With a fascinating mix of towns and rural areas, our planning service aims to make Calderdale a place people want to live, work and visit. Calderdale Council ensures that the impact on the environment and interests of the community are at the forefront of decisions. Find out more here.
The A to Z of planning provides information relating to all things planning including both external links and links to other pages within the Calderdale Council site.
The service aims to publish planning applications within 24 hours of an application being validated and make them available online.
The Council keeps a register of common land and village greens. You can ask for a search of the register to be carried out on your behalf, or you can consult the register personally during office hours.
Calderdale Council Development Management team is responsible for determining planning applications in accordance with local and national policy, following local consultation.
Development Management Conservation section encourages conservation of the built environment by providing specialist advice on the protection and enhancement of conservation areas and historic buildings.
This is new name for the development plan formerly referred to as the Local Development Framework. The Local Plan will provide the planning framework to meet the objectively assessed needs for development in the district and ensure that sustainable development is delivered.
Planning Services are divided into three areas. These are development management, conservation and building control.
The planning process explained including the Council process, matters considered when a proposal is submitted, guidance to help you make a successful application and the facility to apply for planning permission online.
Information about obtaining planning consent and important points concerning enforcement action.
Frequently asked questions on planning in Calderdale.
Search and comment on planning applications submitted to Calderdale Council.
The unitary development plan is the land-use plan for the borough and was formally adopted on the 25th August 2006, the plan was amended in August 2009 following a Directive from the Secretary of State.