Environment, Waste and Recycling
SLDC Councillor wins top award for
South Lakeland District Council’s Environment and Sustainability
Portfolio Holder and Deputy Leader, Cllr Clare Feeney-Johnson, has
won a prestigious award for sustainability.
Cllr Feeney-Johnson won the Sustainability Champion of the Year
Award at the Local Government Information Units Achievement Awards
(LGIU), held in London.
Read the Councillor Award news
release for more information
Waste and Recycling Collections
The waste and recycling collection service provides residents
with the opportunity to recycle paper, glass, cans and green garden
waste as well as disposing of waste that cannot be recycled.
Find out more about Wase and Recycling
Learn how you can receive EA flood warnings
Floodline Warnings Direct is a free service that provides
flood warnings by telephone, mobile, email, SMS text message and
fax. You can also sign up for Floodline Warnings Direct by calling
Floodline on 0845 988 1188 or Typetalk 0845
To access this information see the Environment Agency
Are you planning some building work - do you need Building
If you are planning to carry out some building work this must
comply with the Building Regulations. Find out more about
Building Regulations and how to
Do you need Planning Permission?
The rules around making a planning application can be
complicated and rely on measurements and the history of the
property. Not every development needs planning permission as
the government allows minor “permitted” development.
General advice on the need for planning permission can be found
on the Planning Portal
website or see our Planning section