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Calderdale’s draft Local Plan is on the brink of publication following approval at an Extraordinary Council meeting last night (Thursday). The ambitious plan identifies sites for around 9500 new homes and areas for economic growth over the next 15 years, supporting the Council’s Vision 2024 to make Calderdale a place where people want to live,… read more … about Green light for Calderdale’s Local Plan>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Calderdale Council’s ambitious 15 year plan, which will create new homes and stimulate employment growth across the borough, will move a step closer when the Cabinet discusses the final draft of the Local Plan on Monday 11 June 2018. The plan will help shape the future of the borough, supporting the Council’s Vision 2024 to… read more … about Local Plan for growth moves a step closer>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

At the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 11 June, members will discuss an application for an Environmental Permit from Calder Valley Skip Hire Ltd. Calder Valley Skip Hire has applied for the permit to operate a small waste incinerator plant on Mearclough Road in Sowerby Bridge. Due to the level of public interest… read more … about Cabinet to consider Environmental Permit plans>>

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The online planning application system on Calderdale Council’s website will be unavailable for short periods of time in April and July.  To carry out essential upgrades and ensure the system meets the requirements for upcoming changes in data protection law, it’s necessary for the online planning application system to be offline on Saturday 28 and… read more … about Planning ahead for website maintenance>>

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Calderdale Council has been given the green light from the Government to continue working on its draft Local Plan. In November 2017 the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government contacted several local authorities, including Calderdale Council, warning that any significant delays to the adoption of the Local Plan would lead to direct intervention by… read more … about Green light for Council on Local Plan>>

Proposed changes to the draft Local Plan which could significantly reduce the impact on the green belt will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet at a meeting on Monday 12 February 2018. The government requires local councils to produce a Local Plan which identifies land to meet their requirements for new housing and economic development,… read more … about Protecting the green belt, planning future homes>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Councillors will meet next week to discuss planning applications from Calder Valley Skip Hire Ltd. A meeting of Calderdale Council’s Planning Committee will be held at 6pm on Tuesday 19 December at Halifax Town Hall, to consider two planning applications from Calder Valley Skip Hire. The first is for the construction of an external chimney… read more … about Planning Committee to discuss Calder Valley Skip Hire application>>

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Calderdale may require fewer homes within its Local Plan after a review of the way housing need is calculated.  The government requires local councils to produce a Local Plan which identifies land to meet their requirements for new housing and economic development, over the next 15 years.  The Department for Communities and Local Government’s ‘Planning… read more … about Fewer homes in Calderdale’s Local Plan>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

There are just over two weeks left for local people to have their say on the draft plans for housing, employment, infrastructure and open spaces in Calderdale over the next 15 years. Over 1,500 comments have already been made on Calderdale’s initial draft Local Plan. However, the Council is urging more people to share their… read more … about Local Plan – still time to have your say>>

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