The Wellington Heath Neighbourhood Development Plan WHNDP v14.04 is at an advanced stage and should be taken into account in planning applications. The referendum will be held on Thursday 13 September 2018.
The NDP becomes a material planning consideration at Regulation 16 stage, although it does not become formal policy until it is supported at referendum and is adopted by Herefordshire Council which is expected to be in 2018.
The dedicated web site for the NDP is https://sites.google.com/site/whnpwg/
The status of the NDP can also be found on the Herefordshire Council web site https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/directory_record/3113/wellington_heath_neighbourhood_development_plan