Applications for planning permission are determined in-line with the statutory development plan unless material considerations indicate otherwise.
The development plan for the Harrogate district comprises the following:
- the Harrogate district Local Plan 2014-2035 (adopted March 2020)
- made neighbourhood plans
- minerals and waste plans, which are the responsibility of North Yorkshire County Council
A neighbourhood plan is made following the formal consultation process, examination and approval at referendum. The following neighbourhood plans have been made: