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This directorate contributes to delivering the Vision by leading the thinking on what matters for the future of the National Park and securing its delivery.
In particular it will:
To provide an efficient development management service which reflects the policies and plans for the National Park and ensures sustainability. It will have customer focus.
Developing and coordinating a seamless Planning Advisory Service, that responds to the customer. This includes:
Developing and coordinating a seamless Planning Advisory Service, that proactively identifies opportunities to help meet the needs of the community.
To develop and review plans and policies for the National Park which will enable the realisation of the Vision for the National Park.
Preparing and reviewing the Development Plan for the Lake District National Park which includes creating the Local Development Framework and contributing to the Regional Spatial Strategy. Also coordinating the review of the National Park Management Plan
Gathering, producing and publishing information about the National Park which will inform the creation of all plans and strategies
The coordination and review of our partnership framework and facilitating its leading element – the Lake District National Park Partnership
To provide helpful advice to people and develop exciting partnership projects which will enhance the natural and cultural qualities of the National Park as economic and social assets.
Provide a specialist advisory service for the following subjects:
Working in partnership to develop projects which will ensure investment to secure a high quality built environment. Priority areas for projects include:
Working in partnership to maximise the celebration of the cultural heritage of the National Park, including:
Working in partnership to enhance the unique landscape and wildlife qualities to realise economic and social benefits, including:
This service supports local communities. It has been designed to fit with the needs of local residents and to the match the distinctive areas found within the National Park.
To work positively with local people, community groups and other organisations to provide sound advice, deliver high quality countryside maintenance and improvement work. We will also help develop policy and plans that help us to look after our distinctive local landscape in innovative ways that enable people to enjoy and care for the National Park.
This will be done in three key areas:
2. Access and recreation
3. Landscape management
There are two Park Management Teams covering the north and south of the national park. These teams include our Field Rangers, Park Management Rangers, Access specialists and project officers. Find out more on Rangers page.