To conserve and enhance the extraordinary harmony and beauty of the Lake District landscape, its Special Qualities, including the attributes of Outstanding Universal Value.
How World Heritage Site Status can be incorporated into our planning policies without appearing as a perceived barrier to all development.
We will support a policy which recognises that the attributes of Outstanding Universal Value all reflect the Special Qualities that distinguish the Lake District as a UK National Park.
We want the extraordinary harmony and beauty of the Lake District landscape, its Special Qualities, including the attributes of Outstanding Universal Value, to be conserved and enhanced.
We will achieve this by:
If there appears that there is a conflict between National Park purposes, we shall attach greater weight to the purpose of conserving and enhancing the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the Lake District National Park.
All development proposals should protect, promote, make sustainable use of the Special Qualities including the attributes Outstanding Universal Value, and enhance the authenticity, integrity and significance of the Lake District.
Consultation closed on 29th June. Thank you to all of those who took part. Please keep an eye on our Local Plan homepage for announcements and feedback on the consultation