A plan for Calderdale and Clifton

The Calderdale Local Plan will inform what, where, why and when developments will occur. The plan is part-way through the local plan examination process. 

Our response

We submitted a series of responses on the Local Plan to the Planning Inspector – find out more here


We are consulting on a neighbourhood plan to inform local developments, in line with the  plan.

Calderdale's Local Plan

What is the local plan ?

A Local Plan sets the planning policy, the plan usually lasts for 15 years and informs what can be built where

why is calderdale producing a plan ?

The Government places a legal requirement on Councils to produce a plan

what is the process for producing the plan ?

There are several steps for producing a plan, these are known as ‘Regulation stages’ – find out more here

is the draft plan a 'done deal' ?

NO! The independent Planning Inspector will decide if the plan is legally compliant and sound

how can i find out more about calderdale's plans ?

The CVNF is concerned with the Neighbourhood Plan for Clifton, for  information on the impact for Clifton visit Clifton Village website

why have a neighbourhood and local plan ?

The Neighbourhood Plan (NP) will sit alongside the Local Plan and will guide how planners decide on future applications