Online and telephone payments will be unavailable from 1pm Monday 20 November to 12pm Tuesday 21 November due to an essential system upgrade.

Environmental studies

We are continuing to update the evidence that informs preparation of the local plan.

Flood risk assessment

Flood risk assessment plays a part in making the local plan. The Strategic Flood Risk Assessment 2017 is used alongside the Environment Agency information on flood risk.  Please refer to the Environment Agency for the most up to date information.  

Green Belt Review

Lancaster City Council has prepared a review of the North Lancashire Green Belt in order to inform the preparation of the local development plan for the district. The purpose of this Green Belt Review is to provide an objective and impartial appraisal of the North Lancashire Green Belt against national Green Belt policy, in particular the five purposes of the Green Belt as defined in the National Planning Policy Framework.

APPENDIX A - North Lancashire Green Belt Local Plan (1991) (PDF, 1.6MB) APPENDIX B - Green Belt Review Methodology Consultation Report (PDF, 410KB) APPENDIX C - Historic England Response to Methodology (PDF, 908KB) APPENDIX D - ARUP Review of Green Belt Review Methodology (PDF, 291KB)
APPENDIX E - General Parcel Assessment (BLS, CARN & HALT) (PDF, 2.2MB) APPENDIX F - General Parcel Assessment (LAN, MORE & SWH) (PDF, 1.6MB) APPENDIX G - General Parcel Assessment Summary Document (PDF, 914KB) APPENDIX H - ARUP Review of Sample General Parcel Assessment (PDF, 2.1MB)
Green Belt Review - General Parcel Map (PDF, 18.9MB) APPENDIX I - Strategic Parcel Assessment (PDF, 1.3MB) APPENDIX J - Strategic Parcel Assessment Summary Document (PDF, 484KB) Green Belt Strategic Parcel Map (PDF, 18.7MB)

Local Green Space


Landscape assessments

The following two reports are a summary of the landscape assessment completed by Arcadis in March 2016.

Other landscape assessments:


Preliminary Ecological Appraisals

Dolphinholme & Appendix 1 - 3 (PDF, 10.9MB)

East Lancaster (East of M6) & Appendix 1 (PDF, 10MB)/ Appendix 2 & 3 (PDF, 14.1MB)

East Lancaster (West of M6) & Appendix 1 (PDF, 10.7MB)/ Appendix 2 & 3 (PDF, 14.1MB)

North Lancaster & Appendix 1 (PDF, 12.3MB) / Appendix 2 & 3 (PDF, 15.5MB)

Torrisholme & Appendix 1 (PDF, 8.9MB) / Appendix 2 & 3 (PDF, 8.4MB)

Slyne-with- Hest & Appendix 1 (PDF, 7.6MB) / Appendix 2 & 3 (PDF, 8.3MB)

South Carnforth & Appendix 1 (PDF, 11.2MB) / Appendix 2 & 3 (PDF, 9.3MB)

South Lancaster & Appendix 1 (PDF, 10.9MB) / Appendix 2 & 3 (PDF, 13.7MB)


Heritage studies

More studies

 


See also

Last updated: 17 November 2017