Category Archives: Enforcement

In response to today’s Government announcement about local COVID-19 restrictions(external link), the Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift, said:  “We know that local people will be disappointed that the additional restrictions on household gatherings are still in place in the Halifax constituency. With the recent steady reduction in Calderdale’s COVID-19 rates, we had hoped… read more … about Local household restrictions still apply in Halifax>>


Blue badge holders with expired or soon to expire badges are encouraged to renew as soon as possible. The blue badge scheme is a national parking permit scheme allowing people with severe mobility issues to park closer to their destination. Blue badges normally last for three years. However in response to COVID-19, the Department for… read more … about Time is running out for 2020 blue badge renewals>>


A bar in Halifax has been closed until further notice, after persistently breaking rules to protect staff and customers from the risk of COVID-19. Calderdale Council directed Bar Rouge in Halifax town centre to close to the public from Sunday 23 August. There was a serious risk to health due to social distancing issues and… read more … about Council closes bar for breaking COVID-19 rules>>


Calderdale Council continues to work with licensed premises to help them operate safely and protect customers, staff and the community from the ongoing risk of COVID-19. On Saturday 4 July, many Calderdale pubs, restaurants, hotels and other hospitality businesses started to reopen in line with national guidance. As the virus is still in our communities… read more … about Council takes action against 14 licensed premises>>


Calderdale Council and West Yorkshire Police are working together to help keep local people safe during the COVID-19 ‘stay at home’ period. The Government’s guidance on staying at home and away from others (social distancing)(external link) is in place across the country to protect the NHS and save lives. To reduce the spread of the… read more … about Keeping our communities safe during lockdown>>

Partnership patrol in Halifax

The Council’s application for an injunction has been granted in the High Court against the operatives of an illegal waste site at the former Calder Brickworks in Elland. Planning enforcement officers from Calderdale Council have visited the site on several occasions and have found evidence to suggest an alleged breach of planning control and continued… read more … about Council takes serious enforcement action at former brickworks>>

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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 successful Enforcement Action Week showed that Calderdale Council means business when it comes to tackling anti-social behaviour. The Council and its partner organisations stepped up their patrols, checks and enforcement from Monday 23 September, sending out a clear message that irresponsible behaviour such as fly-tipping, illegal parking, littering and vehicle idling will not be… read more … about Enforcement Action Week tackles irresponsible behaviour>>

Last night, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet heard how the actions delivered as part of the First 100 Days plan are making a real difference to people in Calderdale. In June this year, Calderdale Council’s administration unveiled an ambitious programme to be delivered over the next 100 days. The actions in the plan were set out under… read more … about First 100 Days delivers real change>>

Cllr Swift