Open Consultations

  • Lunt Village, Homer Green and Carr Houses Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan Consultation.

    Local Authorities have a duty to review, from time to time their areas to ensure that places of special architectural or historic interest are being protected. The boundaries of existing Conservation Areas may be revised, new areas may be designated and those areas which have been eroded to the extent that their special character has been lost, may be de-designated. Under section 72 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990, the Council has a legal obligation to... More
    Opened 20 September 2023
  • Proposed changes to Council Tax Reduction Scheme from 1 April 2024

    The council is thinking about making changes to the local Council Tax Reduction scheme for people who are working but also receiving Universal Credit. What is Council Tax? Council Tax is money that people pay each year for each and every home in Sefton. Sefton uses this money to pay for local services, such as: Schools Emptying bins Keeping the streets clean Street lights What is Council Tax... More
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • Making space for water - Churchtown and Crossens, Southport

    The project, ‘Making Space for Water - Churchtown and Crossens, Southport’, aims to reduce flooding in the area by creating spaces for water to flow into during heavy rain and replacing some of the underground pipes to allow more water to flow them. The new spaces where water will flow into will not only lower the flood risk but will also encourage all life to thrive in the area. It will allow plants and wildlife to grow and provide spaces for people to also enjoy nature. People... More
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • Consultation about Empty Properties and Council Tax

    The Government is bringing in new rules to allow Councils to make changes to Council Tax. The new rules will affect properties that have: been left empty for a long time. (Known as long term empty properties). properties that are only lived in sometimes. (Known as second homes or holiday homes). The changes for properties that have been left empty long term will happen from 1 st April 2024. The changes for properties that are... More
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • Draft Bootle Area Action Plan

    ‘Our Future, Our Bootle’ is an Area Action Plan which will set out a clear vision for Bootle for the next two decades and beyond. Sefton Council is inviting the community to continue to shape ambitious plans that will ensure Bootle is a great place to work, live, shop and socialise. Following the first round of public consultation last year, the Council has incorporated public feedback into its ‘Area Action Plan’ which sets out a clear vision for the town for the next 20... More
    Opened 14 August 2023
  • Have Your Say - Sefton Electoral Review (external)

    The Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking for your views on our electoral review of Sefton. The review will agree new ward boundaries across the council. More
    Opened 2 August 2023
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