Declaration of result of poll - Thursday 14 February 2019

Ripon Neighbourhood Plan referendum

In accordance with the independent examiner's recommendations, the Ripon Neighbourhood Plan will proceed to a Neighbourhood Planning referendum on the 14 February 2019.

The final Ripon Neighbourhood Plan, incorporating the recommendations of the independent examiner can be found by visiting

In order to meet the requirements of the Localism Act 2011, the referendum will pose the question," Do you want Harrogate Borough Council to use the Ripon Neighbourhood Plan to help it decide planning applications in the Ripon Neighbourhood Area?".

Further details, including who is eligible to vote and how, are available at

General information on Neighbourhood Plans can be found at Further information, including how they fit within the planning system can be found with the government's planning practice guidance.

The Decision Statement, together with the Examiner's Report, the draft Ripon Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documentation can be viewed below:

The submission draft Ripon City Plan

Supporting documents

The documents and further information about the Plan and its development can also be found on Ripon City's website.

Documents can also be viewed in hard copy at:

  • Customer Service Centre, Ripon Town Hall, Market Place, Ripon HG4 1BZ
    (Monday to Thursday 8:30am until 4:45pm and Friday 8:30am until 4:15pm)
  • Ripon Library, The Arcade, Ripon HG4 1AG
    (Monday 10am until 6pm, Tuesday to Friday 10am until 5pm and Saturday 10am until 2pm
  • Customer Service Centre, Civic Centre, St Luke's Avenue, Harrogate HG1 2AE
    (Monday to Thursday 8:30am until 5pm and Friday 8:30am until 4:30pm)

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