We want new development to be adequately supported by infrastructure, and ensure that developments can be made acceptable in the context of conserving and enhancing the Lake District.
New developments can lead to greater pressures on existing infrastructure so it is important that new development is adequately supported by infrastructure and contributes where there is likely to be an adverse impact upon existing provision. There are different methods of securing developer contributions, however a Community Infrastructure Levy is not considered to be currently feasible in the Lake District due to the nature and scale of developments taking place.
We will continue to use Planning Obligations (Section 106 agreements) to secure developer contributions.
We will only permit development where adequate infrastructure exists or improvements would be made.
We will seek to ensure that new development is adequately supported by infrastructure, and ensure that developments can be made acceptable in the context of conserving and enhancing the Special Qualities and attributes of Outstanding Universal Value. To achieve this we will:
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.
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