Planning policy consultations

Our current and previous consultations, and how you can get involved

Green Infrastructure Strategy Consultation

Lancaster City Council are deveoping a Green Infrastructure Strategy to help to identify the green space and water based projects going on across the district. Examples include the creation of a new community garden, a tree or meadow planning project, a natural flood management or a sustainable drainage scheme. 

A short online survey has been sent directly to relevant local groups, government organisations, parish councillors and developers. The consultation will run for 8 weeks until 1st July 2020. 

Please let us know if you are a relevant local group and have not received the survey by emailing us at planningpolicy@lancaster.gov.uk 


Examination of the Local Plan

In accordance with regulation 22 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (As Amended) Lancaster City Council submitted the Strategic Policies and Land Allocation Development Plan Document (DPD) and the Development Management DPD to the Secretary of State (Planning Inspectorate) on 15 May 2018 for examination.

We published the proposed main modifications to the Local Plan, submitted to the secretary of state in May 2018, which are currently under examination. An eight-week consultation took place in 2019 and the resulting representations on the soundness of the plan have now been sent to the planning inspector. 


Ongoing call for gypsy and traveller sites

You can submit a potential site for consideration then background information on the call for sites.

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