Harrogate Borough Council will be holding a six week consultation on the Draft Local Plan between 11 November and 23 December 2016.

The Draft Local Plan sets out how the district should grow and develop to 2035 and includes:

  • Policies to guide development
  • Sites for new homes and jobs
  • Options for a new settlement for the district
  • Allocations for Local Green Space
  • Development limits for settlements

The easiest way to submit your comments on the forthcoming consultation will be to use the online consultation portal at http://consult.harrogate.gov.uk/portal.

If you have not accessed the consultation portal recently we advise that you do so before the consultation starts to ensure you are familiar with your login and password details. If you have any issues there is a “Help” section on the home screen. Please refer to the FAQs section to find help on what to do if you need to re-set your password or have forgotten your username.  If you haven’t already done so, please ensure that you have provided a valid postal address, including full post code as part of your contact details. 

If you have any questions relating to the consultation portal please do contact the Planning Policy Team on 01423 500600 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..