Row of cottages in Askham copyright Mr Hills


We are the local planning authority for the Lake District National Park. We have to balance the demands of sustaining a prosperous economy and vibrant communities with the needs of this spectacular landscape.
We are currently reviewing our Local Plan and will be sharing updates online -  find out more about our Local Plan Review.

There will be no Duty Planner on Thursday 25 July 2019

Ambleside University

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Drystone wall

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