We want to support the delivery of housing to meet identified shortages, and employment, tourism, and retail space that supports the economy of the Lake District.
Applying for planning permission is seen by some developers as unpredictable and uncertain, and may prevent developers from bringing proposals forward due to the risk of uncertainty in securing permission. By allocating land for specific uses it reduces the uncertainty by establishing the principle of use, leaving only details of the proposal to be agreed.
We will identify new site allocations – they will contribute to meet housing needs and provide space which creates jobs to support economic growth.
We will continue to allocate existing site allocations - which are still available and suitable.
We will continue to ensure flexibility - assisting applicants by identifying the key opportunities, issues and constraints rather than being overly prescriptive with site requirements.
We will support the development of allocated land where its use reflects the purposes of the allocation and where:
It’s really important that residents, businesses and stakeholders get involved during the consultation phase to tell us if you think what we are suggesting is right. Your answers to the questions in this survey will help us consider everyone's views and to re-draft the plan where necessary. Consultation closes on Friday 29 June.
By completing this survey you will have the chance to win £1000 of Lake District currency. For further information please see terms and conditions.
See and comment on the suggested land allocations
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