Background
Background

Planning

Keywords

Regeneration

  1. Love It Or Lose It

    Planning guidance for people living in conservation areas, older properties, or listed buildings. Tips on how to conserve and protect your building, and planning guidance to help you decide what changes are appropriate.

Environmental health

  1. Contaminated land

    Copeland, like most of the country, has a long history of industrial activity which has led to a legacy of contaminated land. Where land is contaminated there may be serious consequences for human health and the environment. The law (2000 Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990)  requires us to inspect our area for contaminated land and ensure it is cleared up appropriately.

  2. Copeland Council's contaminated land strategy

    This document sets out our approach to contaminated land in Copeland.

  3. Guide for developers

    A joint guide written by all Cumbrian local authorities to help developers deal with contaminated land.

Planning

  1. Thornhill

    Map of Thornhill highlighting the proposed Site Allocations. 

    For more information on the Site Allocations and Policies Plan, please click here

    To give feedback, please click here

  2. Non material amendments

    Application form to use to request minor changes to your planning application.

  3. Self Build and Custom Housebuild Register

    Approved applications onto the Copeland Local Plan Self Build and Custom Housebuild Register

  4. What is Planning Enforcement?

    Planning enforcement is action we can take when works have been carried out without planning permission.

  5. St.Bees

    Map of St.Bees highlighting the proposed Site Allocations. 

    For more information on the Site Allocations and Policies Plan, please click here

    To give feedback, please click here

  6. Guidance - prior approval for house extension

    Guidance on prior approval for a house extension.

  7. Housing Land Supply Position at 1st April 2017

    This statement sets out the five year housing land supply position for the Copeland Local Plan area as at 1st April 2017.  It considers whether there is sufficient land available and deliverable to meet the requirement identified in the Core Strategy between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2021.

     

  8. What happens to my building or planning complaint?

    Once we have concluded our investigation into your complaint or report of a breach of planning permission we will inform you of the outcome and what action we have taken. Every reported breach of planning control is different; some reports can take a couple of weeks to resolve while others can take significantly longer.

  9. Seascale

    Map of Seascale highlighting the proposed Site Allocations. 

    For more information on the Site Allocations and Policies Plan, please click here

    To give feedback, please click here

  10. Demolition in a conservation area

    Use this form if you wish to apply for planning permission to demolish in a conservation area.

  11. Copeland Interim Housing Policy May 2017

    On the 9th May 2017, Copeland Borough Council announced that it cannot demonstrate a five-year supply of housing sites.  To support and encourage sustainable development in the short term the Council adopted an interim housing policy.

  12. Conservation areas - draft character appraisals

    We would like your views on some of the conservation areas in Copeland.

     

  13. How do I report a breach of planning control?

    You can report any breach of planning control by contacting the Council Planning Enforcement Officer, Christie Burns, on 01946 598514 or by email at rob.rudd@copeland.gov.uk

  14. Parton

    Map of Parton highlighting the proposed Site Allocations. 

    For more information on the Site Allocations and Policies Plan, please click here

    To give feedback, please click here

  15. Hedgerow removal notice

    Use this form if you wish to apply for a hedgerow removal notice.

  16. Corkickle draft character appraisal

    Corkickle draft character appraisal May 22 2017

  17. Do I need planning permission?

    Find out if you need planning permission and how to apply. This page relates to other forms of development that are not householder related. 

  18. Moresby Parks

    Map of Moresby Parks highlighting the proposed Site Allocations. 

    For more information on the Site Allocations and Policies Plan, please click here

    To give feedback, please click here

  19. Lawful development certificate for existing use

    Use this form if you wish to apply for a lawful development certificate for an existing use or operation

  20. Beckermet Draft Character Appraisal May 17

    Beckermet Draft Character Appraisal May 17

  21. Planning Panel

    We try to determine most applications at officer level under the approved scheme of delegation. Any applications which cannot be dealt with at officer level are determined by the Planning Panel. This would normally include all major applications and other development which raises significant local concerns.

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