Local Plan Examination

The stage four hearings will be held on Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 September.

You can find out more information here

Any questions?

Questions you may about the plan examination

Yes, anyone can watch the hearings online, but only people who

1. submitted comments

2. Are seeking to change the plan

3.and indicated they would like to participate in the oral examination session can speak

No further evidence can be submitted unless requested by the Inspector

Stage 1 will consider legal/procedural matters, vision and strategy, housing and
employment need and supply, and travellers.

Stage 2 will cover the spatial development strategy, the soundness of individual site allocations, and other policy matters.

When the plan is submitted for examination, it is considered to be complete and ready for examination

Stage 1 hearing - 3 options

There are three options from the Stage 1 hearings

The plan is sound

Not sound, but could be

The submitted plan is not sound but could be made sound by changes (known as main modifications) ), if necessary following additional work

Not sound

The plan is not sound and could not be made sound by changes


The Local Plan timetable is subject to change; we recommend you check the current situation on the Calderdale Examination website (our red button).
The information on this page is for general use only and does not constitute formal planning or legal advice