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Open Consultations

There are currently no planning and housing policy consultations taking place.


Closed Consultations

Local Plan Consultation Report: Addendum to Appendix 2, (Map Book)

This consultation is now closed. The evidenced background information will be considered, and where appropriate, used to inform the Strategic Housing and Employment Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA). An updated Map Book will be published with any factual inaccuracies.  

Strategic Housing & Employment Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA) Methodology Consultation

This consultation is now closed.  The comments will now be reviewed and the methodology will be updated, where necessary. A final methodology will be published in October 2017 and the review will take place during Autumn/Winter 2017.  

Local Plan Development Plan Documents (Strategic Policies & Land Allocation DPD / Development Management DPD)

The 'Developing a Local Plan for Lancaster District' consultation (preferred options stage) ended on 24 March 2017. The outcomes of the consultation, sustainability assessment and other evidence will be used by officers to inform and complete the preparation of the Local Plan for the Lancaster District. Responses have been summarised by policy and theme and an officer response has been provided to the issues raised.

Sustainable Settlement Review Draft Methodology

This consultation has now closed. The comments will now be reviewed and the methodology will be updated, where necessary. A final methodology will be published in October 2017 and the review will take place during Autumn/Winter 2017.  

Arnside and Silverdale AONB Development Plan

This consultation has now closed. Comments received on the three suggested sites will now be considered and help to inform the final version of the plan, which is due for publication in October 2017.

Draft Affordable Housing Practice Note /  Fixed Transfer Values for Affordable Housing

This consultation has now closed. The comments will now be reviewed and help inform the final versions of these documents.

Household Survey 2017

This consultation has now closed. Feedback from the survey will be summarised in a Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) 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

This consultation has now closed. The final methodology (PDF, 422KB) has been updated to reflect the comments made (PDF, 240KB).

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Consultation on the new Local Plan


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Last updated: 18 September 2017