Neighbourhood planning referendum results

Last Updated: 7 May 2021

Coniston neighbourhood planning referendum

The first neighbourhood planning referendum in South Lakeland was for Coniston Parish and was held on Thursday, 28 January 2016.

Result

In answer to the question:

Do you want the Lake District National Park Authority to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Coniston to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

Number cast in favour of a 'Yes': 168

Number cast in favour of a 'No': 43

Total number of spoilt votes: 0

Turnout was 30.71%

The result declared is therefore that more than half of those voting have voted in favour of the Coniston Neighbourhood Plan. The Lake District National Park Authority is the planning authority.

Heversham and Hincaster neighbourhood planning referendum

The Heversham and Hincaster Neighbourhood Plan Referendum took place on Thursday 16 February 2017.

Result

In answer to the question:

Do you want South Lakeland District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Heversham and Hincaster to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

Number cast in favour of a 'Yes': 210

Number cast in favour of a 'No': 60

Total number of spoilt votes: 0

Turnout was 36.2%

The result declared is therefore that more than half of those voting have voted in favour of Heversham and Hincaster Neighbourhood Plan.

Grange-over-Sands neighbourhood planning referendum

The Grange-over-Sands neighbourhood planning referendum took place on Thursday 26 July 2018.

Result

In answer to the question:

"Do you want South Lakeland District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Grange-over-Sands to help it decide planning applications in the local area?"

Grange-over-Sands neighbourhood planning referendum results
Response   Votes
 Yes  686
 No  194

Total number of rejected votes: 2

Eligible electorate: 3,573

Turnout was: 24.69%

The result declared is therefore that more than half of those voting have voted IN FAVOUR OF the Grange-over-Sands Neighbourhood Plan.