Planning policy consultations

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Have Your Say

Local Plan 2011-2031

Publication Stage

Lancaster City Council has published its Strategic Policies and Land Allocations Development Plan Document (DPD) and Development Management DPD and invites you to make representations on these documents. The period for making representations closes at 5pm on Friday 6 April 2018.  More details here

Closed Consultations


Details - Next Steps

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Development Plan The representation period on the AONB DPD is now closed. We will be working to upload responses made by email and letter over the coming days and will endeavour to have all responses available to view online. All responses made online are already available to view. In the New Year, we will begin reviewing all the responses made and begin work towards the submission of the DPD.  More information can be found here
Lancaster Open Space Study

Comments will be reviewed by Knight, Kavanagh & Page and used to  inform an assessment of green space provision across the Lancaster District. The Open Space Study will examine the quality, distribution and role of green spaces and will replace 'PPG17 Study Open Space, Sport and Recreation Facilities'. This will provide a key evidence base to inform future strategic planning and decision-making processes for green space.

Arkholme Neighbourhood Plan Designation Area Application

9 consultation responses have been received from a number of organisations. There were no objections, however, a range of useful guidance and information has been provided. The Council will now make a decision on the application.    

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

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Last updated: 13 February 2018