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  • Kendal Public Realm

    Kendal Futures working with South Lakeland District Council are in the process of producing a Design Guide for the public areas of Kendal. This Guide will help steer development of the town’s central areas to be more welcoming to both locals and visitors. The aim is make Kendal a... More
    Closed 8 March 2010
  • Talk Toilets

    The Talk Toilets consultation will help the Council to develop a robust evidence base and ensure that all sections of the community have the opportunity to share their views. South Lakeland District Council realised that this issue is important to many local residents and organisations,... More
    Closed 11 April 2010
  • Expansion of the Kendal Air Quality Management Area

    South Lakeland District Council is consulting on the proposed expansion of the Kendal Air Quality Management Area (AQMA). The current AQMA covers Lowther Street in Kendal and has been declared due to failure to meet the Government target level for Nitrogen Dioxide. The Nitrogen Dioxide is from... More
    Closed 2 August 2010
  • Leader or Mayor - What are your views?

    New legislation requires South Lakeland District Council to consider what form of decision-making arrangements are to follow after the District Council elections in May 2011. At present the Council operates a “Leader and Cabinet” form of decision-making whereby an Executive,... More
    Closed 17 August 2010
  • Kendal One Stop Shop

    Would you like a One Stop Shop in Kendal? In partnership with a number of other organisations from the public and voluntary sectors SLDC would like to know from the public and businesses in Kendal and the surrounding area if you would like to see a One Stop Shop in the centre of the... More
    Closed 1 October 2010
  • Polling District & Polling Places Review 2010

    South Lakeland District Council has a duty to divide it's area into polling districts and to designate a polling place (within which polling stations are situated) for each polling district under the Representation of the People Act 1983. The Council must regularly review these arrangements... More
    Closed 11 October 2010
  • Your Council, Your Say

    South Lakeland District Council wants to hear what services you want us to provide in the future. As the Council tries to reduce spending we want to hear what services are important to you and how you think we should prioritise our spending. SLDC’S Roadshow is going to be out and about on... More
    Closed 25 October 2010
  • Review of Statement of Licensing Policy 2011-13

    This review is in accordance with the statutory timetable contained within the Licensing Act 2003. The new Policy will provide a licensing framework for stakeholders within South Lakeland. The expected outcome of the reviewed policy will support and strengthen the authority's commitment of:- ... More
    Closed 30 November 2010
  • Your Council, Your Say - budget simulator

    As South Lakeland District Council faces big cuts in funding we’re asking you to help us to balance the books using a new online budget simulator You Choose. Click on the link below to try the You Choose budget simulator. The council needs to save £4.5m over the next five years so we’re... More
    Closed 31 January 2011
  • Land Allocations

    SLDC is consulting widely for 12 weeks on its suggestions and seeking community views for new sites for homes, jobs and community facilities, to meet the needs of communities in South Lakeland (outside the National Parks) to 2025. More
    Closed 15 April 2011
  • South Lakeland District Housing Survey

    A strategic Housing Survey is undertaken across South Lakeland every 5 years in order to understand housing demand, need for affordable housing and issues such as the need for housing for older people. The results feed into planning policy and housing strategies 16,000 Households across... More
    Closed 30 June 2011
  • Land Allocations 2

    In response to issues raised in the recent consultation, the Council is now seeking your views from 29 July to 9 September 2011 on some additional matters. You can view the consultation document , response form and lists and maps of suggested alternative sites on line and also at... More
    Closed 9 September 2011
  • Parking Services

    The Council is reviewing its car parking strategy and is seeking your views. The questions in this survey are designed to ensure that residents, visitors, businesses and community groups have the opportunity to comment on the Councils parking facilities and to put forward views and highlight... More
    Closed 28 September 2011
  • Community Voice Autumn 2011 Survey

    Community Voice the citizens panel for Cumbria is a partnership including Cumbria County Council, Cumbria Police, Cumbria NHS and each fo the six district councils - Allerdale, Barrow, Carlsile, Copeland, Eden, and South Lakeland. The survey sought panel member's views on a range of... More
    Closed 3 November 2011
  • Housing Transfer

    This is a formal consultation setting out the Council’s proposals for the transfer of all its homes to South Lakes Housing, which currently manages the homes. To transfer all Council homes to South Lakes Housing, it would become a Registered Provider of Social Housing and a... More
    Closed 30 November 2011
  • SLDC Equality Scheme 2011-2014

    The Equality Scheme (2011 - 2014) contains information on how SLDC aims to provide services that are accessible and fair for all. The Scheme looks at services provided for the public, as well as policies for council employees. Links are provided in the Scheme to current council... More
    Closed 27 January 2012
  • SLDC Priorities

    South Lakeland District Council's Corporate Plan sets out the priority activities that will be delivered through a whole council approach by services. The Community Consultation Roadshow ’Your Council Your Say’ that took place during October 2010, highlighted the priorities that were... More
    Closed 31 January 2012
  • 2012 Annual Review of Constitution

    South Lakeland District Council has a constitution which sets out how the council operates, how decisions are made and the procedures which are followed to ensure that these are efficient, transparent and accountable to local people. Some of these processes are required by the law, while... More
    Closed 2 March 2012
  • Community Voice Spring 2012 Survey

    Community Voice the citizens panel for Cumbria is a partnership including Cumbria County Council, Cumbria Police, Cumbria NHS and each fo the six district councils - Allerdale, Barrow, Carlsile, Copeland, Eden, and South Lakeland. The survey sought panel member's views on a range of... More
    Closed 31 March 2012
  • Land Allocations Making A Representation

    The Land Allocations Development Plan Document (DPD) will allocate land for new housing and employment development and protect green spaces from development in South Lakeland (outside the National Parks) in accordance with the adopted Core Strategy. The publication documents comprise the... More
    Closed 17 April 2012
  • Joint Older Persons’ Housing Strategy - Eden DC and South Lakeland DC

    Eden District Council and South Lakeland District Council Joint Older Persons’ Housing Strategy 2012 – 2017 This is joint strategy prepared in partnership with Eden District Council and sets out the Council’s plans to enable housing and related support services to meet the needs... More
    Closed 15 June 2012
  • Tenancy Strategy - Eden DC and South Lakeland DC

    Eden District Council and South Lakeland District Council Joint Tenancy Strategy This is a joint strategy prepared in partnership with Eden District Council setting out recommendations to Registered Providers (Housing Associations) on the new form of fixed-term tenancy, affordable rents... More
    Closed 30 July 2012
  • Clean Streets

    Complaints by the public to the council and police, show cleaner streets are a priority for South Lakeland residents. The Clean Street consultation asks the public which Dog Control Orders they would like to see introduced giving South Lakeland District Council the power to deal with the... More
    Closed 24 September 2012
  • Review of Gambling Policy 2012

    South Lakeland District Council is inviting comments on the review of it's Statement of Gambling Licensing Policy. Under the terms of the Gambling Act 2005, the Council's statement has to be reviewed every 3 years. As the current policy came into effect in 2010, a revised statement must be... More
    Closed 10 October 2012
  • Land Allocations Examination - Further Consultation

    An independent Planning Inspector, Mr Simon Berkeley BA MA MRTPI, has been appointed by the Secretary of State to hold a Public Examination into the ‘soundness’ of the Land Allocations DPD. Hearing sessions will begin on 23 October 2012. On 23 July 2012 the Inspector issued his... More
    Closed 15 October 2012
  • Council Plan and Budget 2013/14

    Have your say on the Council Plan and Budget for 2013/14 The budget uses the Council Plan and is set according to the needs of the priorities and the resources available. Councillor David Evans, portfolio holder for Policy, Performance and Resources, said: “All local authorities,... More
    Closed 31 January 2013
  • Heversham and Hincaster Neighbourhood Plan Area Application

    In accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, in order to prepare a Neighbourhood Plan a local community has to first notify the Council of its intentions to be designated as a Neighbourhood Area, state the reasons why it considers the area is appropriate and submit a... More
    Closed 25 March 2013
  • Plastic and Cardboard Trial - Kendal

    During October 2012 the council introduced a trial to collect plastic and cardboard from households in your area. South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) invited over 7,000 households to take part, using a single-use plastic sack to collect plastic recyclables and the blue paper box to collect... More
    Closed 31 March 2013
  • Land Allocations DPD - Further Consultation (updated Main Modifications)

    The Land Allocations DPD will allocate land for new housing and employment development and protect green spaces and green gaps from development in South Lakeland (outside the National Parks) in accordance with the adopted Core Strategy. An independent Planning Inspector, Mr Simon... More
    Closed 6 May 2013
  • Community Governance Review 2013

    South Lakeland District Council has commenced a Community Governance Review of all parishes within South Lakeland, as per Local Government & Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 and Local Government (Parish & Parish Councils) (England) Regulations 2008. The Council is now undertaking Stage... More
    Closed 7 May 2013
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