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Planning policy consultation

Information about our consultation events and how you can get involved.

To be kept informed of what's going on policy-wise, we recommend you register on our consultation database.

Our standards for consultation on planning matters are set out in the Statement of Community Involvement.

Current consultations 

There are no consultations taking place at present.

Previous consultations

Local Plan Review

We consulted on Issues and Options for the Local Plan Review, and its scope, from 16 March to 28 April 2017.

Strategic Housing and Employment Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA)

We consulted on the draft 2017 SHELAA from 16 March to 28 April 2017.

Draft Green Infrastructure and Cycling Strategy

The draft Green Infrastructure and Cycling Strategy looks to establish a high quality, accessible network for green infrastructure and cycling that links the borough's major settlements with one another and visitor attractions. Comments on the draft strategy were accepted between Thursday 26 January and Friday 10 March 2017.

Call for Sites

We carried out a "Call for Sites" exercise from 14 July to 9 September 2016.

Statement of Community Involvement

We consulted on a draft new Statement of Community Involvement during February and March 2016.

Spending the Community Infrastructure Levy

In autumn 2016, we asked you for your views on how we should spend our CIL receipts on strategic infrastructure in 2017/18.

Burscough Neighbourhood Plan Area

We consulted on the Burscough Neighbourhood Plan area application from 3 September - 17 October 2014.