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Arnside and Silverdale AONB DPD Consultation Stages

Below are all the consultations held to date in relation to the preparation of the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Development Plan Document (AONB DPD).

Main Modifications Consultation (25 October to 6 December 2018)

Following the examination hearings sessions in June, we are now inviting comments on a schedule of proposed Main Modifications to the AONB DPD.

To view the schedule and to learn more, see AONB DPD Examination.

Submission (28 February 2018)

On 28 February 2018, together with Lancaster City Council, we submitted the AONB DPD to the Secretary of State (Planning Inspectorate) for examination.

Listed below are the key submission documents. A full list of submission documents is available via the Submission Document Library below.

Document Title Document Link Date
Arnside & Silverdale AONB DPD Submission Version AONB DPD Submission Version (PDF/1.20MB/89 pages) February 2018
Submission Policies Map - Full Map Submission Policies Map - Full Map (PDF/11.9MB/1 page) February 2018
Submission Policies Inset Map Book Submission Policies Inset Map Book (PDF/8.24MB/6 pages) February 2018
Sustainability Appraisal Report Sustainability Appraisal Report (PDF/7.7MB/208 pages) October 2017
Sustainability Appraisal Report: Non Technical Summary Sustainability Appraisal Report: Non Technical Summary (PDF/429KB/13 pages) October 2017
Statement of Community Involvement (SLDC) SLDC Statement of Community Involvement (PDF/404KB/27 pages) March 2016
Statement of Community Involvement (LCC) LCC Statement of Community Involvement (PDF/707KB/30 pages) November 2016
Consultation Statement Consultation Statement (PDF/1.57MB/55p ages) September 2017
Consultation Statement Appendix 4: Summary of Issues and Option and Extra Sites Consultations Consultation Statement Appendix 4: Summary of Issues and Option and Extra Sites Consultations (PDF/1.84MB/160 pages) September 2017
Consultation Statement Appendix 5 (Part 1): Summary of Draft Plan Consultation responses Consultation Statement Appendix 5 (Part 1): Summary of Draft Plan Consultation responses (PDF/964KB/53 pages) September 2017
Consultation Statement Appendix 5 (Part 2): Summary of pre-publication consultation responses Consultation Statement Appendix 5 (Part 2): Summary of pre-publication consultation responses (PDF/1.9MB/61 pages) September 2017
Representations Statement Representations Statement (PDF/596KB/48 pages) February 2018
Representations Statement Appendix 1 Representations Statement Appendix 1 (PDF/10.2MB/1332 pages) February 2018
Statement of Submission Statement of Submission (PDF/111KB/2 pages) March 2018

Submission / Examination Document Library

*This document is updated regularly to add new links to documents relevant to the examination. For details on what has been updated, please see the version control table within.

Submission Examination Document Library V1.15 (PDF/552KB/47 pages) See document cover for publish date of current version.

Publication (2 November to 14 December 2017)

Between 2 November and 14 December 2017, we invited representations on the Publication AONB DPD. Representations on the Publication AONB DPD.

Document Title Document Link Date
Publication Arnside and Silverdale AONB DPD Publication Arnside and Silverdale AONB DPD (PDF/3.3MB/93 pages) November 2017
Arnside and Silverdale AONB DPD Policies Map Policies Map (PDF/38MB/1 page) October 2017
Arnside and Silverdale AONB DPD Inset Map Book Inset Map Book (PDF/22MB/6 pages) October 2017
Consultation Statement Consultation Statement (PDF/1.6MB/55 pages) October 2017
Consultation Statement: Appendix 4, Summary of responses to Issues and Options and Extra Sites Consultations Consultation Statement: Appendix 4 (PDF/2.6MB/160 pages) October 2017
Consultation Statement: Appendix 5, Part 1 Summary of Draft Plan Consultation responses Consultation Statement: Appendix 5, Part 1 (PDF/1MB/53 pages) October 2017
Consultation Statement: Appendix 5, Part 2 Summary of Pre-publication Consultation responses Consultation Statement: Appendix 5, Part 2 (PDF/1.1MB/61 pages) October 2017
Sustainability Appraisal Report Sustainability Appraisal Report (PDF/7.7MB/208 pages) October 2017
Sustainability Appraisal Report: Non-Technical Summary Sustainability Appraisal Report: Non-Technical Summary (PDF/429KB/13 pages) October 2017
Habitats Regulations Assessment Report Habitats Regulations Assessment Report (PDF/3MB/56 pages) October 2017
Statement of Representations Procedure Statement of Representations Procedure (PDF/140KB/3 pages) November 2017
AONB DPD Publication Document Library AONB DPD Publication Document Library (PDF/687KB/19 pages) November 2017

Pre-publication Consultation

Between 19 June and 17 July 2017, we invited comments on a document which outlined suggestions received through the Draft Plan consultation relating to three sites.

Responses to the AONB DPD Pre-publication Consultation

Document Title Document Link Date
Pre-publication Consultation: Information Document Pre-publication Consultation Information Document (PDF/1MB/8 pages) June 2017
Pre-publication Consultation: Site Overview Map Pre-publication Consultation Site Overview Map (PDF/11MB/1 page) June 2017
Pre-publication Consultation: Response Form Pre-publication Consultation Response Form (PDF/1.6MB/6 pages) June 2017

Draft Plan Consultation

Between 10 November 2016 and 5 January 2017, we invited comments on a draft DPD setting out the proposed sites for development or protection and planning policies for the AONB.

Responses to the AONB DPD Draft Plan Consultation

Document Title Document Link Date
Arnside and Silverdale AONB DPD: Draft Plan Document Arnside and Silverdale AONB DPD: Draft Plan Document (PDF/4MB/105 pages) November 2016
Appendix 2: Site Assessment Spreadsheet Appendix 2: Site Assessment Spreadsheet (PDF/150KB/14 pages) November 2016
AONB DPD Draft Plan Inset Map Book Draft Plan Inset Map Book (PDF/7.5MB/6 pages) November 2016
AONB DPD Whole AONB Site Map Whole AONB Site Map (PDF/10MB/1 page) November 2016
Interim Consultation Statement Interim Consultation Statement (PDF/1.6MB/47 pages) November 2016
ICS Appendix 4: Summary of responses to Issues and Options and Extra Sites Consultations Interim Consultation Statement: Appendix 4 (PDF/2.6MB/160 pages) November 2016
Draft Sustainability Appraisal (SA) Report Draft Sustainability Appraisal (SA) Report (PDF/8MB/218 pages) October 2016
Draft SA Report: Non-technical Summary Draft SA Report: Non-technical Summary (PDF/500KB/14 pages) October 2016
Draft Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) Draft Habitats Regulations Assessment (PDF/838KB/59 pages) October 2016
Draft HRA Appendix B: Functionally Linked Land Study Draft HRA Appendix B: Functionally Linked Land Study (PDF/548KB/39 pages) October 2016
Arnside and Silverdale AONB DPD: Viability Study Arnside and Silverdale AONB DPD: Viability Study (PDF/2.2MB/122 pages) October 2016
AONB Sites: Landscape Assessments AONB Sites: Landscape Assessments (PDF/10.5MB/258 pages) 2015 to 2016
AONB Sites: Biodiversity Assessments AONB Sites: Biodiversity Assessments (PDF/253KB/10 pages) 2016
Draft Plan Consultation: Response Form Draft Plan Consultation: Response Form (PDF/1.6MB/6 pages) November 2016

Extra Sites Consultation

Between 29 March and 3 May 2016 we invited comments on additional suggesitons submitted to us in response to the Issues and Options consultation.

Responses to the AONB DPD Extra Sites Consultation

Document Title Document Link Date
Arnside and Silverdale AONB DPD: Additional Sites Map Book Additional Sites Map Book (PDF/3.7MB/16 pages) March 2016
Extra Sites Consultation: Response Form Extra Sites Consultation: Response Form (PDF/1.6MB/4 pages) March 2016

Issues and Options Consultation

Between 6 November and 18 December 2015, we invited comments on an Issues and Options Discussion Paper setting out the issues that the DPD needed to address and the options for doing so, as well as a series of maps setting out site options suggested to us during the Call for Sites consultation.

Responses to the AONB DPD Issues and Options Consultation

Document Title Document Link Date
Arnside and Silverdale AONB DPD: Issues and Options Discussion Paper Arnside and Silverdale AONB DPD: Issues and Options Discussion Paper (PDF/959KB/41 pages) November 2015
Issues and Options Consultation Map Book Issues and Options Consultation Map Book (PDF/37MB/123 pages) November 2015
Interim Consultation Statement Interim Consultation Statement (PDF/1.5MB/33 pages) November 2015
Draft Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report Draft Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report (PDF/4MB/100 pages) November 2015
Sustainability Appraisal of AONB Issues and Options Discussion Paper SA of Issues and Options Discussion Paper (PDF/391KB/42 pages) November 2015
Issues and Options Consultation: Response Form Issues and Options Consultation: Response Form (PDF/1.5MB/6 pages) November 2015

The informal consultations below helped to inform the early preparation stages of the Arnside and Silverdale AONB DPD.

Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report Consultation (3 June to 8 July 2015)

Document Title Document Link Date
 Draft AONB DPD Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report Draft AONB DPD Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report (PDF/3.2MB/98 pages) June 2015

Site Assessment Methodology Consultation (9 April to 1 May 2015)

Document Title Document Link Date
 AONB DPD Draft Site Assessment Pro-forma AONB DPD Draft Site Assessment Pro-forma (PDF/24KB/2 pages) April 2015

Call for Sites Consultation

Between 12 December 2014 and 28 February 2015 we invited individuals and organisations to put forward suggestions of sites to be considered for inclusion in the AONB DPD.

Document Title Document Link Date
 AONB DPD Site Suggestion Form AONB DPD Site Suggestion Form (PDF/312KB/7 pages) December 2014