The council submitted the Harrogate district Local Plan for independent examination on Friday 31 August 2018. This page will form the main source of information regarding the Harrogate district Local Plan Examination. It should be read alongside the submission page, from which the original submission library (including all representations) can be accessed.

Key news and updates

Inspector

Richard Schofield BA (Hons) MA MRTPI, has been appointed to conduct the examination to determine whether the plan is sound.

Programme Officer

An independent Programme Officer, Liz Sheard, has been appointed to assist the independent Inspector through the examination. She is responsible for all procedural matters of the examination and all future correspondence with respondents to the Local Plan regarding the examination will be via her. Liz can be contacted at programmeofficer@harrogate.gov.uk, on 01423 556952 or by writing to Programme Officer, c/o Harrogate Borough Council, PO Box 787, Harrogate, HG1 9RW.

Dates for hearing sessions:

The hearing sessions (which are part of the overall examination) took place between Tuesday 15 January and Friday 15 February 2019

Examination library

Further to submission of the Plan, the following documents have been added to the examination library.

EXOTH042 Council summary response to Flaxby Park and KTHG
EXOTH041 Further information from Stanley Mackintosh (City of Ripon Trust)
EXOTH040 Matter 18 additional evidence for SINCs
EXOTH039 Windfall update note
EXOTH038 Further information from Granby Farm residents
EXOTH037 Further information from Pannal and Burnbridge Parish redacted
EXOTH036 Matter 18 Further information note
EXOTH035 Matter 10 Further information note
EXOTH034 Matter 16 Further information note
EXOTH033 Matter 9 Further information note
EXOTH032 Matter 15 Further information note
EXOTH031a Self and Custom Build monitoring data - note for inspector
EXOTH031 Matter 14 Further information note
EXOTH030 Matter 13 Further information note
EXOTH029 Matter 8 Further information note
EXOTH028 Matter 7 Further information note H22 appendices Part 2
EXOTH028 Matter 7 Further information note H22 appendices Part 1
EXOTH028 Matter 7 Further information note
EXOTH027 Matter 6 Further information note
EXOTH026 Matter 3 Further information note
EXOTH025 Ripon City Council M18 additional information
EXOTH024 Email from Michael Lowsley M18
EXOTH023 Better Wetherby additional M18
EXOTH022 HBC Further note on SA Points
EXOTH021 193 Further Rep G Owens 980428 matter 4
EXOTH020 192 Further Rep G Owens 980428 matter 19
EXOTH019 150 Flaxby Park Network Rail email
EXOTH018 Goode Matter 7
EXOTH017 Gladman Supplementary Response H51
EXOTH016 Banks Group Supplementary Response H51
EXOTH015 KTHG Response to HBC Note Sustainability Appraisal
EXOTH014 Note for the Inspector re North Stainley residential and primary school allocations redacted
EXOTH013 SOCG Relating to Highway Matters associated with Flaxby Park New Settlement
EXOTH012 SOCG relating to A1M Junction 14 and A59 A168 Junction
EXOTH011 Addendum Opinion Flaxby Park Limited
EXOTH010 Note on transport matters (response to EXMIQ006)
EXOTH009b Note on Health Check Appendix B
EXOTH009a Note on Health Check Appendix A
EXOTH009 Note on Health Check
EXOTH008 Response to Town Legal
EXSOCG11 Statement of Common Ground: On Highways Matters
EXOTH006a Housing update note
EXOTH006 Housing Land Supply update note
EXOTH007 Public Transport Corridors update note
EXOTH005 Employment land supply note - matter 5
EXSOCG05 site K24 redacted
EXSOCG06 site K25 redacted
EXSOCG07 site H22 H23 redacted
EXSOCG08 site H21 redacted
EXSOCG09 site P1 redacted
EXOTH004 Note for the Inspector regarding flexibility published
CD02a - update to the Proposed Modifications Schedule January 2019
EXOTH003 Note for Inspector regarding HEDNA
EXOTH002 Note for Inspector on SA issues raised by Flaxby Park
EXOTH002 Appendix 1
EXOTH002 Appendix 2
EXOTH002 Appendix 3
EXOTH001 Statement from Nidderdale AONB Joint Advisory Committee
EXHBCMIQ001 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 1
EXHBCMIQ002 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 2
EXHBCMIQ003 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 3
EXHBCMIQ004 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 4
EXHBCMIQ005 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 5
EXHBCMIQ006 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 6
EXHBCMIQ007 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 7
EXHBCMIQ008 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 8
EXHBCMIQ009 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 9
EXHBCMIQ010 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 10
EXHBCMIQ011 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 11
EXHBCMIQ012 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 12
EXHBCMIQ013 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 13
EXHBCMIQ014 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 14
EXHBCMIQ015 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 15
EXHBCMIQ016 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 16
EXHBCMIQ017 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 17
EXHBCMIQ018 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 18
EXHBCMIQ019 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 19
EXHBCMIQ020 Harrogate Borough Council response to inspector's matters, issues and questions matter 20
ALP04 Green Infrastructure Supplementary Planning document
EBH09 Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment: Methodology, March 2013
EBH10 Harrogate Borough Council : Gypsy and Traveller housing Needs Survey, Peter Brett and Opinion Research Services (2013)
EBH11 Housing Land Supply update Q2 October 2018
EBE08 HDLP Retail Background Paper, Peter Brett Associates (August 2018)
OD12 AONB management Plan 2014-2019
OD13 York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Spatial Plan, YNYER LEP (2015)
OD14 North Yorkshire Joint Health and Well-being Strategy 2015-2020
OD15 North Yorkshire Joint Strategic Needs Assessment Annual update 2016
OD16 HBC Annual Monitoring Report 2016
OD17 Sites and Policies DPD Submission Draft, HBC (Nov 2013)
EBE09 Review of Best and Good Employment Sites, HBC (May 2011)
EBE07 Visitor Accommodation Study 2015 - this is a duplicate of EBE05 Harrogate District Visitor Accommodation Study added to the library in error.
OD11 Minute of the Council meeting that approved the submission of the Plan for examination Dec 2017
EBH07 Harrogate Borough Council Strategic Housing Market Assessment September 2015
EBH08 Harrogate Borough Council Strategic Housing Market Assessment update June 2016
SD20 Draft Housing Delivery Action Plan, October 2018
ALP05 Renewable and Low Carbon Energy SPD (January 2015)
ALP06 Darley Village Design Statement (2002) (Parish Council for Menwith with Darley)
ALP07 Harrogate District Landscape Character Assessment 2004 (Harrogate)
EBH12 Harrogate District Brownfield Land Register rev 1 (December 2017)
OD18 A Strategic Transport Prospectus for North Yorkshire (April 2017) (North Yorkshire County Council)
OD19 Rationale for the Studley Royal World Heritage Site Buffer Zone (2013) (National Trust and English Heritage)
OD20 Letter to Council Leaders (2015) (DCLG and DCMS)
OD21 New Build Developments Delivering Gigabit Capable Connections (2018) DDCMS
OD22 Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review
OD23 Guide to available disability data (2015) DCLG
ALP08 Harrogate District Heritage Management Guidance Supplementary Planning guidance
OD24 Biodiversity 2020: A Strategy for England's Wildlife and Ecosystem Services
OD25 Examiner's report on Ripon Neighbourhood Plan
OD26 Cabinet Member report: Regulation 18 Decision
OD27 Harrogate local Authority Health profile 2018
OD28: A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment
CD05a HDLP Habitat Regulations Assessment Addendum December 2018
EBHP03 Draft Open Space Supplementary Planning Document Oct 2016
EBHP04 Draft Open Space SPD Methodology Paper Oct 2016
EXSOCG01 Ripon Barracks redacted
EXSOCG03 Historic England
EXSCG10 Leeds City Region Statement of Common Ground August 2018 redacted
Housing Delivery Action Plan draft
Guidance for the designation of local green space
SD22 Draft Infrastructure Delivery Plan Jan 201

A full index of all documents submitted to the Planning Inspectorate (including links to the documents) is available by visiting www.harrogate.gov.uk/downloads/file/4132/harrogate_district_local_plan_examination_library_list.

Responses to matters, issues and questions from 001 to 100
Responses to matters, issues and questions from 101 onwards

Page last updated 13/11/2019