Category Archives: Planning

Work to progress the development of two documents which will help guide future planning decisions is being discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. At the Cabinet meeting on Monday 3 June 2024, Councillors will consider two reports relating to the development of Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs). These documents provide more detailed advice and guidance on policies… read more … about Strengthening climate action in new developments>>

Cllr Patient in role as flood warden

Calderdale Council is looking at ways to support the accommodation needs of Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showpeople communities, in line with Government planning policy and legislation. There is a national requirement for the Council to prepare a ‘Gypsies and Travellers and Travelling Showpeople Development Plan Document (DPD)’ to go alongside its Local Plan. No sites… read more … about Supporting Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showpeople communities>>

Cllr Scott Patient outside Halifax Town Hall

Calderdale Council has successfully defended the adoption of its Local Plan from a legal challenge at the High Court. A three hour hearing took place on 26 April 2024 before the Honourable Mr Justice Fordham at the High Court in Leeds. The 11 page judgement, which was handed down on 17 May 2024, confirms that… read more … about Council welcomes High Court judgement>>

Calderdale Council

Key infrastructure improvements in south east Calderdale are being discussed by the Council’s Cabinet at the meeting on Monday 11 March 2024. In line with the Council’s priority for thriving towns and places, the Cabinet will consider two reports relating to south east Calderdale, which aim to support economic growth, bring opportunities for local people… read more … about Progressing plans for south east Calderdale>>

Cllr Scott Patient outside Halifax Town Hall

Local people are invited to have their say on proposals for a Todmorden Neighbourhood Plan, which would set out planning policies for future development in the area. Todmorden is a market town in Calderdale with a rich history, a vibrant town centre and a grand Town Hall. It’s home to around 15,000 people and the… read more … about Have your say on the future of development in Todmorden>>

Todmorden Town Hall

A new Council planning report has revealed the progress made on developments that provide new homes, improve travel around Calderdale, create space for new jobs and protect historic buildings and land. Calderdale Council published its Annual Monitoring Report (AMR) on Friday 22 December 2023. This shows how effective its planning policies and processes are in… read more … about Planning report shows good progress>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Christmas is in full swing at Halifax Borough Market, marking the end of a year of great progress towards the Victorian building’s transformation. Calderdale Council has launched a Christmas campaign to encourage people to shop locally and visit the market for a unique festive experience. There are independent stalls selling a variety of gifts and… read more … about Merry and bright at Halifax Borough Market>>

Historic clock inside Halifax Borough Market

Progress is being made in the development of two documents which will help guide future planning decisions. A number of Supplementary Planning Documents (SPD) are currently in development, providing more detailed advice and guidance on policies in the Council’s adopted Local Plan. At the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 11 December, members will… read more … about Supporting the creation of successful and resilient places>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Leader of Calderdale Council

Work to progress the development of two documents which will help guide future planning decisions, is being discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. At the meeting of Cabinet on Monday 13 November, Members will consider two reports relating to the development of Supplementary Planning Documents (SPD). These documents provide more detailed advice and guidance on policies… read more … about Shaping future development in Calderdale>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Leader of Calderdale Council