These pages have not yet been updated to incorporate the Publication version of the Local Plan.
To view the latest information, see: Cabinet Monday 11th June 2018 .
The Calderdale Local plan will be the new development plan for the Borough.
It will replace the Replacement Calderdale Unitary development plan (RCUDP) when it is approved, which could be in 2019.
Note: Until then, all planning decisions are based on the RCUDP and the National planning policy framework (NPPF).
The Local plan must be based on robust evidence. For detail of the evidence, see: Evidence base .
The version of the Local Plan in the following links is old (released August 2017). We are working to update this information for release in August 2018. Until then, to view the report and its supporting information, see: Cabinet Monday 11th June 2018 .
The documents open for comment were:
- Local Plan - Initial Draft : This is the full text of draft policy and reasoning for the policies. You can Click and Comment on any part of the document. General Comments may be made alongside the heading on the first page to the document.
- Policies Map: This shows where policies apply on a map of Calderdale. You can see the potential allocations for new housing, employment, open space and other designations on this map. You can Click and Comment from selected sites from this mapping.
- Sustainability Appraisal of the Local Plan - Initial Draft 2017 : This sets out the required sustainability appraisal of the Local Plan. This includes strategic environmental assessment.
- Habitats Regulations Assessment : This sets out the required appraisal of the plan. It is in relation to the important habitats formed by parts of the Pennine Moors.
The consultation raised over 10,000 individual comments. They will be going online to view against the sites or policies through Local plan consultations .
All comments received during the consultation will be considered in preparation of the next version of the Local Plan.
Register your interest in Self-Build/Custom Build Housing, or see consultation events on the Local Plan Consultation Portal. Visit: Local plan consultations .
Cabinet are considering the Publication version of the local Plan at its meeting on 11th June 2018. The recommendation of Cabinet will be considered by Council on 21st June.
Until formal approval has been given, to view the documentation, see: Cabinet Monday 11th June 2018 .
Local Plan Consultations
There is a consultation on proposals by the prospective Clifton Village Neighbourhood Forum. This is for them to be granted the powers to take forward Neighbourhood Planning within a defined area.
There are currently no Consultations open for comment on the Local Plan. The Pre-Submission, Regulation 19 period for representations will be accessible through links to be created before the formal consultation commences in August 2018.