Harrogate Borough Council has submitted the Submission Draft Harrogate Local Plan for independent examination. A Planning Inspector, appointed by the Secretary of State, will now conduct an examination into the plan's soundness. Representations made during the publication consultation will be considered as part of the examination.

Full details are contained within the Notice of Submission Statement.

Local Plan Submission documents

The Submission Draft Harrogate Local Plan and core supporting documents are available to view below and a full index of all documents submitted to the Planning Inspectorate (including links to the documents) is also available by visiting www.harrogate.gov.uk/downloads/file/4132/harrogate_district_local_plan_submission_library_list.

All representations submitted during the publication consultation have been submitted to the Planning Inspectorate (including any attachments and supplementary reports). These are available to view on the Local Plan Consultation Portal and copies of the representations in plan order are included within the submission documents below.

Hard copies of the Local Plan (publication version) along with submission documents CD02, CD03, CD04, CD07 and CD08 will also be available for inspection at the following locations:

  • Civic Centre, St Luke's Mount, Harrogate, HG1 2AE. Opening hours 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursdays and 8.30am to 4.30pm on Fridays
  • Knaresborough House, High Street, Knaresborough, HG5 0HW. Opening hours 9am to 12.30pm Monday to Friday
  • Ripon Town Hall, Market Place South, Ripon, HG4 1DD. Opening hours 8:30am to 4:45pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30am to 4:15pm on Fridays
  • Nidderdale Plus community library, Station Square, King Street, Pateley Bridge, HG3 5AT. Opening hours can be viewed at www.northyorks.gov.uk/local-libraries
  • Mashamshire community library, Little Market Place, Masham, HG4 4DY. Opening hours can be viewed at www.northyorks.gov.uk/local-libraries
  • Harrogate Library, Victoria Avenue, Harrogate, HG1 1EG. Opening hours can be viewed at www.northyorks.gov.uk/local-libraries
  • Poppleton library. Opening hours can be viewed at www.exploreyork.org.uk/poppleton-library
  • Boroughbridge Library, 17 St James Square, Boroughbridge, York YO51 9AR. Opening hours can be viewed at www.northyorks.gov.uk/local-libraries

Submission Core documents

CD01 Harrogate District Local Plan (Publication version), January 2018 and Harrogate District Local Plan Policies Map (Publication version), January 2018
CD02 Harrogate District Local Plan (Publication version): Schedule of Proposed Modifications, August 2018
CD03 Harrogate District Local Plan: Sustainability Appraisal - Part 1, August 2018 and Harrogate District Local Plan: Sustainability Appraisal - Part 2, August 2018
CD04 Harrogate District Local Plan: Sustainability Appraisal Non-Technical Summary, August 2018
CD05 Harrogate District Local Plan: Habitat Regulations Assessment, August 2018
CD06 Harrogate District Local Plan: Equality Analysis, January 2018
CD07 Regulation 22 (1) (c) Consultation Statement, August 2018
CD08 Harrogate District Local Plan (Publication version): Key Issues at Regulation 19, August 2018
CD09 Index of Regulation 19 representations on the Publication Local Plan (by respondent), August 2018
CD10a Copies of original representations (plan order Chapters 1 to 9), August 2018
CD10b Copies of original representations (plan order Chapter 10 Housing Allocations), August 2018
CD10c Copies of original representations (plan order Chapters 10 Employment Allocations to 11), August 2018

Submission Local Plan supporting documents

SD01 Local Development Scheme - fourth review, August 2018
SD02 Statement of Community Involvement (revised), March 2014
SD03 Local Plan Engagement Strategy, January 2018
SD04 Statement of compliance with Duty to Cooperate, August 2018
SD05 Harrogate District Local Plan: Legal Compliance Checklist, August 2018
SD06 Harrogate District Local Plan: Self-Assessment Checklist, August 2018
SD07 Housing Background Paper, August 2018
SD08 Economy Background Paper, January 2018
SD09 Green Belt Background Paper, August 2018
SD10 Settlement Hierarchy Background Paper, August 2018
SD11 New Settlement Background Paper, November 2017
SD12 New Settlement Report, July 2017
SD13 Gypsy and Traveller Background Paper update, August 2018
SD14 Wind Background Paper, August 2018
SD15 Transport Background Paper, August 2018
SD16 Infrastructure Delivery Plan and Schedule, August 2018
SD17 Annual Monitoring Report 2017, March 2018
SD18 CIL Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule, May 2018
SD19 CIL Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule Zone 2 Ripon map, May 2018

Harrogate District Local Plan earlier consultation documents and supporting documents

DLP01 Harrogate District Local Plan: Issues and Options, July 2015
DLP02 Draft Sustainability Appraisal 2015, July 2015
DLP03 Habitat Regulations Assessment Screening Opinion, July 2015
DLP04 Harrogate District Local Plan: Draft Development Management Policies, November 2015
DLP05 Sustainability Appraisal Draft Development Management Policies, November 2015
DLP06 Habitat Regulations Assessment Draft Development Management Policies, November 2015
DLP07 Harrogate District Local Plan: Issues and Options and Development Management Consultation Statement, October 2016
DLP08 Harrogate District Local Plan: Draft Local Plan, October 2016
DLP09 Draft Sustainability Appraisal 2016, October 2016
DLP10 Draft Sustainability Appraisal Summary, October 2016
DLP11 Habitat Regulations Assessment Draft, October 2016
DLP12 Equality Analysis Report, October 2016
DLP13 Harrogate District Local Plan: Draft Local Plan Additional Sites Part 1, July 2017
DLP14 Harrogate District Local Plan: Draft Local Plan Additional Sites Part 2, July 2017
DLP15 Harrogate District Local Plan: Draft Local Plan Additional Sites Part 3, July 2017
DLP16 Sustainability Appraisal Addendum One, July 2017
DLP17 Harrogate District Local Plan: Draft Local Plan Statement of Consultation and Key Issues, November 2017
DLP18 Harrogate District Local Plan (Publication version) Habitat Regulations Assessment, January 2018
DLP19 Harrogate District Local Plan (Publication version) Sustainability Appraisal, January 2018

Adopted Local Plan documents

ALP01 Harrogate District Local Plan 2001 (saved policies), February 2001 (as amended by 2004 selected alteration)
ALP02 Harrogate District Local Plan 2001 Policies Map, February 2001 (as amended by 2004 selected alteration)
ALP03 Harrogate District Core Strategy 2009, February 2009

Local Plan Evidence Base

Housing

EBH01 Housing and Economic Development Needs Assessment (HEDNA), May 2018
EBH02 Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment, July 2017
EBH03 Gypsy and Traveller Site Assessments, July 2017
EBH04 Housing Land Supply Update Q1 2018, August 2018
EBH05 Windfall Allowance Paper, January 2016
EBH06 Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA), December 2017

Economy

EBE01a Harrogate Town Centre Strategy and Masterplan Part 1, May 2016
EBE01b Harrogate Town Centre Strategy and Masterplan Part 2, May 2016
EBE02 Retail Study, January 2014
EBE03 Retail Study Update, December 2016
EBE04 Local Retail Impact Thresholds Advisory Note, 2014
EBE05 Harrogate District Visitor Accommodation Study, 2015
EBE06 New Settlement Employment Mix Report, October 2017

Transport and infrastructure

EBTI01 Whole Plan Viability Study, October 2016
EBTI02 Local Plan Viability Update and CIL Viability Assessment, May 2018
EBTI03 Infrastructure Capacity Study Baseline Report, June 2015
EBTI04 Infrastructure Capacity Study Phase 2, July 2016
EBTI05 Infrastructure Capacity Study Phase 3, October 2016
EBTI06 Infrastructure Capacity Study Schedule and Funding Profile, October 2016
EBTI07 Harrogate District Transport Model: Local Model Validation Report, December 2015
EBTI08 Harrogate District Transport Model: Phase 2, October 2016
EBTI09 Harrogate District Transport Model: Option 3 Traffic Modelling Update, January 2018

EBTI A1M Junction 47 Study Stage 1, October 2016
EBTI A1M Junction 47 Study Stage 2, December 2016
EBTI A1M Junction 47 Study Stage 3, April 2017
EBTI A1M Junction 47 Study Stage 3 update, April 2017
EBTI Junction 47 Mitigation and Costs, August 2018

Climate Change

EBCC01 Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Level 2, August 2013
EBCC02 Strategic Flood Risk Assessment, October 2016
EBCC03 Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Appendices, October 2016
EBCC04 Flood Risk Sequential Test, October 2016
EBCC05 Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Addendum, January 2018
EBCC06 Flood Risk Sequential Test Update, January 2018
EBCC07 Harrogate District Planning and Climate Change Study, May 2011

Built and Natural Environment Site Assessments

EBBNE01 New Sites, July 2017
EBBNE02 Site Assessment Volume 1 - Harrogate sites, October 2016
EBBNE03 Site Assessment Volume 2 - Knaresborough, October 2016
EBBNE04 Site Assessment Volume 3 - Ripon, October 2016
EBBNE05 Site Assessment Volume 4 - Boroughbridge, Masham and Pateley Bridge, October 2016
EBBNE06 Site Assessment Volume 5 - Arkendale to Burton Leonard, October 2016
EBBNE07 Site Assessment Volume 6 - Cattal to Dunkeswick, October 2016
EBBNE08 Site Assessment Volume 7 - Farnham to Follifoot, October 2016
EBBNE09 Site Assessment Volume 8 - Glasshouses to Huby, October 2016
EBBNE10 Site Assessment Volume 9 - Ingerthorpe to Kirkby Malzeard, October 2016
EBBNE11 Site Assessment Volume 10 - Lingerfield to Minskip, October 2016
EBBNE12 Site Assessment Volume 11 - Nidd to Rainton, October 2016
EBBNE13 Site Assessment Volume 12 - Sawley to Summerbridge, October 2016
EBBNE14 Site Assessment Volume 13 -Tockwith to Wormald Green, October 2016
EBBNE15 Site Assessment Volume 14 - open countryside, Otley and Wetherby, October 2016

Heritage and Placemaking

EBHP Outdoor Sports Strategy, April 2013
EBHP Outdoor Sports Strategy Executive Summary, April 2013

Natural Environment

EBNE01 Local Green Space Assessment, October 2016
EBNE02 Local Green Space Assessment Update Report Part 1, November 2017
EBNE03 Local Green Space Assessment Update Report Part 2, November 2017
EBNE04 Review of Local Landscape Designations, October 2016

Other documents

OD01 Harrogate Borough Council Corporate Plan 2018 - 2024, 2018
OD02 Harrogate Borough Council Housing Strategy 2015-2020
OD03 Harrogate Borough Council Economic Growth Strategy 2017-2035
OD04 Ripon City Neighbourhood Plan - Submission Draft, March 2018
OD05 Leeds City Region SEP 2016-2036, May 2016
OD06 YNYER SEP Part 1, March 2014
OD07 YNYER SEP Part 2, March 2014
OD08 YNYER SEP update, 2016
OD09 Minerals and Waste Joint Local Plan (Publication Draft), November 2016
OD10 Minerals and Waste Joint Local Plan (Publication Draft) Addendum of Proposed Changes, July 2017
OD11 North Yorkshire Local Transport Plan Four (LTP4) 2016-2045, 2016

Next steps

The Submission Draft Harrogate Local Plan will now be subject to an independent examination conducted by the Planning Inspectorate. The examination is a continuous process running from submission through to receipt of the Inspector's report.

An independent Programme Officer will assist the independent Inspector through the examination. They are responsible for all procedural matters of the examination and all future correspondence with respondents to the Local Plan regarding the examination will be via them.

Further information about the examination, along with contact details for the Programme Officer, will be published in due course.

Those who made representations at the Publication stage will, if the Inspector deems it appropriate, be offered the opportunity to submit further material or take part in specific Hearing Sessions at his/her request and will be notified regarding the examination process by the Programme Officer.

Page last updated 06/09/2018