Current consultations
Harrogate District Draft Local Plan additional sites consultation - 25 August 2017
Budget 2018/2019 - closes 1 September 2017
Notice of review of polling districts and polling places - closes 18 September 2017
2018 Boundary Review - Initial proposals for Parliamentary constituency boundaries

Harrogate District Draft Local Plan additional sites consultation

Harrogate Borough Council is holding a six week consultation on additional sites for the Draft Local Plan between 14 July and 25 August 2017. The consultation includes:

  • Additional draft allocations for new homes and jobs
  • Draft new settlement allocation at Green Hammerton
  • Gypsy and Traveller sites
  • Amended draft allocations for housing
  • Draft educational facilities allocations

You can view and comment on the document via our consultation portal, or you can view PDFs of the main consultation document below. Due to the size of the document it has been split into three parts; part one contains the main report with all the individual site maps; parts two and three contain maps of settlements where additional draft allocations have been included.

Additional sites consultation documents

2017 July Draft Local Plan Additional Sites consultation Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3

The consultation document is also available to view in all of the district's libraries, at the council's main Crescent Gardens offices in Harrogate, at Ripon Town Hall and Knaresborough House during normal office hours.

Documents providing background information to the consultation are available to view on our evidence base page.

All comments to the consultation must be received by 4.30pm on Friday 25 August 2017.

Draft local plan documents

Notice of review of polling districts and polling places

In accordance with section 18C of the Representation of the People Act 1983, Harrogate Borough Council gives notice that a review of all polling districts and polling places in the Harrogate district is to be conducted

The review will have regard to the outcome of a review of the Harrogate Borough Council electoral arrangements undertaken by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England.

The council welcomes views or comments from electors and any persons or bodies with expertise in access to premises or facilities for persons with any type of disability. Representations will also be sought from Acting Returning Officers for the Parliamentary constituencies. Local political parties, District and County Councillors and Parish and Town Councils will also be consulted.

The Acting Returning Officer's proposals for the new polling districts and suitability of polling stations are published below

Review of Polling Places and Stations - excel document
Map showing Polling districts

Any comments must be submitted in writing to Harrogate Borough Council, PO Box 787, Harrogate, HG1 9RW or by email to by no later than 18 September 2017.

Any further information may be obtained by contacting the Electoral Services on 01423 556011.

Budget 2018/2019

Harrogate Borough Council is urging residents and businesses to have their say on the services that are important to them. The information will contribute towards of the development of our 2018/2019 budget and which will be finalised over the coming months. Also we are welcoming your thoughts on our corporate priorities which set out how the council intend to build our successes and meet over the next 3 years.

To complete the questionnaire by 1 September 2017 please visit

2018 Boundary Review - Initial proposals for Parliamentary constituency boundaries

On 13 September 2016 the Boundary Commission for England published its initial proposals for new parliamentary constituency boundaries. This marks the start of 12 weeks of consultation on those proposals, during which the Commission is inviting people to view and comment on the new boundaries. The Commission is an independent public body, and must make its recommendations for new Parliamentary boundaries to Parliament in September 2018. This is the first of three rounds of consultation which will be undertaken before that date.

The plans showing the proposals for North Yorkshire constituencies, and for the Harrogate and Knaresborough constituency in particular, are now on display in the reception area at the Council Offices, Crescent Gardens in Harrogate.

For the 2018 Review the Commission is promoting use of a consultation website as the primary tool for displaying proposals and receiving comments on them. This is available at The proposals and maps for the whole of the district – and the rest of England – are published on the website.

Page last updated 21/08/2017