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  • Cumbria Design Guide - Consultation

    The updated version of the Cumbria Design Guide will replace the current version which has been in place since 1997 and is used to guide the County Council’s responses to planning applications in its role as Local Highway Authority. Key changes in the Design Guide are:- Ensuring... More
    Opened 1 day ago
  • Development Management Policies DPD: Pre-publication Consultation

    South Lakeland District Council is currently preparing a Development Management Policies Development Plan Document (DPD). This document will set out the criteria against which planning applications will be considered including design and environmental standards. It will contain new planning... More
    Closed 1 week ago
  • Pre-publication Consultation on the Arnside & Silverdale AONB Development Plan Document

    Together with Lancaster City Council, we are preparing a dedicated Development Plan Document (DPD) for the whole of the Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The DPD will form part of both authorities' Local Plans. It will identify sites for new housing and employment to... More
    Closed 1 week ago
  • Public Space Protection Order Survey 2017

    In 2012 the council carried out the Clean Streets Consultation which considered introducing Dog Control Orders. More than 1,000 people responded and afterconsidering the responses the orders were put in place. Since Dog Control Orders were put in place, we focused on prevention through... More
    Opened 2 weeks ago
  • Rural Services Survey

    ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) is seeking your views on the importance of rural services in Cumbria. The results of this short survey will be used to identify solutions and promote action. ACT facilitates the Cumbria Rural Panel, a new discussion forum on rural issues. This is the... More
    Opened 4 weeks ago
  • Car parks survey 2017

    Car parks in South Lakeland are an important service across all communities in South Lakeland, they also provide valuable income to support a wide range of council services. South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) is reviewing the car parking operation and seeking the views of those who use SLDC... More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Talk to us about Day Services

    We are keen to find out more from those who directly use Day Care services but we would also like to hear from family members, carers and those who provide these services. What do you currently do? What sort of activities do you get involved with? Do you like making music or are you into... More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Resourced Provision for Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

    As part of our review of our current Resourced Provision model we are seeking to: Remove provision for which there is little demand or where need can be met through more local solutions Develop fair provision across the county so that, regardless of where children live they can... More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Windermere: Lake Action Plan 2017 to 2022

    South Lakeland District Council and the Lake District National Park Authority have been reviewing the Windermere Management Strategy 2011 to produce a refreshed six year Lake Action Plan to address important issues for the Lake’s management. The draft Action Plan has been developed through... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Skelton Parish Community Action Plan 2017-22

    Skelton Parish Council are reviewing the 2011-2016 Community Action Plan to produce a revised 5 year Action Plan. A strategic part of this review is a household survey which is based on previous surveys which identified key issues for local people. Topics include Transport and Access, Community... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • Development Briefs Phase 3B: Issues and Options Consultation

    South Lakeland District Council is preparing a series of Development Briefs which, when adopted, will form part of the Local Plan for South Lakeland outside the National Parks. We are currently preparing a Development Brief for the following site: East of Milnthorpe Road, Holme ... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Development Briefs Phase 3A: Draft Development Brief consultation

    South Lakeland District Council is preparing a series of Development Briefs which, when adopted, will form part of the Local Plan for South Lakeland outside the National Parks. Development Briefs will provide site specific planning guidance on large, complex or sensitive allocated sites. They... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Cumbria House - CCTV consultation

    To provide arrangements for the prevention and detection of crime and disorder at Cumbria House, Carlisle, it is proposed that the building site will benefit from CCTV in a number of locations both externally and within the building. It is proposed that cameras will record 24 hours \7 days a week... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Sexual Entertainment Venues Policy Review 2017

    In 2011 South Lakeland District Council resolved to adpot Schedule 3 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (as amended by Section 27 of the Policing and Crime Act 2009), so that the provisions for the control of Sexual Entertainment Venues would apply for the areas covered by... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Carlisle Zone C City Centre Parking Review

    As part of a requirement to ensure parking zones remain up to date and to provide a best fit for all users, Cumbria County Council is reviewing the parking restrictions currently operating in Zone C. This review takes into account representations that have been received from residents and... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Local Plan (Part Two)

    Residents are encouraged to give their views on the Council’s preferred locations for new development within the area over the next 15 Years. The ‘Site Allocations Development Plan Document (DPD)’ or Allerdale Local Plan (Part Two) will identify or ‘allocate’ sufficient areas of... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Kirkoswald Parish Community Led Plan Consultation

    A Community Plan is being developed for the Parish of Kirkoswald - covering the communities of Kirkoswald, Renwick, Busk, High Bank Hill, Parkhead, Scarrowmanwick, Scales, Scale Houses and Staffield. More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Overview and Scrutiny Committee 2017/18 Work Programme

    The Overview and Scrutiny Committee sets an annual work programme at its meeting in March of each year. The work programme ensures that the Committee is able to focus on those areas where it is likely to add the most value to the work of the Council. It can do this through its formal meetings,... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Cartmel TRO 2017

    Cumbria County Council considers it expedient to propose to introduce parking and traffic restrictions for Cartmel Village in an aim to improve traffic flow and road safety by formalising and restricting parking arrangements. Cartmel Parish Council through its group Cartmel Townscape... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Hackney Carriage Table of Fares review

    The Table of Fares for Hackney Carriages will be reviewed at a meeting of the Licensing Committee in the next few weeks. If you have any comments to make regarding any element of the rate of fares set within the Borough please forward these by Friday 10 February 2017. Responses can be sent to... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Budget 2017/18

    Every year the Council has to agree a balanced budget – this means that we must balance our income against our expenditure. Government grants, which used to make up a significant proportion of our income, have been reducing year on year. The simple fact is that as we receive less and less... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Budget Saving Proposals for 2017/18

    We are consulting on proposals to increase Council Tax, including an additional precept specifically for Adult Social Care. Read the consultation document. Respond online below. You can also respond in writing to: FREEPOST Cumbria County Council Council Plan and Budget Consultation... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Review of Constitution 2017

    The Council’s Constitution details the procedures and protocols which the Council must comply with in carrying out its day to day business. It covers procedures such as Public Participation at meetings, decision making, the award of contracts and the protocols governing the behaviour of Officers... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Budget Consultation 2017-2018

    The Council's Executive agreed the draft budget as its meeting on 13 December 2016. The Council is now consulting on that draft budget. The draft budget proposes that if Council Tax were to increase in 2017-2018, it would be by just under 2%. This would be a rise of £3.72 a year (7p a week).... More
    Closed 7 months ago
  • Draft Development Management Policies DPD Consultation

    South Lakeland District Council is currently preparing a Development Management Policies Development Plan Document (DPD). This document will set out the criteria against which planning applications will be considered including design and environmental standards. It will contain new planning... More
    Closed 7 months ago
  • Consultation on the Draft Arnside & Silverdale AONB Development Plan Document

    Together with Lancaster City Council, we are preparing a dedicated Development Plan Document (DPD) for the whole of the Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The DPD will form part of both authorities' Local Plans. It will identify sites for new housing and employment to... More
    Closed 7 months ago
  • Consultation on proposed changes to the Library Service in Allerdale

    We are proposing changes to the opening hours of several libraries in Allerdale and the possible Community Asset Transfer of Cockermouth Library. Read the full consultation document . View consultation drop-in event dates . More
    Closed 7 months ago
  • Contaminated Land Strategy

    South Lakeland District Council's revised Contaminated Land Strategy takes account of updated guidance, sets out the regulatory context, clarifies responsibilities, and identifies principles involved in contaminated land. The strategy provides a mechanism for identifying and remediating land that... More
    Closed 7 months ago
  • Modernisation of Cumbria Care Residential Care Homes in Barrow

    This consultation is about the modernisation of Cumbria Care in Barrow, making it fit for the future and meeting the expectations of an aging population who want to live independently for as long as possible. Here in Cumbria, unlike many other authorities, we have chosen to continue to invest... More
    Closed 7 months ago
  • Modernisation of Cumbria Care Residential Care Homes in Carlisle

    This consultation is about the modernisation of Cumbria Care in Carlisle, making it fit for the future and meeting the expectations of an aging population who want to live independently for as long as possible. Here in Cumbria, unlike many other authorities, we have chosen to continue to invest... More
    Closed 7 months ago
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