Last Updated on 4th October 2022 by Ian

Harrogate Borough Council – Pre-Submission New Settlement (Maltkiln) Development Plan Document (Reg19) consultation

Harrogate Borough Council is holding a six week consultation from Monday 3 October to 4:30pm on Monday 14 November 2022 on the Draft New Settlement Development Plan Document (DPD) for Maltkiln.

Click https://consult.harrogate.gov.uk/kse/event/37082 to visit the Planning Policy Consultation Portal, view and respond to the consultation.

Following earlier stages of consultation and engagement we have prepared a Draft New Settlement Development Plan Document (DPD) for Maltkiln which sets out an ambitious thirty year vision and policy framework to guide how it is designed and developed. This includes the boundary, nature and form of the new settlement.

We are consulting on

  • The pre-submission New Settlement (Maltkiln) DPD (Regulation 19)

And the following consultation documents

  • Equality Assessment
  • Habitats Regulations Assessment
  • Sustainability Appraisal

To view the documents and respond to the current consultation please visit https://consult.harrogate.gov.uk/kse/event/37082 or you can access the Consultation Portal via the website at www.harrogate.gov.uk/newsettlementdpd

The documents are presented on an easy to navigate online viewer and are available to download as a pdf.  In addition to the above you will also find supporting documents and background papers which are available to view and download as a pdf.

Representations at this stage should be made on the legal and procedural compliance of the Development Plan Document (DPD), the soundness of the DPD, and whether the DPD is in conformity with the Duty to Cooperate.

Please refer to the guidance ‘Commenting on the Development Plan Document’ when preparing representations. This can be viewed at https://consult.harrogate.gov.uk/kse/event/37082 and at www.harrogate.gov.uk/newsettlementdpd.

The easiest way to submit comments is via the Consultation Portal https://consult.harrogate.gov.uk/kse/event/37082, however if you chose to submit your comments in writing a comment form can be downloaded from the  website www.harrogate.gov.uk/newsettlementdpd or collected from the following locations where hard copies of the documents are available to view

  • The Civic Centre, St Lukes Mount, Harrogate, HG1 2AE
  • Harrogate Library, Victoria Avenue, Harrogate, HG1 1EG
  • Ripon Library, The Arcade, Ripon, HG4 1AG
  • Knaresborough Library, 40 Market Place, Knaresborough, HG5 8AG
  • Boroughbridge Library, 17 St James Square, Boroughbridge, YO51 9AR
  • Poppleton Library, The Village, Upper Poppleton, YO26 6JT

While we encourage comments to be submitted via the Consultation Portal, comment forms may still be submitted via email to planningpolicy@harrogate.gov.uk or by letter to

  • Policy and Place Team, Place-shaping and Economic Growth, Harrogate Borough Council, PO Box 787, Harrogate, HG1 9RW

Anonymous comments without a name and address will not be accepted. All comments will be recorded and published on the Consultation Portal, alongside the name of the person or organisation making the comment. Your address and email address will not be shown but will be stored in our database and used to notify you of future planning policy consultations. Please specify if you do not wish to be notified of future consultations.

Following the consultation, the Development Plan Document will be submitted, together with the individual representations received, to the Secretary of State for the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, who will appoint an independent Inspector to conduct an Examination in Public.

Please note that the deadline for submitting representations is 4:30pm on Monday 14 November 2022

If you have any queries please contact the Planning Policy Team on 01423 500600 or email planningpolicy@harrogate.gov.uk

The Policy and Place Team

Harrogate Borough Council

planningpolicy@harrogate.gov.uk

01423 500600

 

STATEMENT OF REPRESENTATION PROCEDURE AND STATEMENT OF FACT 

Harrogate Borough Council 

The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 – Regulation 19 

New Settlement (Maltkiln) Development Plan Document 

Title of Document 

Pre-submission New Settlement (Maltkiln) Development Plan Document

Subject Matter and Area Covered 

Harrogate Borough Council has prepared the Publication version of the New Settlement (Maltkiln) Development Plan Document for submission to the Secretary of State for the Department of Levelling-Up, Housing and Communities. The pre-submission New Settlement (Maltkiln) Development Plan Document sets the development of the new settlement which is a key part of the district’s growth strategy, providing much needed homes and jobs in a sustainable location along the York-Harrogate-Leeds rail line. The broad location for the settlement was established in the Harrogate District Local Plan 2014-2035 after a rigorous process of consultation.

Period of Publication for Representations 

Representations are invited on the New Settlement (Maltkiln) Development Plan Document for a period of 6 weeks, from Monday 3 October 2022 and ending at 4:30pm on Monday 14 November 2022. This statement provides details on how to make representations.

Statement of fact – How to view the documents 

During this public representations period, copies of the New Settlement (Maltkiln) Development Plan Document and other proposed submission documents listed below will be available on the Councils Consultation Portal at https://consult.harrogate.gov.uk and will also be available for inspection at the following locations

  • Civic Centre, St Lukes Mount, Harrogate, HG1 2AE – opening hours 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Thursdays and 8:30am to 4:30pm Fridays
  • Harrogate Library, Victoria Avenue, Harrogate, HG1 1EG
  • Ripon Library, The Arcade, Ripon, HG4 1AG
  • Knaresborough Library, 40 Market Place, Knaresborough, HG5 8AG
  • Boroughbridge Library, 17 St James Square, Boroughbridge, YO51 8AR – opening hours for these libraries can be viewed athttps://www.northyorks.gov.uk/local-libraries 
  • Poppleton Library, The Village, Upper Poppleton, YO26 6JT – opening hours can be viewed at https://www.exploreyork.org.uk/poppleton-library/ 

Documents which are available to view are

  • Pre-submission New Settlement (Maltkiln) DPD (Regulation 19)
  • Sustainability Appraisal Report
  • Habitats Regulation Assessment
  • Equality Analysis Report

There are also a considerable number of supporting and background documents which underpin the pre-submission New Settlement (Maltkiln) Development Plan Document and these can be viewed on the Consultation Portal at https://consult.harrogate.gov.uk and via the website at www.harrogate.gov.uk/newsettlementdpd

Representations 

Representations on the document can be made through the representation period but must be made before 4:30pm on Monday 14 November 2022.  Please note late representations will not be accepted.

To help present your comments in the best way for the inspector to consider them a standard comment form has been designed which is available to complete through the Consultation Portal https://consult.harrogate.gov.uk

Please refer to the Councils guidance ‘Commenting on the Development Plan Document’ available via the website, when preparing representations.

Alternatively you can download or collect a comment form (from the locations listed above), and return it to us at Planning Policy, Harrogate Borough Council, PO Box 787, Harrogate, HG1 9RW or email planningpolicy@harrogate.gov.uk  All representations should include your name and postal address.

All individual representations received will be submitted to the Secretary of State together with a summary of the main issues raised during the representations period and considered as part of a public examination by an independent Planning Inspector.

Representations at this stage should only be made on the legal and procedural compliance of the New Settlement (Maltkiln) DPD, the soundness of the New Settlement (Maltkiln) DPD and whether the New Settlement (Maltkiln) DPD is in conformity with the Duty to Cooperate.

For further details, please contact the Planning Policy Team on 01423 500600 or email planningpolicy@harrogate.gov.uk