which are similar to those used at local government elections.
Paper copies of the specified documents are also available to view at:-
The specified documents are:-