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

Submission of the Lancaster District Local Plan - Regulation 22

On 31 March 2022 the council submitted the Lancaster District Climate Emergency Review of the Local Plan 2020-2031 to the Secretary of State for independent examination in line with the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (2) - Regulation 22.  More details here.

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Development Plan Documents
Supplementary Planning Documents - comments are currently being considered, more details to follow

A  series of Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) have been drafted to help support applicants address the policies in the Climate Emergency Review of the Local Plan which was submitted to the Secretary of State for independent examination, more details here. The SPDs cover the topics of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, water management, sustainable building and renewable energy, green and blue infrastructure and sustainable travel. It is intended to progress the SPDs in tandem with the Climate Emergency Review of the Local Plan to enable early input and amendment where necessary to address responses and any amendments to the Climate Emergency Review of the Local Plan which the examiner may require. Following the review of comments made in the following conuslations, we will be further consualtion at Regulation 12 toward the end of this year.

Neighbourhood Plans
Completed projects
  • Aldcliffe with Stodday Neighbourhood Plan - This neighbourhood plan comes into force as part of the statutory development plan now it has been approved at referendum, view here

  • Meeting Housing Need Supplementary Planning Document Consultation - adopted 9 February 2022 - view here

  • Viability Protocol Supplementary Planning Document Consultation - adopted 14 March 2022 - view here

  • Canal Quarter Supplementary Planning Document Consultation -  adopted November 2021 - view here

  • Homes Strategy - adopted

  • Proposed Conservation Area - Slyne Road - adopted

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