Planning policy consultations

Have Your Say

Have Your Say

Have your say!

Open Consultations

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Development Plan - ends 5pm on 14 December 2017

Together with South Lakeland District Council, we are preparing a dedicated Development Plan Document (DPD) for the whole of the AONB. The DPD will form part of both Councils' Local Plans. It will identify sites for new housing and employment to contribute towards meeting local needs and will set out planning policies to ensure that development reflects the AONB designation. 

To make a representation or find out more click here


Lancaster Open Space Survey - ends 4 December 2017

The Council is working to better understand green space provision across the area and have commissioned Knight, Kavanagh & Page to carrying out an assessment of green space provision across the Lancaster and Morecambe area. The study will examine the quality, distribution and role of green spaces. The assessment will serve as a key evidence base that will inform future strategic planning and decision-making processes for green space. The results of this survey will be used as part of the study.  Comment here.


Arkholme Neighbourhood Plan Application - ends 5 December 2017

Arkholme-with-Cawood Parish Council have applied to Lancaster City Council for Designation of a Neighbourhood Plan Area.

To view the application, boundary map and provide comments, please visit our Neighbourhood Planning web page.


Closed Consultations

Strategic Housing & Employment Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA) Methodology Consultation Comments will now be reviewed and the Methodology updated.  The Strategic Housing & Employment Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA) will take place during Autumn/Winter 2017
Sustainable Settlement Review Draft Methodology The comments have been reviewed and the methodology updated, view here  
Household Survey 2017 Feedback from the survey will be summarised in a Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) 2017 Report and Arc4's recommendations will help to inform the council's Local Plan and in making decisions on future planning applications for new homes. This will also be used up date the Lancaster City Council's Housing Strategy 
Consultation on a Draft Methodology Heritage Impact Assessment for Site Allocations in the Local Plan The comments have been reviewed and the methodology updated, view here

Get involved

To receive email updates on upcoming consultations, local plan documents and other planning policy matters, please join our mailing list


Consultation on the new Local Plan


See also

Last updated: 17 November 2017