Commenting on Applications
The Council's Development Management Service is responsible for dealing with planning applications and other associated applications (Listed Building Consent, advertisement consent, etc.) submitted to the Council under the Planning Acts for that part of the District outside of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
The Development Management team is also responsible for the administration and management of matters relating to trees covered by Tree Preservation Orders and trees in Conservation Areas.
We encourage the community to comment on current applications so that views can be taken into consideration when the application is determined. We especially encourage you to comment on an application by e-mail (see details below). The process by which applications are dealt with is explained elsewhere on this web site by following this link How Your Application Will Be Dealt With
. The way in which the community can best be involved in the development management process is also set out in Section 4 (page 19) of our Statement of Community Involvement
. This also explains how we will give publicity to planning applications, particularly in the way that neighbours will be notified and consulted when an application has been made. It further explains how the general public and others can make comments on applications and the way in which such comments will be considered.
Please see our Public Access for Planning page for information about applications and where you can also make comments on any current application that has not yet been determined.
We look forward to receiving your views.