Category Archives: Planning

The second stage of Local Plan examination hearings by an independent Planning Inspector will begin on Tuesday 6 October 2020. The Inspector is appointed by the Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to consider a range of issues relating to the draft Local Plan, including housing, employment, transport, town… read more … about Local Plan reaches Second Stage>>

Calderdale Council

Calderdale Council’s Planning Committee has given the go ahead for ambitious plans to transform Halifax town centre.  At the meeting on Tuesday 16 June, members approved the latest designs for the A629 Phase 2, Halifax town centre project, which sets out plans for improving the town’s layout for both pedestrians and vehicles and delivering environmental… read more … about Major town centre project gets the green light at planning>>

Town centre

Plans to transform Halifax town centre are moving forward, with the latest designs submitted for planning consent. Designs for the area between Halifax rail station and The Piece Hall, known as the ‘Eastern Gateway’, have been redeveloped, following the listing of the former Hughes Corporation building. The improvements to the scheme now fully incorporate the… read more … about Town centre project moving forward>>

Town centre

Seven new affordable homes could be built in Brighouse if proposals to dispose of under-utilised land are approved by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. Cabinet members will consider approving the sale of Council-owned land close to St. Andrews Junior School in Brighouse, for the delivery of new affordable homes. The site is well situated for local facilities… read more … about New site for affordable homes>>

Cllr Scullion

A six week public consultation on changes to Calderdale’s draft Local Plan will begin on Friday 10 January 2020. After the first stage of examination the Government appointed Local Plan Inspector provided observations which led the Council to adjust its housing plans.  These now aim to deliver an average of 997 new homes annually until… read more … about Tell us your views on the Local Plan>>

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A Calderdale resident has been ordered to pay over £1000 for breach of an enforcement notice requiring the removal of scrap vehicles and building materials from land in Colden, Hebden Bridge. Michael Czabaniuk, 60, of High House Farm, Colden, was found to be storing scrap vehicles, building materials and other plant, vehicles and machinery on… read more … about Resident fined for planning breach>>

Calderdale Council

A six week public consultation on changes to Calderdale’s draft Local Plan will take place in the New Year. Following observations from the Government appointed Local Plan Inspector, Calderdale’s Cabinet has adjusted its housing plans and now aims to deliver 997 new homes annually. To assist in delivering this number, the Council is putting an… read more … about Have your say on the Local Plan in 2020>>

Changes to Calderdale’s Local Plan were approved by the Cabinet last night in response to concerns raised by the Planning Inspector during the first stage of examination. The new proposals would change the housing requirement from 840 to 997 annually, an increase of 157 homes per year.  These additional homes would be delivered mainly through… read more … about New homes for the Local Plan>>

Cllr Scullion

Key decisions about Calderdale’s Local Plan will be taken by mid-October in readiness for the next stage of examination by the Government’s Planning Inspector. The Independent Planning Inspector Katie Child, wrote to the Council after the end of the first stage of examination. The Inspector expressed concern on only one aspect of the draft Local… read more … about Next steps for Calderdale’s Local Plan>>

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