Coniston neighbourhood planning referendum
The first neighbourhood planning referendum in South Lakeland was for Coniston Parish and was held on Thursday, 28 January 2016.
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
The result declared is therefore that more than half of those voting have voted in favour of the Coniston Neighbourhood Plan.
Turnout was 30.71%.
Lake District National Park Authority's information as the planning authority, is available at Coniston's Neighbourhood Plan.