Lancaster City Council adopted its Local Plan on 29th July 2020. However, the Council want the Local Plan to do more in relation to Climate Change, in particular for the Plan to reflect the aims and aspirations of the Climate Emergency Declaration which was issued in January 2019. Accordingly, the Council have commenced an immediate review of the Plan in the context of Climate Change to strengthen its approach to the causes and impacts of this matter.
The first stage in the climate change review is to undertake a scoping exercise. The scoping consultation runs from 25th September – 20th November 2020.
More details on the consultation can be found on the council website: http://www.lancaster.gov.uk/planning/planning-policy/local-plan-review.