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  • 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 31 March 2017
  • 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 24 March 2017
  • 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 15 March 2017
  • 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 24 February 2017
  • 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 24 February 2017
  • 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 10 February 2017
  • 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 31 January 2017
  • 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 13 January 2017
  • 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 11 January 2017
  • 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 5 January 2017
  • 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 5 January 2017
  • 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 4 January 2017
  • 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 31 December 2016
  • Modernisation of Cumbria Care Residential Care Homes in Copeland

    This consultation is about the modernisation of Cumbria Care in Copeland, 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... More
    Closed 23 December 2016
  • Modernisation of Cumbria Care Residential Care Homes in Ulverston

    This consultation is about the modernisation of Cumbria Care in Ulverston, South Lakeland. Making our services fit 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... More
    Closed 23 December 2016
  • 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... More
    Closed 23 December 2016
  • 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 23 December 2016
  • Ulverston Leisure Masterplan

    South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) wants local people to have access to modern leisure facilities to help them lead healthier and more active lifestyles, realise their sporting ambitions, or simply have fun being fitter. To support this an ambitious Masterplan will propose to redevelop... More
    Closed 19 December 2016
  • South Lakeland Business Premises Survey 2016

    Each year we carry out a Business Premises Survey to help provide an up-to-date assessment of the supply and demand of business premises in South Lakeland, this helps us to better plan for how much land we need to allocate for employment uses through our Local Plan. We also use this survey to... More
    Closed 28 November 2016
  • Carlisle Zone C parking consultation

    Cumbria County Council is undertaking a review of the Zone C city centre parking area. This existing Zone has been in place for almost 20 years, and during that time, the character of Zone C has changed but the parking restrictions have not. We are currently seeking opinions and views on a number... More
    Closed 15 November 2016
  • Consultation on proposed Admission Arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools - 2018-19

    All schools must have admissions arrangements that clearly set out how children will be admitted, including the criteria that will be applied if there are more applications than places at the school. Admissions arrangements are determined by admissions authorities. Cumbria County Council (the... More
    Closed 13 November 2016
  • Improvements to Fairhill Playing Fields, Penrith

    In 2015 the results of a survey by Eden District Council, showed the majority of the community to be in favour of making improvements to Fairhill playing field, Penrith. Since the survey, Fairhill Community Group has been set up to raise funds and look at ways of improving amenities. As a... More
    Closed 2 October 2016
  • Rothay Park Improvements Survey 2016

    Rothay Park is a popular park situated in the centre of Ambleside, it is surrounded by a dramatic landscape and offers a gateway to some of the most beautiful fells in the Lake District. The park provides lots of opportunities for play and relaxation for both residents and visitors of all ages... More
    Closed 9 September 2016
  • Consultation on changes to library opening hours in Carlisle and Longtown

    We are proposing changes to the opening hours of Carlisle and Longtown libraries. Read the full consultation document. More
    Closed 5 September 2016
  • Connecting Cumbria: State Aid Public Consultation

    The Cumbria County Council Connecting Cumbria Project is aiming to extend the availability of Superfast Broadband across Cumbria. Cumbria County Council conducted its most recent public consultation between 28th November 2014 and 19th January 2015, with assurance completed by Broadband... More
    Closed 31 August 2016
  • Consultation on the future of Edenside residential care home in Appleby

    Cumbria County Council is consulting about the future of Edenside Residential Care Home in Appleby. The consultation will gather views from the residents who were impacted by the floods, their families and the local community about whether to reopen the care home, or to permanently close it. ... More
    Closed 30 August 2016
  • Housing Strategy

    We're reviewing our Housing Strategy, and need your help to understand what the housing issues are for Allerdale, and what needs to be done to tackle them. There has never been a more important time for us to deal with housing issues in Allerdale. We have an ageing population and a strong... More
    Closed 24 August 2016
  • Consultation on changes to library opening hours in Penrith

    We are proposing changes to the Sunday and evening opening hours of Penrith library. Read the full consultation document. More
    Closed 9 August 2016
  • Revised Air Quality Action Plan

    South Lakeland District Council's Air Quality Action Plan contains measures which aim to reduce the level of air pollution caused by traffic in Kendal. The existing Plan has been in place for a few years, so we are updating and revising it in 2016 to ensure it is effective. More
    Closed 8 August 2016
  • Cumbria Rural Forum

    The Cumbria Rural Forum was set up in 1991 to provide a voice for rural communities on current issues. It is serviced and supported by ACTion with Communities in Cumbria. We want to refresh the Rural Forum and make sure that it is dealing with the most important rural challenges in the most... More
    Closed 29 July 2016
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