Category Archives: Planning

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>>

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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>>

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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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Sowerby Bridge’s historic high street is set to be transformed thanks to a recent funding boost. Following a successful bid to the government’s High Streets Heritage Action Zone fund, Sowerby Bridge is to receive a share of £95million to help improve and retain its heritage features. Work is taking place with Heritage England to finalise… read more … about Enhancing the distinctive heritage of Sowerby Bridge>>

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Revised proposals for the A629 Halifax town centre project are being presented to the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee. The major upgrade to the town centre is one part of the Council’s work to reduce congestion on the A629 route between Halifax and Huddersfield and to boost the local economy with funding from the… read more … about Next steps for town centre project>>

Next Chapter

Calderdale Council’s draft Local Plan has moved a step closer to being officially adopted following the end of the first stage of examination by the Planning Inspector. The stage one hearings were to examine the vision and strategy on which the Local Plan is based; the housing and employment need in Calderdale, sustainability appraisal and… read more … about Calderdale’s Local Plan reaches the next stage>>

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