Close Waste collections

Find out more about the changes to our bin collections. You can also check your bin day with our online calendar and if we have missed collecting your waste, you can report it online.You can also find out how to report issues to us online such as if you haven't had a calendar or a new bin/box.


Easter waste collections and opening hours

In the week beginning, 22 April, all collections will be a day later with collections usually due on Friday 26 April being carried out on Saturday 27 April. Collections return to normal in the following week. Find out more.


Elections - May 2019

Find out more about the local elections on 2 May 2019, including how to register to vote, how to apply for a postal or proxy vote and who is standing for election. You can also see a full breakdown of the results in 2015. You can also find out about the European Parliament elections on 23 May 2019.

The Allerdale Local Plan (Part 1) - Strategic and Development Management Policies

The Local Plan (Part 1) forms a key element of the development plan for the area of Allerdale outside the Lake District National Park. It sets out the strategic and development management policies that will guide development up to 2029. It also includes alterations to the Proposal Map.  Allerdale Local Plan (Part 1) replaces most of the policies in the Allerdale Local Plan 1999. 

The plan was drawn up after extensive consultation and evidence gathering.

You can read the Local Plan (Part 1) using the viewer below.

Allerdale Borough Council's Local Plan (Part 1)

Click on the circle in the middle to make it 'full screen'. 

Download Allerdale Borough Council's Local Plan (Part 1)

Supplementary documents

We have produced a number of supplementary documents which add more detail to the policies in the Local Plan (Part 1). These are:

When was the Local Plan adopted?

Allerdale Borough Council formally adopted the Allerdale Local Plan (Part 1) on 16 July 2014.

This followed receipt of the Inspector's Report concluding that the Local Plan is legally compliant and sound subject to the Inspector’s recommended modifications. These modifications are now included in the Local Plan.

Download the Inspector's Report

Download the recommended modifications report

What about old plans?

Policies from the Allerdale Local Plan 1999 and Local Plan First Alteration 2006 which have been 'saved' are listed in appendix 9 of the adopted Allerdale Local Plan (Part 1). Further information on the Allerdale Local Plan 1999 and Local Plan First Alteration 2006 is available on the Allerdale Local Plan 1999 page.

Next steps

Work has commenced on the Local Plan (Part 2) which will contain the site allocations that will deliver the strategy contained in the adopted local plan (Part 1).  Further information on the site allocations process is available on the Site Allocations page.

Related documents

In accordance with the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012, the Council is also publishing an Adoption Statement and a Sustainability Appraisal Post Adoption Statement.