Development Management DPD

Lancaster City Council adopted the Development Management Development Plan Document (DPD) on 17th December 2014. This sets out a series of generic planning policies which will be used by us to determine planning applications, the DPD contains policies relating to economic, environmental and social matters. This document now forms a key part of the new Local Plan for Lancaster District 2011 – 2031. 

Get involved & Next Steps

The Development Management DPD and the Strategic Policies and Land Allocations DPD have been submitted to the Secretary of State for independent examination.

For more information, please visit the Local Plan Submission web page.

If you would like to stay up to date with the Local Plan progress and future planning policy updates, please join our Planning Policy Consultation List.  

Last updated: 29 May 2018