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Planning policy consultations

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Public involvement and consultation is a very important part of preparing Preston's Local Plan. We will take your views into account.

We want to know your opinions about issues that affect the future of Preston and your feedback will help us shape the future of our City.

Current consultations

Article 4(1) direction - House of Multiple Occupation (Class C4) consultation

The Article 4(1) Direction relating to House of Multiple Occupation (Class C4) has been in place now since February 2012 and the Preston City Council seek to review the Direction to ascertain whether it should be extended, reduced, deleted or retained in its current format. 

This review seeks the views of local residents and stakeholders to ascertain the necessity and effectiveness of the Article 4(1) Direction, which will be taken into consideration.

For more information and to provide feedback please visit our Article 4(1) direction consultation page.

View Article 4(1) direction consultation page

Joint Local Plan

The Council is working jointly with Chorley Council and South Ribble Borough Council (the Central Lancashire authorities) on Local Plan matters.

As such the Council will share any information you provide in consultation responses with the other Central Lancashire authorities for the purposes of planning policy and Local Plan matters only'.

The Central Lancashire Authorities (Preston City Council, South Ribble Borough Council and Chorley Council) have produced a Icon for pdf draft Local Development Scheme [263.6KB] which includes a programme for the review of the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and each authority's respective Local Plans.

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