Planning policy consultations

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Local Plan 2011-2031

Publication Stage

Lancaster City Council published its Strategic Policies and Land Allocations Development Plan Document (DPD) and Development Management DPD.  The period for making representations closed at 5pm on Friday 6 April 2018.  More details....

Arnside & Silverdale AONB DPD Submission Stage

On Wednesday 28 February 2018, jointly with South Lakeland District Council, we submitted the Arnside & Silverdale AONB DPD to the Secretary of State (Planning Inspectorate) for Examination. More details....

Closed Consultations


Details - Next Steps

Employment and Skills Plans SPD

Consultation responses are currently being considered.

These plans seek to encourage and deliver more training opportunities and apprenticeships for local people through new development.

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 have been reviewed and the Methodology updated.  The Interim Strategic Housing & Employment Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA) was published on the website February 2018.  Both documents can be found here
Sustainable Settlement Review Draft Methodology The comments have been reviewed and the methodology updated.  The Interim Sustainable Settlement Review was published on the website February 2018. Both documents can be found here
Household Survey 2017 Feedback from the survey was  summarised in the 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.   The SHMA can be found here

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Last updated: 09 April 2018