Calderdale Council issue two types of guidance:
- Supplementary planning documents (SPDs) - these provide additional information on the implementation of Development plan document policies;
- Other occasional guidance - these can assist developers in formulating planning applications and decision takers in arriving at their decisions. These guidance notes do not set policy or form part of the Local Plan.
Note: This guidance can help in making decisions, but should not be cited within reasons for refusal or for granting permission.
Central Elland SPD
These documents relates to Elland's development. They outline the planning context and give an analysis of the issues.
This was formally adopted by Council on 23rd April 2008.
- Central Elland SPD: foreword [PDF 13KB]
- Central Elland SPD: introduction and key objectives [PDF 242KB]
- Central Elland SPD: the planning context [PDF 30KB]
- Central Elland SPD: past and present, and some buildings of historic and architectural interest [PDF 2348KB];
- Central Elland SPD: issues and analysis [PDF 383KB];
- Central Elland SPD: highways issues and preferred option [PDF 1223KB]
- Central Elland SPD: seven key areas [PDF 1223KB]
- Central Elland SPD: delivery [PDF 1223KB]
- Central Elland SPD: appendices [PDF 1223KB]
Below is the sustainability appraisal report, which assesses the social, economic and environmental effects of the SPD:
- Central Elland SPD: sustainability appraisal report [PDF 231KB]
- Central Elland SPD: consultation statement [PDF 217KB]
- Central Elland SPD: adoption statement [PDF 35KB]
The following SPDs have been withdrawn by the council:
- Developer contributions towards meeting open space, sport and recreation facilities (2008).
- Provision of affordable housing in new developments (2008).
- Developer contributions towards meeting education needs (2008).
Other occasional guidance
Landscape guidance on smaller turbines
This guidance provides a rigorous, structured approach to consideration of landscape and visual issues associated with single turbines and groups of turbines up to 60 metres, in height to blade tip. The guidance is intended to help developers understand (and respond effectively to) the specific landscape and visual issues associated with smaller classes of turbine. It will be used to inform and support development management decisions: