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Have your say on how North Lincolnshire develops

Have your say on how North Lincolnshire develops

26 January 2018

Future housing and business needs in North Lincolnshire are the subject of a consultation taking place in North Lincolnshire with businesses and residents.

North Lincolnshire Council is preparing a new Local Plan which will identify needs and opportunities over the next 19 years in relation to housing, business growth and infrastructure.

Views are being sought on the draft plan. It sets out the vision and objectives for the area – acting as a guide for future development.

Cllr Rob Waltham, Leader of North Lincolnshire Council, is asking people to share their views on the plan, he said:

“We want to find out how residents and businesses would like North Lincolnshire to develop. It’s your local area so tell us what you think its future should look like. A number of issues and options were identified within the plan at the last consultation, which we are asking for comments on.”

Have your say online.

The consultation will run from Monday 29 January to Monday 12 March 2018.

Consultation events are taking place on:

  • Monday 12 February, 2pm to 6pm at Ulceby Village Hall

  • Tuesday 13 February, 3pm to 6.45pm at Crowle Community Resource Centre (upstairs meeting room)

  • Wednesday 14 February, 3.30pm to 7pm at Bottesford Pavilion, Bramley Crescent

  • Thursday 15 February, 2pm to 6pm at The Angel, Brigg (in the Ballroom

  • Monday 19 February, 3pm to 7pm at Imperial Hall, Epworth

  • Tuesday 20 February, 2pm to 6pm at Broughton Village Hall

  • Wednesday 21 February, 3pm to 7pm at Old School Community Centre, Winterton

  • Monday 26 February, 3pm to 7pm at Kirton Town Hall, Heritage Room

  • Tuesday 27 February, 3pm to 7pm at Barton Assembly Rooms (downstairs room)

  • Thursday 1 March, 3pm to 7pm at Civic Centre, Scunthorpe (function room one)

As part of the new Local Plan, the council is also looking to identify sites that may be suitable for allocating for development for various different uses. Residents can submit sites they think should be developed for consideration.

A Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) has been created, which includes details how the council intends to involve local people and others in preparing the Local Plan and the planning applications process. Take a look at the draft SCI and share your views.

Take a look at the draft SCI and share your views, and submit sites for development online.  The deadline is Monday 26 February for comments on the SCI and Monday 12 March to submit sites for development.

For further information call 01724 297573 or 01724 297577, email localplan@northlincs.gov.uk or visit the North Lincolnshire Local Plan website

Cllr Rob Waltham, continues:

“Our ambition for North Lincolnshire is that it is the best place in which to live, work, visit and invest. Therefore it is important that we get the Local Plan right to help deliver this ambition.

“By developing the plan it gives us the opportunity to look back and assess what has been achieved since 2011, to re-evaluate the area’s current position and to look at what type of place North Lincolnshire will be in 19 years’ time and how we intend to get there.

“I’d encourage residents and businesses to share their views either by going to the consultation events or online.”

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First Published:26 January 2018