Category Archives: Planning

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>>

Halifax Town Hall

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>>

Have your say

Calderdale Council wants to hear from residents and businesses about plans for housing, employment, infrastructure and open spaces in the borough for the next 15 years.  The eight week consultation on the Draft Local Plan runs from now until Friday 29 September 2017.  This will  give local residents, businesses and landowners the opportunity to comment… read more … about Have your say on the Local Plan>>

Have your say

Calderdale Council is developing a strategic vision for Brighouse and Rastrick, as work continues on the development of the Local Plan. The Council is now gathering evidence, which will be submitted with the Local Plan, on areas of Calderdale which are suitable for sustainable development.   The ‘Vision for South East Calderdale’ identifies potential sites for… read more … about Vision to boost growth in Brighouse>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

The future of Todmorden Community College is being considered after a study was commissioned to explore future uses of the site. The study, which is being jointly funded by Calderdale Council and Todmorden Town Council, was requested by members of the Todmorden Development Board and commissioned in partnership with Upper Calder Valley Renaissance. The college,… read more … about Assessing the future of Todmorden Community College>>

Work on the Local Plan for Calderdale is continuing and the Council has now outlined the timetable for the release of the first draft for consultation.   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… read more … about Next steps for the Local Plan>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet are discussing plans for the future of the site of the former Hebden Vale Centre, which was badly damaged in the 2015 floods.  The Hebden Vale Centre was previously used as a children’s centre and a day centre for older people. During the flooding on Boxing Day 2015, the building was seriously… read more … about Breathing new life into the Hebden Vale Centre>>

Hebden Vale flooded