Craven Council consultation on preferred housing sites

Craven District Council has launched a final consultation on housing sites in the draft Local Plan. The consultation begins on Friday July 22 and will run for four weeks to the 19th August 2016.

The consultation documents on emerging preferred sites take into account more than 2,000 comments from the public, developers, and public bodies made on the pool of site options during the recent eight-week consultation. Any new or further information from this consultation will feed into the final report on housing sites to be included in the Publication Draft Local Plan, which will go to the Spatial Planning Committee, Policy Committee and Full Council in September.

The new consultation documents of maps showing the emerging preferred housing sites and accompanying supporting information will be available on Craven District Council’s website at from Friday July 22.

Hard copies of the consultation documents will also be available to view at Craven District Council Offices, Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton BD23 1FJ. The Council Offices are open 8.45am to 5.15pm Monday to Thursday and 8.45am to 4.45pm on a Friday. Copies of the consultation documents and feedback forms can also be viewed in libraries at Skipton, Cross Hills, Embsay, Settle, Bentham and Ingleton; and via the mobile library service. Completed feedback forms can be sent to or posted to the council using the address above.

See poster for details.

Full article at the Craven District Council

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