Lancashire CPRE

Actions

1.7 Planning and Development
Action Targets and Timescales Partners
1.7B Develop content on AONB website (linking to pre-existing resources wherever possible) to clarify AONB's role and to offer advice and guidance in planning and landscape-related matters
Develop AONB 'planning & development' webpage
2015
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1.7C Work with Lancashire County Council on revision of LCC supplementary planning guidance on landscape and biodiversity in light of the new National Planning Policy Framework
Meeting held with LCC Landscape and Ecology
2014
Respond to consultation on revised planning guidance
2014
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1.7D Develop design guidance (e.g. buildings, agricultural buildings, rural roads) based on the AONB Landscape Character Assessment to ensure development conserves and enhances the character of the locality
Re-convene meeting of LPA officers to discuss development of design guidance
2015
First design guidance note produced
2016
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1.7E Continue to use and promote the AONB renewable energy position statement to offer advice and guidance to planners and developers on appropriate renewable energy development within the AONB
Review and update position statement, where necessary
2014
Hold 'planning and development' seminar aimed at LPA officers/members to update on latest guidance.
2014
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1.7G Investigate potential development of AONB 'Dark Skies' position statement seeking to address light pollution within and surrounding the AONB
Hold meeting for interested organisations to develop position statement
2016
If agreed, position statement published
2017
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1.7H Continue to work with Electricity North West Ltd. on the delivery of the ENWL-funded 'Undergrounding for Visual Amenity' programme to underground visually intrusive overhead power lines in and around the AONB
Ensure full expenditure of funding allocation for UVA for Ofgem DPCR-05 period (2010 – 2015)
2015
Deliver at least 2 UVA projects per year under Ofgem RIIO-ED1 (2015 -2023)
Annually
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