Lincolnshire Lakes Area Action Plan

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The Lincolnshire Lakes Area Action Plan (AAP) sets out the planning policy framework to deliver the Lincolnshire Lakes development in a consistent and properly planned way.

This project will create a number of high quality, sustainable village communities on land between the western edge of Scunthorpe and the River Trent, set within an attractive waterside environment with major opportunities for leisure, sport and recreation.

This development will also provide an ideal setting for new businesses with the creation of new high quality employment space and Business Park. For all business and investment opportunities see the Invest in North Lincolnshire website.

The AAP was adopted on 10 May 2016.

This followed extensive evidence gathering, periods of public consultation culminating a statutory six week consultation on Submission Draft version of the AAP (October to December 2014), an independent examination by a Planning Inspector (October 2015) and further consultation period on a number of Proposed Main Modifications (December 2015 to February 2016).

The Inspector considered that the AAP is sound subject to the inclusion of the Proposed Main Modifications.

The adopted AAP together with the Inspector’s Report and other supporting documentation (including the Adoption Statement) can be viewed online.

The Adoption Statement sets out where and how the AAP can be inspected. It states the grounds on which any person aggrieved by the AAP may make an application to the High Court (under Section 113 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004), together with the period in which any such application must be made.

For earlier stages in the process, please visit the Evidence Base.


Further Information

A paper copy of the adopted AAP and supporting documents can be viewed at Church Square House,30-40 High Street, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire,DN15 6NL (Monday to Thursday: 9am to 5pm; Friday: 9am to 4.30pm).

Electronic versions of the documentation can also be viewed at Local Link offices and branch libraries across North Lincolnshire via the public access computers using the link above.

If you wish to obtain a paper copy of the adopted AAP or supporting documentation, a charge will apply to cover the cost of printing, postage and packaging. Please contact Spatial Planning for more details.

Following the adoption of the Lincolnshire Lakes Area Action Plan (AAP), we have prepared a Lincolnshire Lakes Strategic Design Guide (SPD). It was adopted by the council on 14 November 2016.

This follows a four week public consultation period that took place between Monday 20 June to Monday 18 July 2016.

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Friday: 9am to 4.30pm

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Spatial Planning
North Lincolnshire Council Church Square House
30-40 High Street
North Lincolnshire
DN15 6NL